The Call for Applications for the 2017 scholarship has now closed.

The scholarship, tenable at any New Zealand university for one year, is available to graduates who are registered for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Physical Sciences and Engineering. In accordance with Professor Bates’ love of interdisciplinary research a wide range of students in the physical sciences and engineering will be eligible. Preference will be given to those whose research aims to apply information/image processing to studies in medicine, the physical sciences, astronomy or engineering.

Number of Awards and Tenure: A single award of $6,000 is offered for one year in 2017. This is in the form of a framed certificate and $6,000.