The Award intends to promote and support the geological field survey and mapping activities of Italian and foreign students. The Società Geologica Italiana will assign the Award during its National Congress.
The Award is biennial and includes two categories: 1) Undergraduate students, 2) PhD students.
The geological maps submitted to the Award competition will be exposed in a dedicated poster session during the Congress of the Società Geologica Italiana. The Award is entitled to Emilio Cortese.
The competition announcement is issued by the Società Geologica Italiana during the first Consiglio Direttivo of the year in which the Award is conferred. The deadline for the submission is defined in the competition announcement.