of Awards Scheme
awards' scheme seeks to promote interest in and understanding of
It invites participation by students in Planning, Architectue, Geography
and Environmental Studies
attending Scottish universities. Monetary prizes up to £100
are awarded under four main categories.
· To raise interest in and awareness of the Patrick Geddes
principle of "Place, Work, Folk"
· To promote the importance of place and its relevance to-day
· To identify examples of distinctive and sustainable places
in which to live and work
· To embed Geddes thinking in the basic training of planners
and of those in related disciplines.
· For categories1 - 3 students studying Planning, Architecture,
Geography, Geosciences or Environmental Sciences at a Scottish university.
For category 4(a) students at universities outwith Scotland elsewhere
in the United Kingdom and in Eire. For category 4(b) students in
full time degree courses at universities around the world. Overseas
students studying at a Scottish university are not eligible for
· Category 1 An award for a piece of course work reflecting
the Geddes principle of
"Place, Work, Folk"
· Category 2(a) An award for the best dissertation by an
undergraduate student reflecting some aspect
of the Geddes principle
· Category 2(b) An award for the best dissertation by a postgraduate
student reflecting the Geddes
· Category 3 An award for the best first year undergraduate
. Category 4(a) An award for a piece of normal course work that
demonstrates the benefits of applying Geddesian principles in delivering
good planning practice.
4(b) An award for a piece of normal course work that demonstrates
the benefits of applying Geddesian principles in delivering good
· Category 1 submissions may be made by Departmental nomination,
or by a student directly
· Category 2 submissions should be by Departmental nomination
· Category 3 submissions should comprise one nomination only
by each Department on behalf of an
. Category 4(a) and (b) Submissions by departmental/course leader
nomination only with only one entry in each section per university.
should be sent to Simon Bonsall, Secretary of the Trust, Email entries
· Any format is acceptable for Category 1 and Category 3
entries provided it is manageable and
presentable for consideration by the panel of judges. Any supporting
/illustrative material should
preferably be in the form of images on CD-Rom in jpeg format with
image resolution of at least 300dpi.
· Category 2 entries will comprise copies of dissertations
as submitted for graduate and
. Category 4 entries should be in English and not more than 5,000
words. All entries for this category should be sent in electronic
form only, as a Word document, PDF or CD-Rom.
Current academic year although work from the previous academic year
will also be acceptable.
· An independent panel of judges will be appointed by the
Trust to whom recommendations will be
made on the awards under all categories.
· Final decisions on the awards under each Category rest
with the Patrick Geddes Trust.
· Category 1 £100
· Categories 2 (a) and 2 (b) £100 each
· Category 3 £50
. Category 4(a) £100 Category 4(b) £100.
Date for entries 30 June 2012.
The Trust's awards' ceremony will be held in Glasgow at the Lighthouse
on 4 September 2012.
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