AEA U.S. Student Evaluation Case Competition

Students are encouraged to participate in the AEA Student Evaluation Case Competition! You will work with a team of students, with a coach or two guiding your preparation, to analyze a case and develop an evaluation plan for an organization facing a contemporary issue. This competition is a great way to develop your evaluation competencies and prepare you for a career in evaluation. The winning team will be recognized at the upcoming AEA conference and will receive a year of free membership and free conference registration! 

Interested in learning more about the upcoming AEA Student Evaluation Case Competition? Please feel free to join the Student Evaluation Case Competition Working Group for a Q&A on Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 7 PM ET.


2023 Informational Webinar


Teams can register for the competition now until Friday, March 1, 2024.

Submit Team Application

Judges can apply now until Friday, March 1, 2024.

Submit Judge Application

Information for Teams

Information for Judges

Competition Rules

Past Competitions

General FAQ

If you are interested in sponsoring the student evaluation case competition by providing financial support for winning teams, please email us at

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please email the case competition team at This page will be updated frequently, so please check back here regularly.