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The Next Generation Conference Scholarships return in 2021 to recognise the impressive emerging young leaders of our industry. We will shortly be calling for entries to share a big idea that can change the rail industry for the better.

Key dates:
Tuesday 7 September: Launch of AusRAIL PLUS 2021 Scholarship Competition
Friday 22 October: Deadline for Scholarship Competition entries
Wednesday 10 November: Scholarship Competition Finalists announced
Tuesday 30 November: Networking breakfast for Finalists
Wednesday 1 December: Finalists present their certificates at RTAA Yellow Dinner

Congratulations to our AusRAIL 2020 scholarship recipients:

Train station health & fitness facilities
Yoosof Yaqub, Aurecon

Build your own railway
Eric Huang, WSP

Facts On-Track: A rotating exhibition
Wayne Chan, Arup

Holistic view of promoting the benefits of the rail industry in Australia
Sophie Tan, Aurizon

How rail has put Australia’s manufacturing industry back on track
Darcy Carroll, Vossloh Cogifer Australia

Locogistics – the Game!
Ben Huth, Aurizon

Rail upgrade careers advertising campaign
Andrew Smetherham, Arup

Getting on track for a sustainable future
Thomas Grohovaz, WSP

Gamification of the Rail World
Neha Babu, WSP

Opening the Door to Rail – A Virtual Showcase
Dean McClure, Downer

Rail social media take over
Eve Smolinska, McConnell Dowell

Every station has a story
Martin Hughes, Monash University Student

All on Board
Jennifer Cooper, Transport For NSW

Rail centric communities
James Peters, WSP

Railways: Always for you
Deepthi Ayalasomayajula, Network Rail

Winners received:

  •  Complimentary attendance to AusRAIL Live & On Demand, including extended access to our online event platform for six months after the event
  • Access to an exclusive online networking session to meet and network with other young rail professionals before AusRAIL Live & On Demand commences
  • The opportunity to display ‘winning ideas’ as posters and a 2-5min video detailing your idea as part of the AusRAIL Live & On Demand exhibition
  • Certificates of acknowledgement