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AARES-AAEA Young Professionals Exchange Award

AARES-AAEA Young Professionals Exchange Award

Applications are now invited for the 2021 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 2021 Annual Meeting of AAEA to be held in Austin, TX – August 1-3, 2021.  Applicants for the award must be a member of either AARES or AAEA.

Selection Process
The 2021 Heading North selection committee will be chaired by the President-Elect of AARES (Professor Gavan Dwyer).

Applications should include:

  • a paper for presentation at the AAEA 2021 Annual Meeting in Austin, for which the applicant is the sole or first author and which represents their original and unpublished work,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

Monday, March 1, 2021 (for travel in August 2021)

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