Prize details

Sustainable Futures Travel Award

Value:

Valued at $2,000 for travel to Queensland, Australia

Closing date:

No application required

Eligibility

This award was established via the Victoria University Foundation by Professor Gordon Holden, a previous Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Design, on his departure from Victoria University in September 2009. It is awarded to a student up to and including Master's level across all disciplines in the Faculty whose design and research project demonstrates excellence in adding knowledge, processes or examples that advance sustainable futures in the designed/built environments.

Information

This award was established via the Victoria University Foundation by Professor Gordon Holden, a previous Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Design, on his departure from Victoria University in September 2009. It is awarded to a student up to and including Master's level across all disciplines in the Faculty whose design and research project demonstrates excellence in adding knowledge, processes or examples that advance sustainable futures in the designed/built environments.

1. An annual award within the Faculty of Architecture and Design to a student whose design and research project demonstrates excellence in adding knowledge, processes or examples that advance sustainable futures in the designed/built environments.

2. Students up to and including Master's level across all disciplines of the Faculty may nominate or be nominated by an academic staff member of the Faculty.

3. Applicants are required to submit a written proposal giving the details of their project.

4. Selection will be by a panel of three chaired by the Dean (or nominee)and including the Heads of Schools of Architecture and Design (or their nominees).

5. The awardee will receive return air travel and accommodation for one week to Griffith University Gold Coast, Queensland (approximate value NZ$2,000).

6. The awardee will be engaged in a programme of visits and meetings related to sustainable futures on the Gold Coast.

7. No award shall be made in any year in which the Selection Panel considers there is no candidate of sufficient merit. If in any year the Prize is not awarded, the funds may be used in a subsequent year.

Accountability:
Recipients will be asked to write a letter of appreciation which will be forwarded to the donor.

The awardee will be required to present a talk (lecture/seminar) at Griffith University on the subject of their nominal design/research project and also will be required to present a talk (lecture/seminar) on their findings from the visit to the Faculty of Architecture and Design at Victoria University Wellington after returning.