James Fawcett New Zealand Herpetofaunal Postgraduate Research Award

An Award to assist postgraduate students with research expenses related to a research project with a focus on New Zealand native reptiles and/or amphibians.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Postgraduate research project of at least 30 points in the School of Biological Sciences
Opening date: 19 September 2024
Closing date: 31 October 2024
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance towards research expenses
Number on offer: Up to three
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $15,000 in total

The Award was established in 2021 and is funded by a gift from Georgene E. Fawcett as a memorial to her late husband Associate Professor James Davidson Fawcett, a BSc and MSc graduate of the University of Auckland, and dedicated and respected herpetologist and lecturer at the University of Nebraska.

The intention of the Award is to support research students enrolled in a postgraduate research programme in the School of Biological Sciences at the University of Auckland, who are undertaking a research project with a focus on New Zealand native reptiles and/or amphibians.


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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