Best Student Awards

Recognizing Excellence

The WAIMM Best Student Award is an annual award scheme organised by the Student Chapters through the Education Committee.


The award which is presented to the student who has shown exemplary leadership and excellent academic performance during the year is aimed at honoring students for their hard-work and conviction.

The award is presented during the Annual Students Conference and three students are short-listed for the event. To qualify for this award, the student:

  • Must show strong commitment and Leadership
  • Submit by writing the objectives of their project, research work etc. towards transformation of the industry
  • Must be willing to present the entire project to a team of judges and also a large audience Chosen project challenge could be the thesis/dissertation or any other topic with significance to the mining and petroleum industry
  • The three short-listed students are provided the opportunity to perform at the annual students chapter conference for the final winner
  • Must be a fully registered student member

For further information and participation, please send an email with a clearly defined statement of purpose on the chosen project to

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