R N Brothers Memorial Award

An Award of up to $4,000 to assist a postgraduate research student to undertake field-based geological research in New Zealand or the South West Pacific.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Postgraduate degree in Earth Sciences
Opening date: TBC
Closing date: TBC
Tenure: One year (or more on reapplication)
For: Assistance with field-based Research
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $4,000

The Award was established in 1988 in memory of the late Professor R N Brothers who was associated with the Department of Geology for 45 years as student, graduate and then member of staff from 1952-1988. He was appointed to a personal chair in 1969 and held the Chair in Geology from 1974 to the time of his death in May 1988. The Award arises from a fund established by donations from past and present students and staff of the Department of Geology, colleagues, friends and family.


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