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Postgraduate Writing-Up Awards Applications

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Postgraduate Writing-up Application Form

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Application Details

Please note that as of April 2020, if you have had your submission delayed by the circumstances around COVID-19 and thus missed the 3 years and 10 month deadline, please outline the impact in your application and it will be considered.

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Application Form

Are you completing your RHD in the Faculty of Science? (If no, you are not eligible to apply) * Required
b) Have you submitted your thesis? (If no, you are not eligible to apply) * Required
If you have submitted your thesis, have you received your examiner comments or been advised of your result? (If yes, you are not eligible to apply) * Required
Are you undertaking more than 10 hours of paid work per week? (If yes, you are not eligible to apply) * Required
Does the submission of your RHD thesis fall within the maximum candidature period? (PhD= 4 years) (If no, you are not eligible to apply) * Required

As of April 2020, if you have had your submission delayed by the circumstances around COVID-19 and thus missed submission  deadline, please outline the impact in your application and it will be considered.

Has your candidature lapsed (if yes, you are not eligible to apply) * Required
Is the purpose of this award for writing up articles based on your thesis? (If no, you are not eligible to apply) * Required

Writing-up Proposal

        Endorsement by Supervisor

        Supervisors are required to provide a detailed endorsement of the application and the nature of the work proposed by the applicant. The endorsement must justify the application and confirm that the applicant has proposed an achievable schedule for the production of papers and that these papers constitute a worthwhile contribution to the relevant area of study. Lack of appropriate supervisor endorsement  will impact on the outcome of the application. (Max 200 words).  Please note: Applications that do not include a written recommendation from a supervisor will not be considered.

          Curriculum Vitae

          CV Guidelines

          Applicants should note that, where relevant, the following headings should be included in the accompanying CV. Where appropriate, all details should be provided in chronological order commencing with the most recent entry.

          • First Name
          • Date of Birth
          • Full details of education including details of current postgraduate and past undergraduate training
          • Details of awards, prizes or scholarships recieved (including $ amounts)
          • Details of professional affiliations
          • Details of professional activities
          • Details of any teaching roles - e.g. demonstrating, tutoring etc
          • Details of presentations at scientific conferences and invited talks

          Publications:

          Published works organised in the following categories. Please indicate your contribution to the published work and the ranking of the publication within the discipline. Please do not list works submitted, under review or in preparation.

          • Original refereed publications
          • Full published conference proceedings
          • Reviews
          • Chapters and Monographs
          • Conference Abstracts
          • Other Publications

            Declaration by candidate

            I understand that by accepting paid employment during the tenure of the award I may affect my eligibility for the Postgraduate Writing-Up Award. * Required
            I agree to write up the papers as outlined in the attached manuscript plan while a recipient of the award. * Required
            I agree to acknowledge either the Albert Shimmins Postgraduate Writing-Up Award or the David Hay Postgraduate Writing-Up Award (University of Melbourne) in all publications resulting from this award. * Required
            I will inform the Associate Dean (Research & Industry) of the Faculty of Science of any changes that may affect my eligibility for the award. * Required

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            Now that you have finished your application, please make sure you press the SUBMIT button below.

            If you have any questions regarding your application, please contact:

            Linda Richardson, Faculty of Science, Old Geology Building

            The University of Melbourne  VIC  3010 

            Tel: + 61 3 8344 5949  

            Email: science-awards@unimelb.edu.au