External funding closing in July 2022
Philip Neill Memorial Prize in Music
Closes 1 July | Undergraduate | Graduate | Postgraduate
The late Philip Neill was a medical student of the University of Otago, who died in 1943. The prize is awarded annually for excellence in original composition and is valued at $1500. The award is open to all past and present students of a university in New Zealand.
The topic for 2021: Compose a piece for cello and piano.
- You may adopt any theme you please with the work
- Electronics or prepared piano are not permitted
- The work should be between 8 -15 minutes in duration
- You should include a programme note and any performance notes necessary
- Compositions must include a computer-set musical score and should also include a MIDI recording.
Sir Robert Jones Refugee Daughters’ Scholarship
Closes 8 July | Undergraduate / Graduate
This Scholarship is open to female tertiary students’ from a refugee background. Applications are now open to young women who are currently enrolled in a Foundation Course or university level degree.
Frozen Funds Charitable Trust
Closes 15 July
The purpose of the Frozen Funds Charitable Trust is to provide grants for projects run by, and for, people who use mental health or intellectual disability services.
Proposed projects must be:
- Applied for by charitable organisation or by charitable organisations on behalf of individuals or groups without charitable status
- Directed by people who use, or have used, mental health or intellectual disability services
- Completed within a finite period
Dumont d'Urville NZ-France Science & Technology Support Programme
Closes 21 July | Graduate | Postgraduate
This programme supports scientific and technological co-operation between New Zealand and French researchers in the public, non-government and private sectors. Funding is worth up to NZD $80,000 for up to two years.
Royal Society of New Zealand - General Seeding Grants
Closes 21 July | Graduate | Postgraduate
These aim to enhance knowledge creation in New Zealand by linking international research groups, infrastructure and initiatives and creating enduring international science partnerships. Grants are worth up to NZD 80,000 each for up to two years.
Laura Bassi Scholarship
Closes 27 July | Graduate | Postgraduate | Academics
The Laura Bassi Scholarship, which awards a total of $8,000 thrice per annum, was established by Editing Press in 2018 with the aim of providing editorial assistance to postgraduates and junior academics whose research focuses on neglected topics of study, broadly construed. The scholarships are open to every discipline. All currently enrolled master’s and doctoral candidates are eligible to apply, as are academics in the first five years of their employment. Applicants are required to submit a completed application form along with their CV through the application portal by the relevant deadline.
The Banking and Financial Services Law Association (BFSLA) Research Essay Competition
Closes 29 July | Undergraduate | Graduate | Postgraduate
Each year, the Banking and Financial Services Law Association (BFSLA) invites citizens and permanent residents of Australia and New Zealand to submit research essays on important matters in banking and financial services law and/or practice (including insolvency) that are currently topical in Australia or New Zealand, in competition for a prize pool. The BFSLA is the leading professional organisation for banking and financial services law in Australia and New Zealand. The BFSLA’s objects include the pursuit and dissemination of knowledge of banking and financial services law and practice in Australia and New Zealand, including by encouraging research.
The prize pool in 2022 is A$7,500 Entries must be submitted by 5pm (Australian Eastern Standard Time) on Friday, 29 July 2022.
Vic Davis Memorial Trust
Closes 31 July | Undergraduate | Postgraduate
This Trust offers three distinct categories of funding support in the field of mental health.
- Scholarships for individuals wishing to undertake training at under-graduate level as a mental health practitioner
- Scholarships for individuals to train / study at postgraduate level in the field of mental health.
- Research grants for organisations researching in the field of mental health.