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Applications now open for The AusIMM and BHP Social and Environment Student Award – 2022

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The AusIMM and BHP have come together to offer financial support under a Social and Environment Student Award.

Given the common goal of improving environmental and community standards within professional practice through ongoing professional development, the purpose of the award is to provide financial support to students interested in pursuing a career in the environment and/or community disciplines within the resources industry. The award is intended to support costs associated with completion of an Honours, Masters or PhD research project, or equivalent. Further information on the background of the Award is available here.

To be eligible to nominate for the award, students must be currently enrolled and planning to undertake an accepted Honours, Masters or PhD research topic with an environment or community focus within the resources industry. The award is valued at up to $3000 and can be used to offset financial expenses incurred while undertaking the research project.

To be considered for the award, students will be required to complete an application form and email a copy to

The Award rules and Application Guidance are available here.

Applications for the 2022 award close on 31 March 2022.

A panel of minerals industry environment and community professionals from AusIMM will review the applications and announce the successful annual award recipient.

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