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AARES-AAEA Young Professionals Exchange Award


Applications are invited for the 2023 Heading North award.

The Australasian 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 2023 Annual Meeting of AAEA to be held in Washington, D.C., July 23- 25, 2023 at the Marriott Marquis. Located just a mile from the National Mall, in the heart of the city.  Applicants for the award must be a member of either AARES or AAEA.

Selection Process
The AARES 2023 Heading North selection committee will review the applications.

Applications should include:

  • a paper for presentation at the AAEA 2023 Annual Meeting in Washing, D.C., for which the applicant is the sole or first author and which represents their original and unpublished work,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
Tuesday, March 14, 2023 (for travel in July 2023)

Electronic submissions (in PDF form) for this award must be emailed to Mersine Dandas at by the due date.