Special Symposium Scholarships

Nominations are open for the one-off Symposium Student scholarships

NZPPS Research Scholarship on Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) :

Two scholarships of $5,000 each to be awarded to post-graduate students researching a topic related to the BMSB. These scholarships are possible thanks to a very successful Symposium held in August 2021.

NZPPS Research Scholarship on Plant Pathogen Threats to Native Species:

One scholarship of $5,000 to be awarded to a post-graduate student researching a topic related to plant pathogen threats to native species. This scholarship is possible thanks to a very successful Symposium held in August 2022.


Scholarship applications will be considered from students at a New Zealand university or students registered in other recognised New Zealand tertiary institutions. In making awards, consideration will be given to:

  • the quality, appropriateness and relevance of the proposed research to the scholarship topic
  • a supporting statement from supervisors, peers or sponsors.

The deadline for applications is Friday 13th October 2023.
Applications must be received by the secretary before the deadline. For enquiries, contact the secretary.

© 2024 New Zealand Plant Protection Society Inc.
Website by HortPlus