Alan MacDiarmid Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 March 2022

March 31 each year.

Length of award

Three years

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

It is awarded annually to the Trust district’s top chemistry student.

Selection criteria

The scholarship will be awarded annually to the Trust district’s top chemistry student, selected by agreement by Masterton secondary school principals.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The student must be intending to study towards a science degree, and the scholarship will be awarded for three years on confirmation of result and re-enrolment.

How do students apply?

Applications open: 1 February - 31 March.
Application forms are available from the trust office or website.
Masterton Trust Lands Scholarship Details
Scholarship Page

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Decision will be communicated in late April.

Decision makers


History or background of award

This scholarship was established in 2002 in recognition of the outstanding achievements of former Masterton resident, Professor Alan MacDiarmid.

Additional information

Professor Alan MacDiarmid was awarded the Nobel Prize in Science.

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

Masterton Trust Lands Trust
PO Box 90, Masterton 5840
+64 6 370 0155


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 April 2020.