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ATA Scientific Encouragement Award 2016
If you are a young scientist you can enter our competition to win a $1500 Encouragement Award. This award is intended to provide you with financial assistance to attend a relevant science meeting or to further your research or studies.
The participant who submits the most interesting, surprising or amusing entry will receive a A$1500 award. There are also two runners up awards of $600 each.
The competition is open to science graduates including Masters, PhD candidates and Post doc scientists aged 30 or younger who work in the fields of the Life or Material or Chemical or Environmental Sciences* in Australian or New Zealand organisations. We can only accept one entry per person. Winning entries will be posted on our website and Facebook and featured in our newsletter. Payment is conditional upon your supervisor or organisation giving written permission for you to receive this award. The entries will be assessed by a panel of ATA Scientific staff. * As a guide these fields include Biotech, Protein, Pharma, Food, Agriculture, Chemical, Polymer, Ceramics, Particles, Surfaces, Minerals, Soil and Water.
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