The topic

« From design to supply chain, from production to sales,

from start-up to certification:

digitalisation and cost reduction »



« Du design à la supply chain, de la production à la vente, de la start-up à la certification :

la digitalisation en faveur de la réduction des coûts »



The method & schedule


A 2-step Competition:


You will be pre-selected on the basis of a written ONE-PAGER

summarizing the main elements of a FINAL 10-PAGE PAPER


  • Sunday MAY 14th 2017: The pre-selection ONE-PAGER is sent to USAIRE
  • End of MAY 2017 : Preselected students are notified
  • Paris Air Show, June 2017: Integration event for the 2017 finalists
  • Sunday SEPTEMBER 3th 2017 : deadline to send the final document (10 pages max.)
  • Friday NOVEMBER 24th 2017 : Award ceremony – USAIRE Thanksgiving dinner



 The papers can be issued in English or in French




Who can I participate?

The Award is open to any students (higher education) in Europe: Bachelor, Masters, MBA, PhD, non-european exchange student, etc.


  • You can participate alone, or work in pairs.
  • Teams can be made of students from the same institution, or from institutions miles apart, even in different countries.
  • To find a team-mate, you can contact USAIRE ( before the May 1st 2017:
  • You can give several tries in a row to the USAIRE Student Award


Call for paper

Call for paper 2017
Call for paper 2017.pdf
Document Adobe Acrobat 261.2 KB

Some great yet useful prices


Price exemples:

  • Internships and HR Trainings: voucher for two internships with Airbus Group, Training with Michael Page…
  • Airline tickets: Singapore Airlines, Transavia France, Qatar Airways…
  • Companies Discovery: Rolls-Royce, Marshall Aerospace…
  • Participation in a humanitarian mission around the world (ASF)
  • Electronic devices (Panasonic Avionics), a annual subscription to Air & Cosmos..

It is also an opportunity for students to:

  • Develop a systemic view of the world of aviation, through strategic topics
  • Acquire and develop essential skills for your career: join ORAJe - The organization of aerospace meetings with European youth, which aims at intensifying and sustaining the relationship between industry and youth.

Contact / more details


Give it a try!
Please send you pre-selection paper by email, no later than May 14th 2017 to : tél. : 01 47 22 14 40


Our partners


Our partners are the support and bedrock for the USAIRE Student Award.  Without them, we would have no participant engagement nor any sources of support and advice to make this campaign successful.  We are proud to display our partner companies and industrials below.