Skip to ContentSkip to Navigation
Campus Fryslân

Leeuwarder Courant Awards 2019

15 March 2019

Sign up now for the Leeuwarder Courant Awards

A surprising initiative, an innovative project, a great idea or a special internship: this is your chance to be in the spotlight! Sign up and become the representative of your university in the competition for the prestigious Leeuwarder Courant Awards (LC Awards).

What is the LC Awards?

The LC Awards is an initiative of the regional newspaper the Leeuwarder Courant (LC). They want to draw attention to interesting projects of students in Leeuwarden. All students with an original idea, which has value for the community, are welcome to apply. There is a special category for professional and academic bachelor and master students. You can win a statuette and a prize of €333,33. In addition, you will enter the competition for the Audience prize.

LC Awards 2018
LC Awards 2018


Your entry can be a research proposal, a case study or a part of your thesis. You can also participate with a group of students. The only criteria are: originality and social value. To give an impression you can watch the videos of Sara and Guillem who did a project on the perception of understanding Frisian or Amin who worked on his thesis about food waste.

How can you apply?

Sign up by filling out the application form before the 18th of April 2019.

Important dates

1) After 18 April the jury will nominate a project of the bachelor and a project of the masters which will be participating in the Leeuwarder Courant Award.

2) LC-Awards:

We will make a short movie of the project of the awardee. On May 28th 2019 there will be a section in the Leeuwarder Courant introducing all projects participating in the LC Awards. People can start voting now on your project for the Audience prize.

3) The LC Awards show is on 12th of June 2019 at the Leeuwarder Courant. This show will give you an opportunity to present your project, impress the LC jury and answer the questions of the jury members.  You can present your project by giving a short and powerful three-minute presentation of your project for the public of the LC Awards Show.

If you have any questions, please send a mail to

Last modified:16 April 2019 09.06 a.m.

More news

  • 17 September 2019

    Sustainable banks augment the safety of the financial system

    Banks with a high sustainability score have a lower default risk. In addition, the most sustainable banks help to reduce the systemic risk of the financial system as a whole. These are the conclusions of Bert Scholtens, Professor of Sustainable Banking...

  • 17 September 2019

    Klokhuisprijs-nominaties: spinnen, wolven, vluchtelingen en 2000 jaar oude koks

    Elk jaar organiseert televisieprogramma Het Klokhuis een wetenschapsprijs voor universiteiten en hogescholen. De RUG heeft dit jaar vier onderzoeken ingezonden die aansprekend zijn voor kinderen.

  • 17 September 2019

    Future markets for renewable gases and hydrogen

    The in-depth study “Future markets for renewable gases and hydrogen: What would be the optimal regulatory provisions?” by Professor José Luis Moraga, Professor Machiel Mulder and Peter Perey explores the economic outlook for renewable gases and hydrogen...