PESA WA Award Program 2016

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The Western Australian branch of the Petroleum Exploration Society of Australia (PESA WA) is offering awards to eligible students currently studying a petroleum exploration related discipline. The aim of the program is to promote and encourage petroleum-related research and education in Western Australia.

These awards are open to:

Third Year and Honours undergraduate students

Masters by research and/or coursework post-graduate levels.

Eligibility

The PESA WA Award Program is open to students who, at the application deadline, are:

1. Enrolled as a third year or higher undergraduate or post-graduate student in a petroleum exploration related† science program at a Western Australia tertiary institution;

2. A current financial member of PESA.

3. Australian citizen and/or resident.

†This includes geology, geophysics and/or a geoscience major.

PESA Membership

Students wishing to be considered for a PESA WA Award for the current year need to be approved PESA members at the time awards are considered. Student membership is $16.50/year and includes free access to the PESA library and subsidised attendance at technical lunches and short courses. Registration is available online at www.pesa.com.au

When to Apply

Applications should be received by the committee prior to the application deadline of 16th September 2016

Selection Procedure

Applications will be assessed by the PESA WA committee. Successful applicants will be notified and invited to a technical luncheon or PESA function to receive their award. Honours and MSc candidates are requested to provide an article about their current research for the PESA News magazine (see below)

How To Apply

Applicants must include the following in their application:

– a completed Application Form;

– a certified copy of their Tertiary Academic Record;

-Honours and MSc Candidates should include a short article (<2 pages) about their research project, which is suitable for publication in the PESA news magazine.

Completed application forms and accompanying documentation should be emailed to wa-secretary@pesa.com.au

It is important that the application is completed in full as incomplete applications may affect your chance of selection.

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