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The Frank Evison Scholarship in Geophysics at the Victoria University of Wellington has been established at the Master’s by thesis or PhD level, with the objective of continuing work in the field led by Professor Evison. The focus is on long-term seismogenesis and long-range earthquake forecasting. The value of the scholarship will be approximately $12,000 - $15,000 per year subject to the availability of funds and the application deadline is on 1 November 2017(offered only in odd numbered years).
Criteria for awarding the Scholarship
The scholarship will be awarded on the basis of the following criteria:
• Academic excellence
• Project relevance to the goals of long-term seismogenesis and earthquake forecasting
Applicants should complete the application form and provide any supporting documentation requested.
The selection process for the Scholarship will be:
• The prospective student will write a one-page letter of application delineating their proposed programme, and will provide certified copies of all academic transcripts, a Curriculum Vitae and three letters ofrecommendation
• A committee of 2–3 academic staff of Victoria University’s Geophysics group will evaluate the applications and rank the candidatesto make the final selection of the best candidate.
• If, in any one year, there is no suitable candidate forthe scholarship the funding will be held overto the subsequent year when two scholarships may be awarded.
All contributorsto the fund to establish the Frank Evison Scholarship willreceive a letter of appreciation from each scholarship winner at the start of the scholarship and a report on completion of the degree, together with a copy of the thesis, if requested, through Victoria University Foundation. The Foundation will also arrange a meeting, when feasible, between the Scholarship winner and specific donors on request.
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