J P Skipworth Scholarship in Plant Biology at Massey University in New Zealand, 2014

Massey University offers postgraduate research scholarship in the field of Plant Biology. The scholarship shall have an annual value up to $2,000. The emolument shall be paid in two equal installments in June and September. The recommendation for the award shall be based on academic attainment and may take account of the financial circumstances of the applicant. The application deadline is 31st March 2014.. This scholarship has been established in recognition of the valuable contribution made by Associate Professor John P Skipworth to the Department of Botany and Zoology from 1960 to 1991. In 1992 the Department of Botany and Zoology was split into the Departments of Ecology and Plant Biology, each of which now administers part of the funds. The funds for the scholarship have been provided from royalties received by Dr Nelson Pomeroy through his research on bumble bees and pollination..  Scholarship is available for undertaking postgraduate research degree level at Massey University in New Zealand.
The research areas of this scholarship are: Not provided
Who can apply to this scholarship? The scholarship may be held concurrently with other scholarships and bursaries but such emolument shall be taken into account when assessing need.
· The emolument shall be paid in two equal installments in June and September.
· At the discretion of the University all, or part, of the annual interest may be reinvested in order to maintain the value of the capital.
Benefits of the scholarship:  The scholarship shall have an annual value up to $2,000. If in any one year two or more candidates are deemed to be equal the scholarship may be shared between these candidates.
More information about the fellowship:
Duration:  The emolument shall be paid in two equal installments in June and September.
Number of scholarships:  Not Known

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