In 1962, the first stored-program digital computer was installed in Western Australia by Dennis Moore. Also, in 1962, the Western Australian Computer Society was formed with Dennis as the Chair. He then led that Society into the formation of the national Australian Computer Society with Dennis as the inaugural Chair. The 1962 Awards is an annual award with the aim to encourage excellence by university students in ICT.
THE 1962 PRIZE
The prize is $1,000 awarded to the best student who has completed an undergraduate degree in the past eighteen months in the Information Technology and Computing field.
THE 1962 MEDAL
This prize is awarded to the most outstanding completed Doctoral research (eg PhD) in Western Australia in the field of Information Technology and Computer Science. The winner will receive a Medal as well as a year’s Professional Membership to the Australian Computer Society.
• Applications are open to all students in Western Australia.
• Selection will be based on student record, achievements and potential.
• The closing date for submissions is 31st of July 2021.
• All qualified applications will be nominations for the awards.
HOW TO APPLY
Download the following forms to apply.
Entries for the 1962 Awards close on 31st July 2021.