Applications open for NZIF Foundation 2020 awards & scholarships

Applications are invited for the awards and scholarships offered by the NZIF Foundation for 2020.  The total value of awards offered is $29,500.

The awards open for application are:

  • One Future Forest Scholarship for post graduate research of up to $10,000
  • The New Zealand Redwood Company Scholarship of $5,000 for an undergraduate scholarship at the University of Canterbury School Forestry
  • Chavasse Travel Award of up to $3,500 to assist a mid-career person to travel overseas or to bring an overseas person to NZ
  • Jon Dey memorial award of up to $3,500 to assist research projects in the areas of work study or new technology aimed at improving forest engineering and harvest productivity
  • Otago Southland Award of up to $3,000 to assist a project of relevance to forestry in the Otago/Southland region
  • Mary Sutherland Scholarship of $1,000 for a polytechnic student
  • University Undergraduate Scholarship of $1,000
  • Frank Hutchinson Postgraduate scholarship of $1,000
  • Student poster prizes at NZIF Conference (1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes of $800, $500 and $200)

Applications are now open.  Further details on the Foundation web page available through www.nzif.org.nz, (link on lower right hand side of page).

Applications must be received by the Foundation administrator (foundation@nzif.org.nz) no later than 5pm on Monday 18th May 2020.  The awards will be announced at the Awards Dinner of the joint conference of the NZ Institute of Forestry being held in Masterton from 28th to 30th June 2020.

Enquires to the Foundation chair am.mcewen@xtra.co.nz or phone +64 274 733 262