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How to nominate

Learn how to nominate someone for the Pou Aronui Award.

Nominations

An online Nomination must be completed.

Please email the Academy (academy@royalsociety.org.nz) if you wish to submit a new nomination and you will be provided with a URL to access the web portal.

Nominations are to include one set of the following:

  • Curriculum vitae;
  • Full bibliography;
  • Nomination summary of not more than 300 words, which may be used for publicity purposes;
  • Nomination statement of not more than 500 words, outlining the candidate’s distinguished service to humanities-aronui over a sustained period of time;
  • Brief citation of not more than 40 words, which may be used for publicity purposes;
  • Two references (to be arranged by the nominator), at least one from outside the nominee’s institution.

Please note:

Publications should include the names of all authors (Initials and Surname) and the full title of the journal in which a paper is published. Abbreviations should not be used.

“Working within New Zealand” includes all those who were employed in New Zealand for more than 50% of the time during which they performed the work that is being considered in making the award; and/or all those who were resident in New Zealand during that time.

Please also review general criteria that apply to all Royal Society Te Apārangi medals and awards.