FAQ on criteria for the Zonta Science Award:
Q: Will I be excluded if I am over 7 years from graduating as a PhD?
A: No but you must give the reason. i.e. A break from work due to family circumstances or illness.
Q: Is it essential that I am a New Zealand resident?
A: Applicants do not need to be New Zealand citizens but if not must have residency and not be in New Zealand on a student visa.
Q: What if my current research takes me offshore?
A: you must usually reside in New Zealand and be conducting research with a New Zealand institution.
Q: Can I use the funds to employ someone for child care or as a research assistant?
A: No. The funds must be used by you for research material, expenses or travel.
Q: Must I get a reference from my nominator?
A: Past successful candidates have submitted a reference that strongly supports them and their application.
If you have any further questions please contact
the Convenor at firstname.lastname@example.org