The representative body for New Zealand’s eight universities.
The New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee website.
The funds for these scholarships are provided by the income from a bequest made to the University of New Zealand in 1959 by Isabel Maria Kidson.The object of the scholarship is to enable students who have shown ability in physics or a combination of physics and mathematics, to undertake postgraduate study in Meteorology or some other branch of science, either in New Zealand or overseas.
Applicants should be graduates of a New Zealand university, be of good character and have shown ability in physics or a combination of physics and mathematics.
Preference will be given to (in order);
$6,000 per annum for up to three years.
Three scholarships awarded every year.