To recognize the importance of global environmental sustainability, the Rotary Clubs of Balwyn and Geelong conduct a Postgraduate Global Environmental Sustainability (PGES) Awards Program.
The awards are for students enrolled in at least the second year of a PhD program (by research), in an area related to environmental sustainability, and are intended to assist the recipients to attend and present their research results at an international conference, held in Australia or overseas. The conference must be held between 1 January, 2018 and 31 December, 2018.
The value of the awards will normally be within the range $1,000 – $2,500.
The 2018 application round focused on students pursuing research in science and engineering in areas related to Global Environmental Sustainability.
Students must be Australian citizens in at least the second year of a research-based PhD program at a recognised university in Victoria. They must be presenting a paper (talk or poster) at the conference. Confirmation of the conference presentation will be required prior to an award being made
The award will be made on the basis of the academic record of the student, the quality of the application, the relevance of the conference to the student’s research and the international standing of the conference. As indicated above, the 2018 application round will focus on students pursuing research in science and engineering in areas related to Global Environmental Sustainability.
Condition of Award
Successful applicants will:
- be expected to provide a brief written report in which they indicate how attendance at the conference was of benefit to their research work, and
- if required attend a meeting of the Rotary Club of Balwyn or Geelong and give a brief presentation describing, in terms suitable to the lay person, the content of their presentation at the conference and how the conference was of value to their studies.
CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: CLOSED
Please direct any queries concerning The Rotary Club of Balwyn Postgraduate Global Environmental Sustainability (PGES) Awards Program to email@example.com
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