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Geological Society of Australia, Victoria Division, Student Research Scholarships

The scholarship is valued at up to $500 for travel within Australia and $700 for travel outside
of Australia. The number of and value of the scholarships awarded each year is made at the
discretion of the GSA(Vic) committee.

Funding will not be granted retrospectively and applicants are asked to submit forms no later
than 6 weeks prior to their trip to give the committee time to consider the application.

For more information and application form click here

Eligibility
Applicants must be members of the GSA and enrolled in a full-time degree at a Victorian
Tertiary institution and undertaking research in Geology. The scholarship will be awarded to
assist with conference travel for honours and postgraduate students, who are presenting
(either poster or talk) at the conference.

Honours and postgraduate students that receive this scholarship will be required to submit a
report for publication in ‘The Victorian Geologist’ newsletter following to their trip. A presentation
may also be requested by the committee, which will consist of a short 10-15 minute presentation
prior to the monthly seminar.

Students who have previously received a GSAV research scholarship are not eligible.
Scholarships and bursaries from other sources are acceptable.

Applications forms can be scanned and emailed to: secretary@vic.gsa.org.au or mailed to:
Geology Research Scholarships Victoria
Geological Society of Australia (Victoria Division)
GPO Box 2355
Melbourne VIC 3001

More information can be found by contacting Barbara Wagstaff, wagstaff@unimelb.edu.au

Monthly Meeting

Date: Last  Thursday of each month (Except January and December)
Venue: Fritz Loewe Theatre, McCoy Building, University of Melbourne
Time: 5.30pm for a 6.15pm start
Contact: Michelle Grosser, email mrg01@tpg.com.au
Details are also posted on the Victorian website

Next meeting

25 February, Melbourne
GSA Victoria Division monthly meeting
Non-plate tectonic interpretations for the Superior Craton, Canada, and
Yilgarn Craton, Western Australia − exploration implications

Speaker: Prof. Lyal Harris, National Institute for Scientific Research (INRS-ETE)
Venue: Fritz Loewe Theatre, McCoy Building, University of Melbourne
Time: 5.30pm for a 6.15pm start

June 2016:
Howitt Lecture: Erin Matchan Ar-Ar dating of volcanoes and Indigenous oral tradition.

Committee

Chair
David Cantrill
Email: David.Cantrill@rbg.vic.gov.au

Secretary
Ms Michelle Grosser
Email: secretary@vic.gsa.org.au

Treasurer
Barbara Wagstaff
School of Earth Sciences, University of Melbourne
Email: wagstaff@unimelb.edu.au

The Victorian Geologist Editor
Keiran Iles
Email: kiles@student.unimelb.edu.au

Divisional committee members

Hamed Aghaei
Kieran Iles
Karen Kapteinis
Estephany Marillo
David Moore
Adele Seymon 
Susan White

Awards

Ingrid Campbell

Bicentennial Gold
Gerhard Krummei

Education
Shannon Burnett

Heritage
Susan White

Wemaster
Stefan Vollgger

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