The Royal Society of New Zealand on behalf of the Rutherford Foundation Trust offers postdoctoral fellowships in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics. An applicant must have had no more than two previous positions as a postdoctoral researcher. Total four fellowships are offered for two years. The fellowship covers stipend of NZ$75, 000 as well as GST-inclusive fund is paid each of NZ$10, 000 to support research costs. The application deadline is 1St August 2013.
Study Subject (s): Fellowships are provided in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
Course Level: Fellowships are available for pursuing postdoctoral level.
Scholarship Provider: The Royal Society of New Zealand on behalf of the Rutherford Foundation Trust.
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand
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Eligibility: –Applicants from the disciplines of science, technology, engineering or mathematics are eligible to apply.
-Applicants are required to have had their PhD conferred no more than two years before the application closing date.
-An applicant must have had no more than two previous positions as a postdoctoral researcher.
-Applicants must be either New Zealand citizens or have continuously resided in New Zealand for at least two years immediately prior to their application and hold, or are deemed to hold, a New Zealand resident visa.
Scholarship Open for International Students: The students of New Zealand can apply for these fellowships.
Scholarship Description: The Rutherford Foundation New Zealand Postdoctoral Fellowships aim to build human capability in science, technology, engineering and mathematics by providing early career support for New Zealand’s brightest and most promising researchers.
Number of award (s): Four fellowships are offered.
Duration of award (s): Fellowships are offered for two years.
What does it cover? The fellowships will provide Stipend of NZ$75, 000. In addition a GST-inclusive fund is paid each of NZ$10, 000 to support research costs.
Selection Criteria: The selection is based on an applicant’s demonstration of academic excellence, depth of understanding of their proposed research and its ultimate purpose, and the scientific quality of the research programme. Additional selection criteria are the benefits to New Zealand, transfer of skills and engagement with the wider community.
Notification: Successful applicants will be notified by early October.
How to Apply: The mode of applying is the email.
Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 1St August 2013.