AusImm NZ Branch Education Endowment Trust (EET) - Honours Project Grant

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What does the scholarship get me?

$2,000

Closing dates for applications

Next: 28 February 2020

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 28 February 2020

Length of award

One Year.

Number of awards offered

Varies

Purpose of award

The purpose of the EET is to provide scholarships to students undertaking research in geology, engineering or the environment that is related to the minerals industry. Students must be enrolled in a New Zealand university for the duration of the award. Preference will be given to projects based in New Zealand and to Student Members of the AusIMM.

Selection criteria

• These scholarships are awarded to students undertaking a BSc(Hons) degree in their fourth or Honours project year of their study.
• Students must be enrolled in a New Zealand university for the duration of the award.
• Preference will be given to projects based in New Zealand and to Student Members of the AusIMM.

How do students apply?

Please provide all of the following information in your application, and email it to Roger Briggs, Secretary, New Zealand Branch Education Endowment Trust (there is no application form):
• The title of your research project and its location
• a short summary of no more than 300 words of the research objectives and how it is relevant to the minerals, coal or petroleum industries.
• A brief CV with photo, and your academic record to date. An uncertified copy of your academic record is acceptable.
• The degree or course you are enrolled in.
• Details of any other funding you are receiving or have applied for.
• Your supervisor or the Chairperson of Department/School must sign the application.
Regulations

Decision makers

Trustees.

History or background of award

The New Zealand Branch Education Endowment Trust (EET) was set up with initial funding from profits of the Auckland PACRIM Congress in 1995. The New Zealand Trust is separate from the Education Endowment Fund operated by the AusIMM in Australia as New Zealand students are not eligible for the Australian EEF for tax reasons. Since the EET’s inception, there have been 108 scholarships awarded to students at New Zealand universities. Information on the EET can be found in the Trust Deed.

Additional information

n addition to the EET postgraduate scholarships there are two awards with a value of $1000 each which are for outstanding candidates applying for the EET Postgraduate Scholarship, meeting the following criteria (there is no separate application for these awards):
Lloyd Jones Award of $1,000 – to an outstanding candidate whose proposed study area is related to mining engineering.
Jock Braithwaite Award of $1,000 – to an outstanding candidate whose proposed study area is in the fields of mineral exploration, as well as oil/gas, alluvial gold and industrial minerals.
Conditions for the Lloyd Jones & Jock Braithwaite Awards:
Only one of each of the awards will be awarded in any one year.
In the event of no candidates meeting the criteria, the award will not be made.
These awards are granted solely on the discretion of the trustees.
 

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

John Hogan
Secretary
Australian Institute of Mining & Metallurgy (NZ) Branch
C/- Winstone Aggregates, PO Box 17-195, Greenlane, Auckland
(09) 525 9342
http://www.ausimm.co.nz/scholarships/
john.hogan@winaggs.co.nz

Disclaimer

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 June 2019.