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  • Who may participate in Stars of the Year?
  • How can I participate in Stars of the Year?
  • May I apply for more than one categories with one project?
  • May I participate with a project made by more than one company/department?
  • What must be the starting and ending dates of the project that I will be presenting with my application?
  • May I participate again with the same project that was awarded the Stars of the Year in previous years?
Who may participate in Stars of the Year?
All employees of Yıldız Holding Companies may participate in Stars of the Year. Employees of contractors are also allowed to apply. Third parties outside of Yıldız Holding Companies (agencies, consultancy company) may not join the teams.
How can I participate in Stars of the Year?
After checking out the categories and terms provided on the web site, you may apply using the application form and the “submit” section also provided on the web site.
May I apply for more than one categories with one project?
No. You may apply for only one category with one project but you may apply for more than one categories with more than one project (with the same or a different team mates).
May I participate with a project made by more than one company/department?
Of course. We like Alignment.
What must be the starting and ending dates of the project that I will be presenting with my application?
Projects that were made and resulted between the dates October 31st 2018 and December 4th 2019 shall be evaluated.
May I participate again with the same project that was awarded the Stars of the Year in previous years?
Projects already submitted to this Award Platform in previous years’ will not be accepted. Only exception would be projects which have been significantly modified/remodeled (i.e being digitalized), although still subject to Jury approval.

  • May I make my application in the language of my choice?
  • May I use a document other than the online form provided on the web site for application?
  • Can I upload images or tables to support my online written application?
  • I want to include a video file in my application. Should I add it into the online form or upload separately?
  • What is the maximum number for team members in the team?
May I make my application in the language of my choice?
No. Applications shall be made in English language.
May I use a document other than the online form provided on the web site for application?
No. You have to use the online form provided on the web site.
Can I upload images or tables to support my online written application?
Yes. You can upload up to five images and create or paste tables in the outcome section (Step 4) on the online form. Please make sure that your application does not exceed 750 words in total. In order to maintain the standard application format do not copy and paste from Word, PowerPoint or Keynote.
I want to include a video file in my application. Should I add it into the online form or upload separately?
You must upload into the online form. When completing the online form, Step 6 will ask you to upload videos. You can upload up to 3 videos, which must be in the MP4 format (100 MB maximum).
What is the deadline for submissions?
Please apply latest by 4 December 2019.
What is the maximum number for team members in the team?
If it is a project you prepared on your own, you may apply in your own name. If it is a team work, you may apply by naming all your team members by their names.

Important notes

Please check following key points:


Preparation

Before you start preparing your submission, please check out the online submission form.


Schedule

Please double check all dates including project submission deadline on the Schedule page.


Submit

If everything is OK, submit your application by using online form via this web site.


Support

If all above fails, we are glad to help. Please check Contact page for details.