2010 Zonta Science Award call for applications

2010 Zonta Science Award call for applications

The Zonta Club of Wellington is calling for applications for the 2010 Zonta Science Award.  This will be the 11th Award since its inception in 1990.  The Zonta Science Award has been establshed to further the status of women in scientific fields.  The Award is for an emerging woman scientist (ie. a recent PhD graduate, not a woman well established in the science area) no the top woman scientist in her field.  Priority will be given to areas of science where funding is not readily available.  The aims of this award are to: encourage women to pursue a career in science; actively promote science as a career for women; encourage others already in the scientific field and; acknowledge the valuable contribution of women scientists.  Please contact Wendy Saunders for more information w.saunders@gns.cri.nz, Telephone 04-570-4802.  Applications close on the 1st February 2010.

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