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AARES-AAEA Young Professionals Exchange Award

2017 Heading North Award

Applications are now invited for the 2017 Heading North award.

The Australian Agricultural and Resource Economics Society (AARES) and the Agricultural and Applied Economics Association (AAEA) through the AAEA Trust will jointly offer this travel award to members of AARES or AAEA normally resident in Australia or New Zealand. 

The objective of the award is to provide the winner with an opportunity for professional and personal development and international professional and cultural exchange.  The award will have a value of US $3,000.00 to be used to assist the winner to participate in the 2017 Annual Meeting of AAEA to be held in Chicago, Illinois from 30 July - 1 August 2017.  Applicants for the award must be a member of either AARES or AAEA.

Selection Process
The 2017 Heading North selection committee will be chaired by the President-Elect of AARES (Professor Suzie Kerr).

Applications should include:

  • a paper for presentation at the AAEA 2017 Annual Meeting in Chicago, for which the applicant is the sole or first author and which represents their original and unpublished work,
  • a one-page biographical statement, and
  • a one-page statement in support of their application, indicating what they would hope to accomplish through the award, why they would be deserving of the award, and confirming that they would be unable to attend the conference without this financial support.

Submission Deadlines and Details

Friday, 31 March 2017 (for travel in July 2017)

Electronic submissions (in PDF form) for this award must be emailed to Annie Hurst at office@aares.org.au by the due date.