How to Apply

The Application Period for the 2020 ULI Hines Student Competition opened October 2019 and closed December 13, 2019.

ULI invites teams from accredited educational institutions to participate in the ULI Hines Student Competition. Teams must be composed of graduate students pursuing a graduate degree while fully enrolled for the entire duration of the academic period during which the competition is conducted. For further details about team composition requirements, visit the How to Form a Team section.

Application Overview

Teams that wish to compete must submit the following information via an online application:

  • Name and contact information for all five team members;
  • Degree program information for all five team members;
  • A one-page résumé for each of the five team members;
  • Names and contact information for the team’s faculty advisers (up to two allowed from different disciplines);
  • Names and contact information for the team’s professional advisers (up to two allowed from different disciplines);
  • Signature of the department head of the sponsoring school; and
  • Verification forms for each team member who is a part-time student or a fifth-year eligible student, such as BArch or BLA student.

Application Instructions

Review the eligibility requirements below, form your team, and complete the online application at http://www.uli.org/hines2020 to compete in the ULI Hines Student Competition. Any applications submitted by e-mail will be discarded.

Eligibility

Ineligible to compete are members of the jury; the competition faculty and professional advisers; all officials, current employees, and recent former employees of UL); the employees, students, and immediate family members of any of these parties; and those whom ULI deems to present a conflict of interest; and all students from the finalist teams in the 2018 and 2019 competitions.

ULI reserves the right to disqualify teams, limit the number of teams that can participate in the competition, and select teams for participation based on geographic diversity, team statements, team makeup, university diversity, or other criteria listed in the competition guidelines.

ULI notified teams of their eligibility to compete in the 2020 competition by Friday, December 20, 2019.