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The Prime Minister's Future Scientist Prize

Prime Minister's Prize. This prize is for a Year 12 or Year 13 student who has undertaken a science research, mathematics, technological or engineering project.

Discipline: natural, physical, mathematical and information sciences, applied sciences, technology, engineering, social science and multi-disciplinary science.

Award offered: yearly

Prize: trophy and cash prize, $50,000


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  • The prize is worth $50,000 to the recipient to support their tertiary education. 50% of the prize will be awarded on selection and a further 50% awarded the following year.


Current status

For more, see the Prime Minister's Science Prizes website 

For queries, email pmscienceprizes@tcc.co.nz