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Learn how to apply for the Hutton Fund


To apply to the Fund, please provide:

  1. a covering letter; current CV;
  2. an outline of your proposed research, including methodology (no more than 2 A4 pages);
  3. references for literature cited; and
  4. likely outcomes and a budget.

Funding grants of about $1,000 per application will be allocated.

Every recipient of a grant from the fund shall report to Royal Society Te Apārangi before 30 June in the year after the grant was made, showing in a general way how the grant was spent and the progress made with the research.

We prefer to receive the application electronically. Please email the electronic copy to: awards@royalsociety.org.nz.

In circumstances where you’re unable to submit your application electronically, applications should be addressed to:

Academy Executive Officer
Royal Society Te Apārangi
PO Box 598
Wellington 6140

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 We collect personal information from you, including information about your:

·         name

·         contact information

·         application

 We collect your personal information in order to:

·         communicate with you

·         assess the nomination

·         monitor the diversity of applications

Providing some information is optional. If you choose not to enter nomination details, we'll be unable to assess the nomination.

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at academy@royalsociety.org.nz, or 044727421, or PO Box 598, Wellington, 6140.