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Valette Williams Scholarship in Botany - Round Fourteen

Valette Williams Scholarship in Botany $3,500

This scholarship is awarded by the North Shore Group of the Australian Plants Society to Honours, Masters and PhD students of Botany.

Applications for the 2022 scholarship are now opened. Applications close on 4th March 2022

Scholarship conditions are described in the 2022 scholarship application forms.

Application forms for the 2022  scholarship are available as pdf or word files.

VW Scholarship Application Information 2022.pdf
VW Scholarship Application Form 2022.pdf
VW Scholarship Application Form 2022.docx


The Val Williams Scholarship in Botany is sponsored by the North Shore Group of the Australian Plants Society. The Scholarship honours the memory of our former esteemed member, Val Williams (1937-2004). Applications are sought firstly from Honours students and also from Masters or PhD students undertaking research at universities in the Sydney region.

The project must contribute to the knowledge of the ecology, conservation or propagation of native plants in the Sydney and surrounding regions.

Application Time line for Round Fourteen:

  • 4 March 2022 – Applications close
  • 27March 2022 – Assessment of applications completed
  • 1 April 2022 – Successful applicant is notified
  • 15April 2022 – Remaining applicants notified

Previous recipients are:

2009 Liza Xian

2010 Alison Hewitt

2011 Nathan Emery and Tanya Bangel

2012 Diane Warman and Berin Mackenzie

2013 Jessica Mowle

2014 Desi Quintans

2015 Jon Pankhurst

2016 Johanna Wong

2017 Aaron Phillips

2018 Susan Everingham and John Whale

2019 Farhad Masoomi-Aladizgeh 

2020 Shubham Chhajed

2021 Harriet Simpson-Southward


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