Scholarship applications for the 2022 year open 1 August and close 1 October 2021
|Value of Award:||
$15,000 per annum|
|No. of awards:||
Up to ten|
The Department of Conservation (Te Papa Atawhai) established these scholarships in 2020
To support postgraduate research to help answer strategic and high priority questions around conservation related science in Aotearoa New Zealand.
How do students apply?
Apply Online Candidates are requested by the Committee to submit as part of their application: • a statement detailing why they wish to undertake the proposed course of study and what they wish to gain from it, including future career plans. • a statement detailing how their proposed programme of study relates to the priority areas of importance to Te Papa Atawhai as detailed on the Te Papa Atawhaiwebsite.www.universitiesnz.ac.nz • a statement detailing how their proposed programme of study relates to the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi. • a CV and cover letter. • Academic transcript • statements fromtwo referees -one of whom must be from amember of facultyin the institution where they are studying; the other,acharacterreference submitted by someone who has known the candidate for minimum of one year. (family members are excluded)
The Selection Committee will consist of: • Chief Science Advisor, Te Papa Atawhaior nominee, who shall be the convenor and have a casting vote. • Kahui Kaupapa Atawhairepresentative, Te Papa Atawhai, or nominee. • Universities NZ scholarship committee convenor, or nominee. • Other suitably qualified selectors as determined by the Chief Science Advisor, Te Papa Atawhai.
How and when do students learn of the decision?
January or February
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Who else has information about this award?
Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara
PO Box 11915 Wellington 6142
Phone: +64 4 381 8510