Student Awards

Empower leaders of tomorrow

Founded in 2006 by Michel Dubarry, President Europe & North Africa at Rolls-Royce International, the USAIRE Student Awards invite students from around the world to work on on a specific topic every year that addresses challenges of the aerospace, defence, space or high-technologies industries


Only the 5 best submissions are awarded. The ranking is established by a jury of professionals. Join the competition !

2021 Student Awards
What aviation for tomorrow's world?

Award Winners

Winner 2020

Corentin LEFLOCH


Winner 2020

Florian GANDON

Sciences Po

Previous years Student
Awards Topics

Topic 2020

Be Green, Keep Flying!

Unveiled by Anne Rigail (Air France)
in partnership with Paris Air Forum 2020

Topic 2019

Defense Aerospace and protectionism in a multipolar world. From civil to defense, and vice-versa: what industrial strategies ?

Unveiled by Gen Philippe Lavigne (French Air Force)

Topic 2018

Breakthrough technologies, the start-up that will disrupt the aerospace industry by 2030

Unveiled by Patrice Caine (Thales)

Topic 2017

From design to supply chain, from production to sales, from start-up to certification: Digitalisation and cost reduction

Unveiled by Eric Trappier (Dassault Aviation)

Student Awards Alumni

Finalists and laureates are invited to join ORAJe – Organisation des Rencontres
Aéronautiques de la Jeunesse – the alumni association of the contest,
which develops relationships between industry leaders, young professionals and students
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