Fisheries New Zealand Undergraduate scholarship in Quantitative Marine Biology
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- What does the scholarship get me?
- Closing dates for applications
- Length of award
- Number of awards offered
- Purpose of award
- Selection criteria
- What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
- How do students apply?
- How and when do students learn of the decision?
- Decision makers
- History or background of award
- Additional information
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
Closing dates for applications
Next: 30 November 2019
Scholarships available annually at each University that has an explicit marine biology course in the third year
Length of award
Up to six scholarships ($5000 each) will be available to New Zealand citizens or permanent residents for 2019, to support an Honours year or the final year of an undergraduate degree.
Number of awards offered
Up to six
Purpose of award
Fisheries New Zealand wishes to support the study of mathematics/ statistics/ computing and marine biology at the undergraduate level.
Students will be eligible to apply if their degree will include: - a minimum of
One statistics, mathematics or computing course in 2nd year, and
Two statistics, mathematics or computing courses, as well as a marine biology course in 3rd year,
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Fisheries New Zealand hopes to form an ongoing relationship with the scholarship recipients in order to promote the progression of these students to the postgraduate level. This is likely to include gathering all scholarship recipients together for a mid-year seminar, amongst other possibilities.
How do students apply?
Notably there is no Fisheries New Zealand application form. The covering letter or CV should include short descriptions of courses taken and proposed for the next year as well as statements about the candidates’ future aspirations.
Prepare a cover letter including:
a short description of courses taken
proposed courses for the next year
your future goals.
Send your cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Scholarships, when awarded will be paid out in two lump sums, one at the start of semester one and the following at the start of semester two dependent on acceptable grades having been received.
Fisheries New Zealand
History or background of award
- Supporting double majors in Mathematics/ Statistics/ Computing and Biology/ Marine Biology.
Applicants with a strong quantitative background will be favoured.
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
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 December 2018.