Marian Cranwell Prize

A Prize for the best masters of PhD thesis or dissertation focussing on environmental or ecological science.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: Environmental or ecological science
Opening date: By nomination
Closing date: By nomination
Tenure: Prize
For: Prize
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $3,600

This Prize was established in 1975 by a donation from Lucy Cranwell Smith (Mrs Watson Smith) who graduated Master of Arts and Doctor of Science of the University of New Zealand from Auckland University College. The award honours the donor’s mother, Mrs Benjamin F Cranwell (born Marian Vellenoweth) who lived out her 83 years by tidewater at St Heliers, Henderson, and Parnell, and who in her time knew many of the early settlers of the Waitakeres.

The principal aim of the Prize is to encourage research writing which has as its subject issues concerned with the environment and ecological sciences.


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