Deadline: 28th April 2023 |10 ASEAN Nations. 1 ASEAN Champion. With a population of over 600 million, Southeast Asia is one of the fastest growing regions in the world. Despite this, ASEAN still faces many social, health & environmental challenges that impede its progress.

We invite all ASEAN youths to help shape the future by harnessing data to highlight key issues in ASEAN. Use data analytics to propose solutions that can make a difference to its people.

Join the competition today if you are an ASEAN National with the age of 15 to 30 years and currently taking full-time education at educational institutions in Southeast Asia. Attractive Prizes await!

About The Competition

ASEAN Data Science Explorers (ASEAN DSE) competition is one element of the ASEAN DSE programme, which aims to:

  • Promote ASEAN awareness, particularly ASEAN 2025: Forging Ahead Together, ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community Blueprint 2025 (ASCC), and ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2025 (AEC)
  • Promote United Nations – Sustainable Development Goals (UN-SDGs)
  • Empower youths across the 10 ASEAN Member States with data analytics skills and other relevant skills such as problem-solving skill, critical thinking skill, analytical thinking skill, collaboration skill, and communication skill
  • Inspire youths across the ASEAN region to take part in tackling pressing socio-economic issues across the region through data-driven proposals that will contribute to the achievement of the UN-SDGs within the region

ASEAN DSE competition has been endorsed by the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Youth (SOMY) and ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Education (SOM-ED) as it supports the achievement of the ASEAN Work Plan on Youth and Education 2021-2025.

Who are eligible to participate in this Competition?

This competition is dedicated to youths with ASEAN nationality aged 15 to 30 currently undertaking full-time education in educational institutions (high school, polytechnic, universities, etc.) based in the 10 ASEAN countries. Detailed information about the eligibility of participants can be found here.

Read about the experience of 2 Bruneians taking part here

Find out more and apply at the official link below:


Apply before 28th April, 2023