Soil Science Australia Awards, Award Winners and Application Forms
Each year the Society presents Awards to recognise merit in Soil Science. In the year of a National Conference support is provided to student members to attend the conference and enter the National Soil Judging competition. In the year of a World Congress of Soil Science support is provided to members to attend the Congress. Applications are awarded on merit and the application process is competitive.
Applicants should use the relevant form from below, either in the Word or PDF format and email the completed form to both the Federal Secretary and Federal Office by May 31. The details and conditions for each Award can be found using the links below the application forms. If you have any questions regarding the award please email the Federal Secretary at firstname.lastname@example.org
Soil Science Australia Awards:
Information on the Soil Science Australia Awards and Award Winners:
Soil Science Australia Fellowship Award:
Soil Science Australia Conference Awards: Australian Society of Soil Science (Inc) Conference Presentation Award
Award Conditions have been reproduced from the Rules of the Australian Society of Soil Science Inc (Revised September 2013)
Soil Science Australia Honorary Membership Award
Honorary life membership is restricted to persons who have retired from active service and who have rendered eminent service to soil science and/or Soil Science Australia
Honorary membership is restricted to visitors or special cases not covered in other membership and is determined by Federal Council.
Soil Science Australia Membership
The applicaction form for membership is an online form. Further information on membership can be gained via the Membership tab on the top menu and the Join Here link on the home page takes you to the online membership application form.
Student Conference Support
In 2016, student support to the 2016 Australia/New Zealand soils conference will be provided. Students applying for support from their branch should have held membership for over twelve months. Application forms will be available in the year of the Conference.
World Congress of Soil Science Support
In 2018 support to attend the Brazil WCSS will be provided. Applicants applying for membership should have held membership for four years. Application forms will be available in the year of the Congress.
In 2022 support to attend the United Kingdom WCSS will be provided. Applicants applying for membership should have held membership for four years. Application forms will be available in the year of the Congress.
Student Soil Judging Teams Support
The Society supports the National Student Soil Judging Teams. Applicants applying for either a State or University team should be financial members of Soil Science Australia. Application forms will be available in the year of the Conference.