Silver scholarships are worth $2500 and gold scholarships are worth $5000.

BECA

The BECA Silver Scholarship will be awarded to the student whose presentation most clearly provides a creative and innovative engineering solution to address issues of economic, societal and environmental value for New Zealand

Ministry for Social Development
 

The Ministry of Social Development Silver Scholarship will be awarded to the student whose presentation which, through its understanding of the capacity of science, technology and mathematics to generate critical information for positive
social change in an innovative way, demonstrates affinity with the National Science Challenge of “Improving the potential of young New Zealanders to have healthy and successful lives” and the MSD Mission Statement “Helping New Zealanders to help
themselves to be safe, strong and independent.”

Earthquake Commission

The Earthquake Commission Gold Scholarship for the student who presents the most innovative and creative technology and/or engineering solution which addresses issues at the core of the National Science Challenge “Resilience to Nature’s Challenges”

Federated Farmers of NZ

The Federated Farmers Gold Scholarship is awarded to the student who presents the best and most creative science and technology based solution(s) to deliver outcomes which ensure New Zealand maintains a profitable and viable primary production sector while improving the management of land and water quality for future generations

Ministry of Education

The Ministry of Education Gold Scholarship for the best presentation by a Maori secondary school student

The Ministry of Education Gold Scholarship for the best presentation by a Pasifika secondary school student

Ministry of Health

The Ministry of Health Gold Scholarship for the student who presents the most innovative and creative scientific, technological and/or engineering based solution which addresses issues at the core of the National Science Challenge “Healthier Lives”

Ministry for Primary Industries

The Ministry for Primary Industries Gold Scholarship will be awarded to the student who presents the most innovative and creative technology and/or engineering solution which addresses issues at the core of Biosecurity in New Zealand

NIWA

The NIWA Gold Scholarship will be awarded to the student who presents the most innovative and creative science, technology and/or engineering solution which addresses issues at the core of the National Science Challenge “Sustainable Seas”

Summerset Group

The Summerset Group Gold Scholarship will be awarded to the student who presents 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

The Treasury

The Treasury Gold Scholarship will be awarded to the student whose presentation most clearly provides a creative and innovative solution to improve New Zealanders Living Standards based on application of scientific, technology and engineering disciplines

Watson and Son

The Watson and Son Gold Scholarship will be awarded to the student who presents 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 to develop and produce high-value foods with scientifically-proven health benefits. This Scholarship will focus on results from transformation from traditional areas of food production in New Zealand

Weta Digital Ltd

The Weta Digital Gold Scholarship for the best presentation focusing on Science for Technological Innovation in New Zealand by a secondary school student or an undergraduate tertiary student