Undergraduate Thesis Award

2024 Railway Undergraduate Thesis Award nominations are closed.

The Undergraduate Thesis Award is offered annually by the RTSA to the author of an outstanding final year undergraduate thesis on a topic in railway engineering.

The principal criteria that are use as part of the review process are as follows; details in the thesis; level of research and referencing; accuracy of research; applicability and validity of research; level of experimentation and/or modelling and degree of innovation.

2024 Railway Undergraduate Thesis Award Nomination Form

The Award comprises; a cash prize of $2,000 or NZ$ equivalent; one complimentary CORE Conference registration plus travel and accommodation; a commemorative certificate and one year free membership of the RTSA. At its discretion the Awards Sub-committee may make up to three awards in any one year.

Click here for information on award winners from 2004 to present.