The AusIMM Tarkwa Scholarships

The AusIMM Tarkwa Scholarships are a joint initiative to support those studying mining at the University of Mines and Technology in Tarkwa, Ghana.

The AusIMM Tarkwa scholarships have been instigated by Biernacki and Elvish Enterprises Pty Ltd and the University of Mines and Technology in Tarkwa, Ghana. The AusIMM assist in receiving applications from students studying mining at the University of Mines and Technology in Tarkwa, Ghana and arranging payment once winners have been announced.

The scholarship provides funding to assist in paying the tuition fees of the recipients, with any remaining funds being supplied to the winners for personal uses such as purchasing books and education supplies.

The winners for 2017 are:

Sylvester Mensah Addai for the paper titled 'Gold Price Fluctuations: Causes and Effects on the Ghanaian Mining Industry'.

Linda Dzetugbi Ayedzi for the paper titled 'Causes Of Conflict Between The Various Communities Affected By Mining Activities And Mining Companies'.

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