Sample student declaration
Sample student declaration to be submitted as part of the John Lake or Gilbert P. Whitley Awards
Dear r Conference Organisers
I hereby certify that I was or currently am a ___[hons-MSc-Phd]__ student at ___[institution]___, studying under ___[supervisor’s name]_____.
I am a member of the Society, or will be at the time of presentation.
Also, I certify that:
I am eligible for the Junior Award by presenting work completed as part of my ___[B.Sc. Honours, or M.Sc. prelim, or Grad Dip]____ that was recently conducted or completed no more than 12 months ago (ie within one year of completion of the degree). My undergraduate degree was started ___________ and will/did finish _______________.
I am eligible for the Senior Award by presenting work completed as part of my __[Full/Part]__ time ____[M.Sc. or Ph.D]____ research, and is being presented before the degree is conferred, or is within 7 years of completing my first degree (___[month, year]___), or there are special circumstances why I am still eligible ___________________. My post-graduate degree was started ___________ and will/did finish _______________.
Any significant contribution by others, especially by co-authors to the work presented for the Senior Award is as follows: ___________________________________
Name of student: ____________________________________