STUDENT GRANTS 

KEE TOEBES SCHOLARSHIP

During the inaugural year (2017), two NZ students attended the six-week intensive hydrology course held at Canberra, Australia. The course was coordinated and offered by Prof Albert VanDijk, Australian National University (ANU). Financial support from Professor David Maidment, University of Texas, Austin, Toebes family, NZHS and ANU covered all student expenses including travel.
 

The Society is happy to announce that Kees Toebes scholarship shall be offered for the 2020 edition of ANU Summer Institute. This is designed for young professionals, recent graduates and post-graduate students at the doctoral level.

Details on the Summer Institute details are available at, 

http://ozewex.org/apply-for-the-2020-australian-climate-and-water-summer-institute

NZ students are encouraged to submit their application form via Ozewex website.

Application Deadline: 5 December 2019

NZ student selected to attend the Summer Institute shall be considered for the Kees Toebes scholarship.​

Student applicants must be:​

  1. Enrolled in a postgraduate programme with a hydrological research project, in one of the NZ universities;​

  2. A member of the New Zealand Hydrological Society; and​

  3. Accepted to attend the Summer Institute.

These grants are not an alternative or supplementary source of funding for employers, and are not given retrospectively.

The scholarship is provided by the NZHS to further the goals of the Society.

All scholarship recipients are required to:​

  1. Present a seminar on their Summer Institute experience at their respective institutions; and​

  2. Provide a summary of their experience, within two months of the completion of the course, for publication in the NZHS newsletter, Current.​

For more information, contact Dr MS Srinivasan at ms.srinivasan@niwa.co.nz

GRANT IN AID OF TRAVEL

Purpose
  • Promote the principal objective of the Society to further the development of   the science of hydrology and its application to the understanding and management of New Zealand's water resources, and​

  • Encourage full-time NZ tertiary students to attend the Society's Annual Symposium and present papers describing their work.

The Grant

The Grant will be a complimentary conference registration. 

Conditions
  • Grants in aid will be available for tertiary students enrolled at a NZ Institution to attend the NZHS Annual Conference.

  • Nominations must be made by the student’s supervisor on behalf of the student

  • The recipient will attend the Society's Annual Conference, and present a paper or poster describing the hydrological work in which he/she has been the principal investigator or a principal participant.

  • Applications will be assessed by the Society's Executive who may invite advice from appropriately qualified people. Up to three Grants will be awarded annually, at the Executive's discretion.

  • Both the nominating supervisor and the nominated student has to be a financial member of the New Zealand Hydrological Society.

Applications

Applications may be made to the Secretary, using this form, preferably at least 3 months preceding the NZHS conference to be attended. To get the full award application form

GRANT IN AID OF RESEARCH

Purpose
  • Promote the principal objective of the Society to further the development of the science of hydrology and its application to the understanding and management of New Zealand's water resources, and

  • Assist full-time tertiary students to carry out hydrological research.

 
The Grant

The Grant will be up to $400 for the purchase of necessary equipment and materials.

Conditions
  • The recipient will supply a report to the Society's newsletter Current, which describes the work undertaken.

  • The recipient will be a financial member of the New Zealand Hydrological Society.

  • The recipient will normally be a full-time student at a New Zealand tertiary institution.

  • Applications will be assessed by the Society's Executive who may invite advice from appropriately qualified people. Up to two Grants will be awarded annually, at the Executive's discretion.

  • Items purchased with the Grant will become the property of the recipient's institution.

  • Proof of purchase of the items must be supplied prior to reimbursement.

Applications

Applications may be made to the Secretary, using this form, at any time during the year and at least 4 months before the intended purchase Applications may be judged competitively.

To get the full award application form, click here.

ABOUT US

Our mission is to support and foster hydrology in New Zealand and elsewhere, and to enable NZHS members to receive advanced training in hydrological sciences. NZHS annually presents several student and non-student awards to its members recognising the outstanding contributions of our members to New Zealand Hydrology.

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PO Box 12300, Thorndon,
Wellington 6144

Phone: 03 928 0620

Email: admin@hydrologynz.org.nz

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