15 February 2020





Schneider Go Green 2020 (Middle East & Africa)

Schneider Electric is leading the Digital Transformation of Energy Management and Automation. Schneider Go Green are always on the lookout for bold ideas that can shape the future of our industry and our company.

Schneider Go Green is now celebrating 10 years and our 2020 edition is going to be even more special! Schneider Go Green are looking for students like you around the world who are willing to put their skills and ideas to the test.
Win the trip of a lifetime to Las Vegas at Schneider Electric’s Global Innovation Summit!

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Send your idea related to one of our four segments within energy management:

  1. Sustainability & Access to Energy: Digitize our business and enable access to energy or sustainable developments.
  2. Buildings of the Future: Can buildings be smarter, more sustainable and incorporate new technologies?
  3. Plants of the Future: Apply IoT, AI, Machine Learning and more to the industries of the present or future.
  4. Grids of the Future: Imagine the future of energy management and distribution!
For 180 years Schneider Electric has been committed to changing the way we access energy. As a global specialist in energy management, with operations in more than 100 countries, Schneider Electric offers integrated solutions across multiple market segments, including utilities & infrastructures, machine manufacturers, non-residential buildings, data centres & networks, and in residential buildings. Focused on making energy safe, reliable, efficient, productive and green, the Group’s 170,000 plus employees achieved revenues of over 24.7 billion euros in 2016 through an active commitment to helping individuals and organizations make the most of their energy.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Sustainability & Access to Energy
  • Engineering
  • Business
  • Physics
  • Computer Science
  • Mathematics

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

APPLICATION PHASE: 3 October 2019 – 30 January 2020



GLOBAL FINALS: 3-4 June 2020

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Studying Engineering, Business, Physics, Computer Science, Mathematics and other Sciences
  • Location: worldwide (Team members must be studying in the same Region for the duration of the competition.)
  • At least one team member must be a woman, in line with their Diversity & Inclusion philosophy.
  • Be proficient in English (the Grand Finale pitch will be presented in English.)
  • Only university students eighteen (18) years of age or older at the time of submission of the Initial Application are permitted to submit their proposals.
  • Students worldwide must be registered in a bachelor’s (at least the 2nd year), master’s or MBA program of business or engineering are eligible to compete in the Contest.

Opportunity Cost


  • Trip to Boston – visit Schneider Innovation HUB + Personalized MIT and Greentown lab tour
  • Selected teams will be invited to a fully sponsored trip to the Schneider Electric Innovation Summit in Las Vegas to pitch for the Grand Prize
  • Participants will receive mentorship from Schneider Electric experts to polish their proposals and make it to the Grand Finale!
  • One all-female team from the semi-finals will win the Women in Energy Award, securing a place in the finals and cash prize of USD $1,000.

How to Apply

First Step: Create an account.

Second Step: Fill out the profile page then upload profile picture

Third Step: You must register for the competition as an individual. However, to submit a full application you must also register as a team of two. Accepted formats for the initial application:

Text description: .doc or .pdf format, max. 500 words, 12-size Arial or Times New Roman font, file size max. 15 MB
Infographic: .ppt or .pdf format, max. 4 slides/pages including 1 cover slide, file size max. 15 MB
Make sure to clearly state your objectives and original ideas for a solution to any of the world’s energy problems, or one of the Schneider Electric’s four business case challenges. Be creative! Do not submit ideas that are not your own.
  • Initial Applications must be submitted online in plain English.
  • Each team will have the chance to pitch their bold idea in a 15-minute presentation followed by 5 minutes of Q&A with the jury made up Schneider Electric’s senior management

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This Scholarship Published by:
Rahaf Elkhodary/ Egypt

Reviewed by” Amina Hamed / Egypt
MARJ3 Intern
MARJ3 Scholarships team