Academic Awards

The Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust offers awards and scholarships to women students and staff at Waikato and Bay of Plenty tertiary institutions.

 

Bay of Plenty & Waikato Tertiary Institutions


Conference Award

To enable women academic staff members to attend and present a paper at an international conference in their field, for which no other funding is available to them.

Please click on links below for more details.


Award details
Application form 

Award referee report form

Closing Date: 30 April and 30 September


Dame Jocelyn Fish Award

To assist women students enrolled in Waikato or Bay of Plenty tertiary institutions, who are majoring in a non-traditional field for women.

Please click on links below for more details.

Award details
Application form 

Award referee report form

Closing Date: 30 April


Dr Vivienne Cassie Cooper Award

To enable women returning to study (full-time or part-time) after a period in the paid or voluntary workforce or caring for family, to enrol for and complete a Masters degree.

Please click on links below for more details.

Award details
Application form 

Award referee report form

Closing Date: 30 April and 30 September


Leadership Development Scholarship for Women

To support academic, professional and administrative women who are ready to take on leadership responsibilities, to attend women in leadership training or conferences that suit their role and career, for which no other funding is available to them

Please click on links below for more details.

Scholarship details
Application form 

Scholarship referee report form

Closing Date: 30 April and 30 September


Small Scale Research Projects Award

To assist women academics in carrying out small scale research projects studying women and/or issues related to women. The Award is to help meet expenses incurred in the project and the dissemination of results, and does not provide a stipend. Award funds may be used to support a research student to assist with the project.

Please click on links below for more details.

Award details
Application form 

Award referee report form

Closing Date: 30 April and 30 September


 

University of Waikato
 

Doctoral Study Merit Award

Assistance to women students, enrolled full-time for a PhD at the University of Waikato.

Please click on links below for further information and application details.

Application details
Application form 

Award referee report form
 

Closing Date: 30 April


Elizabeth Bisley Memorial Prize in English

This prize was established in 1961, from a fund set up for the purpose, by the Waikato Branch of the New Zealand Federation of University Women, and is continued through funds provided by the Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust.

The prize is named in memory of Elizabeth Bisley, who was one of the women instrumental in the revival, in 1955, of the Waikato Branch of the New Zealand Federation of University Women, and was the revived branch’s first President. 

Please click on links below for more details.

Award details 


Closing Date: 30 April


Emmy Noether Prize in Mathematics

This prize was made possible by the gift of a sum of money for capital investment from the Federation of University Women to the University of Waikato, and is continued through funds provided by the Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust.

The Prize is named for the German mathematician, Emmy Noether (23 March 1882-14 April 1935), known for her contributions to abstract algebra and theoretical physics.

Please click on links below for further.

Award details

Closing Date: 30 April


Engineering Prize

One of the priorities of Waikato Graduate Women Educational Trust is the promotion of successful careers for women and girls in the science and technology fields.

Please click on links below for more details.
Award details 

Closing Date: 30 April


Masters Study Award

To assist women students, who are enrolled full-time or part-time at the University of Waikato for a thesis worth at least 90 points towards a Masters degree.

Please click on links below for further information and application details.

Application details
Application form 

Award referee report form

Closing date 30 April


Te Raranga Matauranga Award

To assist Māori women students enrolled full-time at the University of Waikato in the final year of a first undergraduate degree. Each Faculty will be invited to nominate two candidates for the Award each year. The Award is not open to application from individual students who are not the nominees of their School or Faculty.

Please click on links below for further information and application details.

Application details
Application nomination form 

Closing date 30 April

 

Waikato Institute of Technology
 

Wintec Postgraduate Study Award

To support women students enrolled at the Waikato Institute of Technology in the final year of a first postgraduate qualification lasting the equivalent of one full-time year or longer

Please click on links below for more details.

Award details 
Award application form
Award referee report form


Closing Date: 30 April


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