Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Post-Doctoral Research Awards

Closing date: 5 July 2021
Value of Award: of $16,000 each (GST exclusive)
No. of awards: Two Post - Doctoral Research Awards


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Also known as the Dame Joan Metge & Professor Charmian J O’Connor Post-Doctoral Research Awards.  

To assist women who have qualified to graduate with a doctoral degree within the last two years to carry out research on a specified, independent project at an approved Institute in the Auckland area.

Selection criteria:

  • Applicants for these awards must: a) be women; b) be New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents; c) provide evidence that they will be affiliated with a department at an Auckland research Institute and have access to the infrastructural support neede d) to complete the proposed project; d) not undertake more than 20 hours per week employment during tenure of the award.  

General Information:

How do students apply?
Each applicant of these awards must submit her application on the current prescribed application form which applies to both awards and must include: a) an outline of the proposed research; b) a verification statement from the Head of Department / Dean (as appropriate) as proof of affiliation; c) a certified copy or statutory declaration of her academic record; d) a certified copy of evidence of status as a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident; e) confirmation that confidential references have been sought from two academic referees one of whom must be the applicant’s Doctoral Supervisor. Application forms for these awards are available from: https://www.academicdresshire.co.nz/Academic+Awards+Available/Doctoral+and+Post+Doctoral+Awards.html Enquiries to: Katrina Ford, awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz   Submit completed applications by: Email attachment plus scanned copies of 6 b), c), and d) above to awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz;   Or by post to: Post-Doctoral Research Awards The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Private Bag 93208 Parnell Auckland 1151 Or hand deliver to: Academic Dress Hire, 17 George Street, Parnell.
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Decision makers
In making these awards, the Post-Doctoral Research Award selection committee shall take account of the applicant’s academic achievements, research qualification and research plans, and shall determine the conditions of tenure in the light thereof.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
Arrangements for payment will be made through the host Institute before commencement of the research.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The award may not be held concurrently with an award of equal or higher value. Normally the project for which an award is made should be completed within six months.

Additional information
On completion of her research project, the holder of an award must present a short report, endorsed by the Head of Department to which she is affiliated, to the Awards Coordinator of The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust. Any publications arising from the research should acknowledge the award received from The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust.

Who else has information about this award?
Enquiries to: Katrina Ford, awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Katrina Ford
Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust

Private Bag 93 208 Parnell

Phone: 09-358-1044

Email: awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz

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