John Ayers Summer Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 22 August 2022

22 Aug 20120

Length of award

For a minimum of ten weeks, the commencement date to be negotiated between the successful applicant and his/her supervisor and will terminate before the start of Semester One of the following year.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The School of Fundamental Sciences offers the John Ayers Summer Scholarship as its premier award for students seeking to undertake research over the summer of 2019/20.

Selection criteria

The Scholarship is available to a Massey University student majoring in any of the subject areas of Biochemistry, Chemistry, Genetics, Mathematics, Microbiology, Physics, Plant Sciences or Statistics who wishes to undertake research work under the supervision of a member of the Institute staff. Students may be either undergraduate (with anticipated completion of at least 200-level in their majoring subject(s) by the end of 2019) or have recently completed the requirements for an appropriate Bachelor or Postgraduate degree.

How do students apply?

Current students
Log in to the student portal. Select the scholarships tab and choose ‘Make an application’.
Prospective students
You must complete the admission process before you can apply for a scholarship. Read the section for Prospective students on our How to apply page.

History or background of award

This scholarship is funded by royalties generated from Associate Professor Ayers’ resin research.

Additional information

A list of available supervisors and topics for the 2019/20 SFS Summer Scholarships is available on request from the office -
Students are encouraged to discuss the projects with the researchers concerned.

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

Massey University
Private Bag 11-222, Palmerston North 4442, New Zealand
0800 62 77 39


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in August 2020.