Emma Waterhouse Award for Women in Natural Science

A $5,000 Scholarship to support women students undertaking study or research in the natural sciences.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Undergraduate or postgraduate study in the natural sciences, including Biological Science, Environmental Science, Marine Science, Geography and related areas
Opening date: 25 June 2024
Closing date: 6 August 2024
Tenure: Up to three years (see Reg.2)
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Usually offered once a year
Value: $5,000

The Award was established in 2021 by University of Auckland alumna Emma Waterhouse, a practitioner in environmental management. Emma had a lifelong fascination with natural systems and the impact of human activity on the environment.

The main purpose of the Award is to encourage and support women students undertaking study or research in the natural sciences relating to the geography and ecology of Aotearoa New Zealand and its marine and terrestrial environments, including the sub-Antarctic or Antarctica.


How to apply

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.

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