Established in 2022 in memory of Donald Scott, former Associate Professor of Zoology, by the University of Otago with funds gifted by Patricia Scott in memory of her husband Donald Scott, the Clutha Fisheries Trust and Otago Fish and Game Council, the Scholarship will support a Postgraduate 4th Year or Honours student with a focus on New Zealand waterways/river ecology that can inform best practice and sustainability for the freshwater Angling and Sports Fishing communities.
Applicants must be:
- a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand Residence Class Visa Holder
- a current student about to commence Postgraduate 4th year or Honours with a focus on New Zealand waterways/river ecology
The following factors shall be considered in selecting the Scholarship:
- academic merit
- alignment of studies and research topic to waterway/river ecology