Australasian Biometrics Poster Competition
The Australasian Region of the International Biometric Society is holding a special poster competition for Y9–10 school students, showcasing statistical methods and explorations of problems related to Biometrics (e.g. agriculture, ecology, health etc).
Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 entries that can demonstrate a clear statistical inquiry to a Biometrics problem. Prize amounts consist of:
1st Prize $AUD300.
2nd Prize $AUD200.
3rd Prize $AUD100.
Posters can be submitted through the SSA National Schools Poster Competition website, which will house a special check button for this competition. Winners will be announced at the 2019 Australasian Region Biometrics Conference, where students and their teachers/carers can 'zoom in' to virtually attend the awards ceremony.
Entries close 10 November.
For more information visit: ausbiometric2019.org/school-posters
Scholarship - Quota New Zealand Educational Scholarship for Young Women
Scholarship up to the value of $5,000 for a young woman wanting to study full-time at a New Zealand tertiary institute in 2021.
Must have proven constrained financial circumstances, and or other special circumstances that means extra funding is needed.
Must be a New Zealand Citizen or permanent resident and a first year school leaver.
Must have a minimum endorsement of Merit in NCEA Level 2.
Applications close 15 August and successful candidate will be notified by 15 October.
Full terms and conditions and application forms are available on www.quotanz.org/Scholarships.
The 2020 Think Kind Student Competition Is Open Now!
The NZ Vegetarian Society has launched its 2020 Think Kind Student Competition. The annual competition is open to all primary, intermediate, and secondary-aged students.The competition aims to promote kindness toward animals.
Every student who enters will receive a certificate, and every project will get a prize. The overall winner will be announced on 1st October, World Vegetarian Day. The entry that wins the People’s Choice Award will receive $1,000 for their school.
Go to www.vegetarian.org.nz for guidelines, inspiration, and free activities. Students must submit their entries online by 10 August.
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