RTSA Awards

  • RTSA Award Winners

    AWARDS ARE PRESENTED AT SIGNIFICANT RAILWAY EVENTS SUCH AS A CONFERENCE, CORE OR AT A LOCAL CHAPTER MEETING OR IN THE CASE OF THE THESIS AWARDS ON THE PARTICULAR UNIVERSITY CAMPUS.

Previous Award Winners

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Railway Professional of the Year Award

The RTSA Railway Professional of the Year Award is offered to a person above the age of 35 who has made an outstanding contribution to the Railway Industry in Australia or New Zealand.

 

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Young Railway Engineer Award

The RTSA Young Railway Engineer Award is offered annually to reward young professional engineers, technologists and associates in Australia or New Zealand who are under 35 years of age.

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Graduate Engineer Award

The RTSA Graduate Engineer Award is made to reward railway engineering practitioners in Australia or New Zealand whose working achievements have taken place within four years of the conferral of their university degree.

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Biennial Railway Project Award

The RTSA Railway Project Award is offered biennially by the RTSA, in the year in which a CORE conference is held, to reward an engineering achievement in the railway industry that is considered worthy of public recognition.

 

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Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award

The Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award is offered annually by the RTSA to the author of an outstanding final year undergraduate thesis on a topic in railway engineering.
Nominations close 12 December 2021

 

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Post Graduate Thesis Award

The Post Graduate Thesis Award is offered annually by the RTSA to the author of an outstanding doctoral or research masters degree on a topic concerned with the rail industry.
Nominations close 12 December 2021

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Annual Rail Scholarship

This scholarship is open to applications from railway professionals and technicians who can demonstrate an on-going record of work in the rail industry in Australasia and are desirous of attaining a higher qualification.

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Life Membership
Award

A Life Member of the RTSA, is the highest honour that can be bestowed upon a member. There are principal benefits included with this award.

 

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Individual Award

The RTSA Individual Award is offered biennially to a person who has made an outstanding contribution to the railway industry.

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ARA Young Railway Professional Award

The RTSA is the major sponsor of the ARA Young Rail Professional Award which is awarded and presented annually at the Australasian Rail Industry Awards. This Award aims to encourage young individuals to pursue a career in rail whilst acknowledging their efforts.

 

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Order of Australia

The Order of Australia is the principal and most prestigious means of recognising outstanding members of the community at a national level and nominations are encouraged from all members of the Australian public.

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RTSA Awards Calendar

Railway Engineering Student Thesis Award
Nominations open now!
Nominations will close 12 December 2021

Post Graduate Thesis Award (PhD & Research Master)
Nominations open now!
Nominations will close 12 December 2021

Railway Professional of the Year Award
Nominations opened 17 February 2021
Nominations closed 9 April 2021

Rail Scholarship Award
Nominations opened 15 March 2021
Nominations closed 5 July 2021

Young Railway Engineer Award
Nominations opened 15 March 2021
Nominations closed 5 July 2021

Graduate Engineer Award
Nominations opened 15 March 2021
Nominations closed 5 July 2021

Railway Project Innovation Award
Nominations open 19 August 2019
Nominations closed 6 December 2019

RTSA Individual Award
Nomination date TBC