Applications for NZFSS awards are now open

Dear members,

Applications for (i) nominations for the NZFSS medal; and (ii) the Best Student Paper Award are now open and the Awards Committee welcomes applications for both. Please note that the closing date for these is 15 September 2012, and in both cases please submit all material electronically to Brian Sorrell ( For the student paper award, a pdf of your paper is all you need to submit. Note that papers ‘in press’ (i.e. formally accepted for publication) are eligible.

I am away from my email for the six weeks from 30 July to 16 September, so you will get an autoreply when you submit. I will make sure to confirm all applications on my return.

We also remind students that the VH Jolly Travel Awards for travel support to the Dunedin conference will also be available as usual this year. There is no need to apply in advance for these, just give your name to a Secretary/Treasurer at the conference.

Note that the S.I.L. Trust Awards for 2013 will be called for their usual deadline of 30 November this year, for those of you considering possible overseas travel in 2013.

Best wishes to all members,


Application forms can be downloaded for:
Best Student Paper 2012
Jolly Award for Student Travel
NZFSS Medal Rules 2012.doc

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