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Arthritis New Zealand is a not-for-profit organisation that aims to enable a better quality of life for people affected by arthritis. Arthritis New Zealand works in the areas of education, public awareness, direct support, advocacy and research.
The purpose of this scholarship is to engage and support students in research in the area of arthritis under the supervision of an experienced research professional working in academia, health service provision or other types of institutional organisations. Arthritis New Zealand uses its research funding programme to achieve four key objectives, including to contribute to the body of research that seeks to determine the cause of arthritis, prevention of arthritis, improvement of early diagnosis and treatment of all forms of arthritis. The Summer Scholarships are granted for small research projects with the intention of enabling students to develop valuable research skills. Projects are to be undertaken over the course of a 10-12 week period.
How do students apply?
Applications are to be completed and received from supervisors of research projects. Please note that applicants in 2021/2022 must complete an official Arthritis New Zealand Summer Scholarships application form. A maximum of 5 pages is allowed per application. All applications must be submitted via email only in PDF format to Dr. Richard Griffiths, Research Manager at Arthritis New Zealand by 5pm Tuesday 31st August 2021: firstname.lastname@example.org Covid 19 Update: Applications will be accepted up to one week after deadline. Condition of extension: potential applicants requiring an extension must notify Arthritis New Zealand by 5pm Friday 27th August that they require more time because of their circumstances. Those who require a week’s extension would accordingly need to submit their application by 5pm on Tuesday 7th September. Email extension requests to Richard Griffiths, Arthritis New Zealand: Email: email@example.com Phone: 027 293 6709
Application Form Template
Research Committee of Arthritis New Zealand
How and when do students learn of the decision?
All applicants will be informed via email of the outcomes of the Summer Scholarships review process by the end of the third week of September 2021.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Who else has information about this award?
Arthritis New Zealand
PO Box 10-020
Phone: 09 523 8911