Provides financial assistance covering the Archaeopteryx deal (Super-early bird) registration. Open to any FUPS member that is currently a student and is presenting at CAVEPS2017. The recipient(s) will be chosen by the FUPS committee at random during March 2017, and finances will be refunded during this period. Please ensure initial payment is received when registering for CAVEPS2017.

To be eligible for this award you must meet the following criteria:

  • Currently a member of Flinders University Palaeontology Society (or join with application, membership fee is paid up to date, including duration of conference).
  • Currently an enrolled student (any tertiary institution in Australasia).
  • Required to acknowledge the receipt of the award in your student presentation. We will provide a high-res logo for your powerpoint.
  • Required to write up a summary article of your CAVEPS2017 experience for the following Beer’N’Bones issue (roughly 500-1000 words, 2-3 pages and a few ‘happy snaps’.

If you are interested in applying, please drop us an email to flinderspalaeo@gmail.com

You will need to include your name, current project details (Honours/PhD), institution, submitted presentation abstract, and the receipt as proof of Archaeopteryx registration. If after receiving the award, for some reason you are no longer able to attend, notify us and the conference registrars immediately.

Names we be drawn out of a hat in March and the winner notified by email, good luck!

*Applications have now closed*