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Margaret L Bailey Science Award Application

Purpose of the award 

The award assists a successful mid-career woman (at post-doctoral level) with her scientific research expenses. Science in this context includes the physical and social sciences (including mathematics/statistics). Preference will be given to a woman who is working in a field that is non-traditional for women or where women are under-represented in the discipline or research area. The award may be used to purchase equipment, gathering of data, field work expenses, the services of a research assistant or data analyst. It may also be used to support the costs of publishing research findings, or expenses incurred in meeting or working with colleagues (including outside New Zealand), provided this is a necessary part of the scientific research. The award cannot be used to buy books, for conference attendance or to pay for university or other research institution overheads or administration charges.

Value of the award: $5,000

Eligibility criteria Before you apply please ensure you meet all the following eligibility criteria: 

  • A woman, who is a New Zealand citizen (or holds a resident class visa)  
  • Is currently engaged in scientific research (i.e. physical and social sciences) 
  • Has a doctorate and an outstanding academic track record in her discipline(s) 
  • Lives in New Zealand

Selection criteria: When selecting awardees, the selection panel consider the following: 

  • The proposed use of the award funding 
  • Field of work (non-traditional for women or women are under-represented in the discipline or research area) 
  • Quality of the research being undertaken 
  • The financial circumstances of the applicant 
  • Researcher’s experience and capability to conduct the research 
  • Researcher’s volunteer and / or community contribution 
  • Benefit of the research to women and/or girls in New Zealand  

Dr Sandar Tin Tin, accompanied by her family, was presented with the Margaret L Bailey Science Award 2017 by Dame Sylvia Cartwright.


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Terms and Conditions

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

NHWT reserves the right to not offer an award if we do not receive a deserving application.

The selection panel's decision is final.

 

NHWT records applicant contact details to enable communications related to the awards programme.

Applications from unsuccessful applicants are disposed of after the award ceremony.

Applications from Second-chance Education awardees are disposed of after the award ceremony.

Applications from Research and Specific Purpose awardees are retained until the research or project is complete.

All progress reports are electronically archived and embargoed for 10 years.

 

If you receive an award we require you to do the following:

  • Allow NHWT to use your name, photograph and information about you (and if relevant, other members of your group) for publicity purposes
  • Receive the award at a NHWT awards ceremony
  • For Second-chance Education and Specific Purpose awardees, provide a progress report to NHWT in the year you receive the award
  • For Research awardees, provide a progress report to NHWT each year of your study, plus provide access to your final research report and any subsequent publications
  • Provide NHWT with up-to-date contact details while you are studying or undertaking your research/carrying out your project

 

By submitting this award I acknowledge I have read and accept the terms and conditions as stated above.

By submitting this award I verify I meet the eligibility criteria and that all information in this application is correct.

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