Shell Ideas360 Competition for Students. (win a sponsored trip to Shell Eco-Marathon 2014 in Rotterdam).

Deadline: December 1 2013

Shell Ideas360 is a global competition  organised by Shell International Limited for  students to develop game-changing ideas for  tackling Energy, Water and Food issues.

The theme of Shell Ideas360 is “People  & Planet – the Energy, Water and Food  Challenge”. All individual participants  or teams will be requested to develop an  Formulate  and submit  your idea.

Who can participate?

Shell Ideas360 is open to University students from around the world.

Students wishing to participate must be registered to study full-time at a recognized, degree-awarding institution and should be due to graduate after May 2014. Participants can be studying a Bachelors, Masters or MBA level degree in any discipline. There is no age limit. Current employees, placement students or those in the Shell graduate program cannot participate.

  • Participation in the Competition is open to any person who
  • (i) is, or will be, aged 18 or over by 31/05/14; and
  • ii) is currently studying (and is officially registered to continue studying until at least (31/05/2014)  as a full time undergraduate or postgraduate  at a recognised, degree awarding university  or other equivalent higher education  establishment (“Eligible Student”).

Why participate?

Apart from the opportunity to contribute your own ideas to create a better future, we – and our partner National Geographic  – are offering the following**:

  • The winners will receive a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join a National Geographic Expedition.
  • The most revolutionary ideas will be considered for funding by the Shell GameChanger programme –  Read more about GameChanger
  • Participants selected for the later stages of the Competition will have direct access to Shell Subject Matter Experts and Mentors to help develop their ideas.
  • Finalists will be invited to a prestigious event in May 2014, where they will meet an exclusive group of business and thought leaders.



The five individuals or teams that are  selected to progress through to the final  stage will receive a sponsored trip to  Shell Eco-Marathon 2014 in Rotterdam,  the Netherlands, and the winner of the competition will receive  the grand prize of a National Geographic  Expedition.
As part of Shell’s commitment to investing  in innovation, the best ideas (whether or not they are selected for the Final) will also  be considered for funding by the Shell GameChanger programme.


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Registration Procedure

  • You can register and set up your personal  profile at
  • You can enter either as an individual or as  part of a team of up to three people. If you  decide to enter as a team, you will need to  nominate a Team Captain who can submit an  idea on the team’s behalf.
  • Each participant/team will also be required to nominate a member of academic staff  from their University to act as a university  sponsor throughout the individual’s or team’s  participation in Shell Ideas360.

For More Information:

Visit the official Webpage of the Shell Ideas 360 Global Competition


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