About the Tarkwa Scholarships
AusIMM is pleased to announce that applications for the award of two scholarships are now open. Each scholarship is worth AUD$750 towards educational costs at either the University of Mines and Technology, Tarkwa or the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi.
Prospective applicants must satisfy the following eligibility requirements:
- hold a current enrolment in the second or later year of a mining industry related degree course in the 2022/23 Academic Year.
- be a current student member of the AusIMM. To join the AusIMM, please visit this page.
- hold a minimum CWA of 55%
- be able to demonstrate good writing and research skills.
Eligible applicants are invited to make written submissions of no more than 2000 words on a topic of personal choice within their enrolled field of study. This, together with evidence of the requisite CWA, should be emailed as a single pdf using the link in the banner below no later than Friday 31 March 2023. Please note that late submissions will not be accepted.
Applications now open for the 2023 scholarship program
2022 Tarkwa Scholarship winners
Congratulations to our 2022 winners Dzakah Senyo Kwaku, who was awarded a scholarship for the paper titled: 'Application of an Internet of Things System for underground Mine Ventilation Monitoring and Exhaustion'; and Maame Boaduwaa Kwayke-Tannou, who was awarded a scholarship for the paper titled: 'Waste as a Resource'.