Awards Program - Current Call for Nominations

This section details awards that are currently open for nomination in the following categories:

 

Engineers Australia College and Technical Society Awards 

 

 

D.N Foster Award 

Nominations for the 2015 D.N Foster Scholarship are now open 
 

The Fellowship Fund is to encourage engineering students to pursue career opportunities in coastal and/or ocean engineering. Up to four Awards will be offered to final year undergraduate engineering students on a bi-annual basis linked to the Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference. The Coasts & Ports Conference is an amalgamation of the Australasian Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference and the Australasian Port and Harbour Conference.

For more information, please see the NCCOE Awards page. Nominations close Monday 25th May, 2015. 

 

Young Environmental Engineer of the Year 

Nominations for the 2015 Young Environmental Engineer of the Year Award are now open 
 
The 2014 Young Environmental Engineer of the Year award is presented by the Environmental College of Engineers Australia to acknowledge and reward young environmental engineers who have:
  1. Engineering competence
  2. Demonstrated leadership skills including leadership of teams
  3. Positive/notable outcomes from their engineering work
  4. Creativity/innovation
  5. Community service to industry, the profession and/or society
For more information, please see the Environmental College Awards page. Nominations close Monday 25th May, 2015. 
 

RTSA Annual Scholarship 

Nominations for the 2015 RTSA Annual Scholarship are now open
 

The Rail Scholarship is offered annually by the RTSA and it is open to applications from railway professionals and technicians who can demonstrate an on-going record of work in the rail industry in Australasia for at least two years prior to lodging an application and are desirous of attaining a higher level of qualification by attending a university course that is relevant to their work either at graduate or undergraduate level.

For more information, please see the RTSA  Awards page. Nominations close Friday 5th June, 2015. 

 

John Connell Gold Medal 

 Nominations for the 2015 John Connell Gold Medal are now open
 
This award is for an eminent structural engineer. It is named after John Connell, principal and founder of John Connell and Associates. John Connell is considered to have made an outstanding contribution to the practise of structural engineering in Australia and to exporting Australian engineering skills to Asia in the 1970s and 1980s. He has continued to be involved with Aurecon since his retirement.
 
For more information, please see the Structural College Awards page. Nominations close Friday 5th June, 2015.
 

Most Encouraging Student or Non Profit Group in Gender Diversity

Nominations for the Most Encouraging Student or Non Profit Group in Gender Diversity are now open

Eligible companies are to be not-for-profit. This award is sponsored by Women In Engineering National Committee and considers nominations annually.

Nominees/nominators must address the fields provided in no more than 500 words per section and show how they have gained the attributes through engineering. Nominees/nominators are encouraged to address the relevant criteria for the award:

  1. Projects demonstrating recruiting, retaining and recognizing female engineers
  2. Audience number/Number of students targeted
  3. Number of current females studying engineering and/or studying engineering supporting the group
  4. Degree to which a company has fostered skills development of female engineers
  5. Degree to which female engineers have achieved career progression within the company

For more information, please see the Women in Engineering Awards page. Nominations close Tuesday 30th June, 2015.

Most Ambitious Company in Gender Diversity

Nominations for the Most Ambitious Company in Gender Diversity are now open

Eligible companies can be not-for-profit or commercial. This award is sponsored by Women In Engineering National Committee and considers nominations annually.

Nominees/nominators must address the fields provided in no more than 500 words per section and show how they have gained the attributes through engineering. Nominees/nominators are encouraged to address the relevant criteria for the award:

  1. Projects demonstrating recruiting, retaining and recognizing female engineers
  2. Significant effort in improvement of policies, procedures in regards to Gender Diversity
  3. Degree to which a company has fostered skills development of female engineers
  4. Degree to which female engineers have achieved career progression within the company
  5. Numbers of female engineers and female members of Engineers Australia per male equivalency (fellows, CPEng, members and grads)

For more information, please see the Women in Engineering Awards page. Nominations close Tuesday 30th June, 2015.

Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity

Nominations for the Most Outstanding Company in Gender Diversity are now open

Eligible companies can be not-for-profit or commercial. This award is sponsored by Women In Engineering National Committee and considers nominations annually.

Nominees/nominators must address the fields provided in no more than 500 words per section and show how they have gained the attributes through engineering. Nominees/nominators are encouraged to address the relevant criteria for the award:

  1. Projects demonstrating recruiting, retaining and recognizing female engineers
  2. Previous award or recognition or statement in Gender Diversity and/or significant effort in improvement of policies, procedures in regards to Gender Diversity
  3. Degree to which a company has fostered skills development of female engineers
  4. Degree to which female engineers have achieved career progression within the company
  5. Numbers of female engineers and female members of Engineers Australia per male equivalency (fellows, CPEng, members and grads)

For more information, please see the Women in Engineering Awards page. Nominations close Tuesday 30th June, 2015.

 

2015 John Monash Medal

Nominations for the 2015 John Monash Medal are now open
 
Engineers Australia has established the John Monash Medal as an annual award to recognise outstanding contributions made by individuals towards increasing the awareness, and conservation, of Australia's engineering heritage.
 
The nominee should have, over a considerable period of time, made an outstanding contribution to Engineering Heritage in Australia, through one or more of the following:
  1. the raising of awareness of engineering heritage within the profession;
  2. the promotion of engineering heritage within the community;
  3. the recording and documentation of engineering heritage;
  4. the conservation of engineering heritage;
  5. such other contribution to engineering heritage as EHA may considers worthy of recognition.
This award is open to members and non-members of Engineers Australia.
 
For more information, please see the Engineering Heritage Australia Awards page. Nominations close Friday 31st July, 2015
 

2015 Colin Crisp Award

Nominations for the 2015 Colin Crisp Award are now open
 
The Colin Crisp Award shall be awarded for the most outstanding effort deemed by the Award Committee to have demonstrated excellence through one or more of the following activities:
  1. Conservation of an engineering work of historic or heritage significance
  2. Engineering work that facilitates or is essential to the successful conservation of an historic or heritage structure or building
  3. Recording, research, or documentation of an engineering history or heritage nature
  4. Education, or the creation of awareness in engineering history or heritage
  5. Such other endeavour related to engineering history or heritage, deemed by the Committee to be worthy.
For more information, please see the Engineering Heritage Australia Awards page. Nominations close Friday 31st July, 2015
 

2015 Women in Biomedical Engineering Scholarship

Nominations for the 2015 Women in Biomedical Engineering Scholarship are now open
 
The recipient will receive a contribution towards attendance at a conference relevant to her discipline within 12 months of winning the scholarship. The prize will include admission to the conference, flights and accommodation (to the value of $2000).
 
Award to be delivered at a Biomedical Engineering Event. The event would be chosen based on the recipient’s region and discipline area. 
 
For more information, please see the Women in Engineering Awards page. Nominations close Monday 31st August, 2015.
 

2015 David Dewhurst Award

Nominations for the 2015 David Dewhurst Award are now open
 
The David Dewhurst Award honours Dr David Dewhurst, one of Australia's first prominent Biomedical Engineers. In 1974, he established the Institution of Biomedical Engineering (IBME), an early forerunner of the professional associations now representing biomedical engineering in Australia. For more information about David Dewhurst please click here.
 
The David Dewhurst Award is awarded annually to a member of the Biomedical engineering team who has made a significant contribution to the discipline.
 
The Award consists of a framed bronze medal and certificate and is presented at a special meeting or function of the College selected as appropriate by the Board of the College of Biomedical Engineering.
 
For more information, please see the Biomedical College Awards page. Nominations close Monday 31st August, 2015.
 
 
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