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 1 October 2023.
Applications must be received by the secretary before the deadline. For enquiries, contact the secretary.

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