Academic Awards


Academic Awards

Awards in academic studies


To recognise the most exceptional article published in AJARE in the preceding calendar year which makes a significant contribution to the field of knowledge in agricultural and resource economics.

  • $500
  • $500 book voucher for a Wiley-Blackwell publication

Henry Schapper Fellowship

To provide a leading researcher in a field relevant to economic and ecological sustainability to share their knowledge with AARES WA Branch members through seminars, workshops or other activities with members over the period of a week or two.

  • $2,000 (to contribute towards airfares and accommodation)
  • Closing date for submissions: 15 September

Post Graduate Thesis Award

To recognise the best post graduate thesis in the field of agricultural and resource economics
(this award replaces the Masters and PhD Awards).

  • $500
  • Closing date for submissions: 15 November  ‚Äč

Masters Research Award

No longer awarded.

To recognise the best masters thesis in the field of agricultural and resource economics.

  • Combined with PhD Award as the Post-Graduate Thesis Award

PhD Research Award

To recognise the best PhD thesis in the field of agricultural and resource economics.

  • Combined with Masters Award as Post-Graduate Thesis Award
  • Deadline: 15 November

Quality of Research Communication Award

To recognise excellence in communication to an audience that is primarily outside the profession.

  • $500
  • Deadline: 15 November

Quality of Research Discovery Award

To recognize excellence in published research intended for a primarily academic audience.

  • $500
  • Deadline: 15 November

Undergraduate Award

To recognise merit in undergraduate performance in agricultural and/or resource economics and to introduce students to the Society.  One prize per branch can be awarded in any one year.

  • 1 year’s membership
  • Airfare to Annual Conference
  • Conference registration
  • $200