Research degree graduate awards

2011 recipient Dr Jianhua Zhang

2011 recipient Dr Jianhua Zhang

Applications open on Monday 23 July for the Research Degree Graduate awards. Nominations close 5 pm (AEST), Friday 24 August, 2012.

These awards recognise and reward the contributions of research degree graduates to the quality of research and research training at Victoria University. 

Up to three Citations for Research Degree Graduate will be allocated and out of these, one Peak Award will be awarded. The Peak Award recipient will receive $1,000 and a certificate. 


For the purposes of these Citations and Awards, "research" is interpreted broadly and includes projects that have attracted internal and/or external funding, research that has led to publication and/or conference proceedings, and/or research which has resulted in works or performances.

To be eligible you must: 

  • Be a Research Degree Student or Recent Research Degree Graduate of Victoria University 
  • Have received your examiners' reports between 1 June 2011 and 31 May 2012 


To apply for the Research Degree Graduate awards, you will need to:

  1. Complete an online Nomination Form
  2. If you are unable to complete the online form, please email [email protected] for a Word version
  3. Attach your supervisor's comments 
  4. Include your curriculum vitae 
  5. Request the Office for Postgraduate Research to provide your full examiners' reports and a statement of time to completion.

Full details on the requirements of each section is outlined in the guidelines 

Nominations close 5 pm (AEST), Friday 24 August, 2012.

The awards will be presented at the October Doctoral Graduations Celebration.

To make a nomination and for more information download the guidelines and nomination form.

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