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THE FUTURE SCIENTIST AWARD

Supporting the next batch of scientists.

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Applications for the 2019 Future Scientist Award have now closed.

Read all about the 2019 Future Scientist Award and its winners.

If you are interested in applying for next year’s Future Scientist Award, please submit your details below and we will let you know as soon as applications for the 2020 Future Scientist Award open.

 

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REGISTER YOUR INTEREST FOR 2020

CRITERIA

Applications are now closed.

The Future Scientist Award finalists and winners are chosen based on their scientific values as well as their academic performance, including;

  • Demonstrated achievements and academic competency
    Involvement with scientific communities
  • Likely (or existing) contribution to their chosen field
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with scientific and non-scientific colleagues
  • How their technical skills and character traits will be of benefit to the workforce

ELIGIBILITY

Applicants for the Future Scientist Award program must be:
  • In the final semester of, or graduated in the last 6 months from a Bachelor of Science, BSc Hons, MSc or PhD (science discipline).
  • A resident with full working rights in Australia
  • An entry-level candidate looking to start their science career
  • Currently unemployed and/or on the market for a permanent full-time role
  • Available for phone, face-to-face interviews and presentation to Award panel during October

Applications close Monday 7 October at 5pm AEST.

*$1000 cash prize will be in the form of a prepaid visa gift card.
**No guarantees of employment contract, Kelly Services will introduce finalists to potential employers.
^Finalists are responsible for making their own way to the judging day

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HIGHLIGHTS

Seven 2018 Future Scientist Award finalists received offers of employment through Kelly Services following their participation in the award.

“It was a good opportunity to present my profile to a wide range of industry leaders and build relationships...They gave me some advice as to where I can go with my profile and skills.”

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Over 40 companies across pharmaceutical, food and beverage, chemical, environmental and medical devices were represented on the judging panels in 2018.