2024 MEFV Overseas Study Tour
For over 60 years the Municipal Engineering Foundation Victoria (MEFV) has been supporting the development of leaders across our sector through overseas study tour scholarship awards.
As we approach 2024, the Foundation is looking forward to again providing support for our leading public works professionals to experience the opportunity to travel internationally and learn from others.
Applications for the 2024 Overseas Study Tour have now closed and details of successful applicants will be posted here shortly.
Recognition of Victorian Municipal leaders
Cedric Tuxton Medal for engineering excellence
To recognise the major contribution of public works professionals, the Foundation seeks on a bi-annual basis nominations for the MEF Victoria Municipal Engineering Excellence Award (the Cedric Tuxen Medal) for an outstanding engineering contribution to local government. The award can relate to the career of the nominee or to a significant construction or research project developed and overseen by the particular engineer. The successful awardee for 2023 is Vito Albicini, Director Assets & Development, Murrindindi Shire Council.
Keith Wood Award
In 2012 the Foundation established the Keith Wood Excellence Award to recognise the contribution made to the Foundation and local government engineering throughout Australia by past Chairman Keith H. Wood AM. The Award is to be presented on an occasional basis to a selected recipient of an Overseas Study Tour who has produced a report of exceptional quality.
Scholarships for conference attendance
Annually the MEFV provides scholrships tto attend the IPWEA Vic annual conference and the Municipal Works Association annual conference.
To make an application please contact The IPWEA Vic CEO David Hallett at firstname.lastname@example.org
Subsidies for IPWEA Foundation courses
The MEFV is providing subsidies for $450 towards towards each unit of the IPWEA Vic Founations Leadership course. To make an application please contact The IPWEA Vic CEO David Hallett at email@example.com