Awards & Scholarships

NZFSS offers a range of awards and research scholarships to celebrate and foster the fantastic efforts of our members and their contributions to freshwater sciences. These include:

The NZFSS Awards Committee consists of the NZFSS President (Kate McArthur), the Awards Coordinator (Jennifer Price) and three elected members (Carolyn Burns, Natasha Grainger, Mary de Winton).


The Society also administers grants for student and young researcher overseas travel and visits by eminent overseas scientists through the SIL 1987 Trust Fund. These include:

The SIL 1987 Trust Fund is managed by the following trustees: Carolyn Burns, Kit Rutherford, Jon Harding, Neil Deans and the NZFSS Secretary/Treasurer (Amy Whitehead).