The Eureka Trust welcomes the three new Gold Scholarships, worth $5000 each in the hands of the recipients, which have been made available for students who enter the Sir Paul Callaghan Eureka! Awards competition.
Watson & Son, a Wairarapa bee keeping and Manuka honey enterprise which owns the ManukaMed brand of honey based medical products, has provided support for a scholarship in the High Value Foods National Science Challenge. The scholarship[ will be awarded to the student who delivers the best presentation focusing on the importance of emerging science and technology to meet the objective of the National Science Challenge to develop and produce high-value foods with scientifically-proven health benefits.
Summerset Group Holdings will offer a Gold Scholarship for the most knowledgeable, innovative and creative presentation focused on the importance of emerging science and technology to meet the objective of the National Science Challenge, Aging Well, which aims to enhance the independence and tino rangatiratanga of older individuals and their whānau, and encourage age-friendly physical environments. It is working to ensure older people continue to live a meaningful life through social integration and engagement, in a society that values their ongoing contributions of knowledge and experience.
Federated Farmers of New Zealand (supported by Blue Cliffs Station) will offer a Gold Scholarship for the student who presents the best and most creative science and technology based solutions to deliver outcomes which ensure New Zealand maintains a profitable and viable primary production sector while improving the management of land and water quality.