Prizes and Awards


Fellowships

Fellowship of the Society is an honour conferred for distinction in research and the advancement of Agronomy.

Nominations for Fellows may be made by any full member of the Agronomy Society of New Zealand.  Nominees for Fellowship must be members in good standing of the Agronomy Society of New Zealand.  Nominations will be considered by the Council of the Agronomy Society of New Zealand.  Nominations must be forwarded to:

The Secretary 
Agronomy Society of New Zealand 
Paul Johnstone
Plant and Food Research
Private Bag 1401
Havelock North 4157

by 31 March in any year.

 

Prizes & Awards

Certificate in Agronomy.  The Certificate of Achievement to Agronomy in New Zealand will be awarded by the Agronomy Society of New Zealand to any member or non-member who has provided a valuable service to Agronomy in New Zealand.  Nominations, including name and reason for nomination, should be forwarded to the Secretary of the Agronomy Society of New Zealand by 31 March of any year.

Agronomy Society prizes for the best overall paper and best student paper are awarded at the Annual Conference each year.

'The Agronomy Society Student Travel Award'.
Awarded to a student member presenting a paper at the Annual Conference to support travel, accommodation and conference registration costs up to a maximum of $NZ1,000.  The award will be based on the scientific merit of the paper.

Agronomy Society of New Zealand International Crop Science Congress (ICSC) Travel Award 
The Agronomy Society of New Zealand International Crop Science Congress (ICSC) Travel Award is available to encourage tertiary students or post-doctoral fellows to participate in future International Crop Science Congresses. 

The Award will be up to a maximum value of $NZ5,000.  To be eligible for the award applicants must have had a paper accepted for presentation at the Congress.  Applications for the Award should be made once applicants have had confirmation of paper acceptance for the Congress.