Discounted Members’ Rates at Annual Conferences
Australian PSA: The associations provide on a reciprocal basis registration at members’ rates to all APSA/NZPSA members.
Canadian PSA: The associations provide on a reciprocal basis registration at members’ rates to all Canadian PSA/NZPSA members.
Australian PSA: APSA will provide the NZPSA President or nominee and 1 NZPSA member free conference registration and a free conference dinner. In return we provide the APSA President or nominee and 1 APSA member free conference registration and a free conference dinner. Members should submit their application to their own assocation. Priority is given to postgraduate and early career researchers but others are also eligible to apply. Details of how and when to apply are below.
UKPSA: The UKPSA offers up to 2 NZPSA members free registration, up to 3 nights accommodation and usual meals at its annual conference, usually held in April. Once a delegate is accepted for this award, the UK PSA will automatically accept the delegate’s paper in the conference. The UKPSA may also assist with airfares depending on budget and demonstrated need. The NZPSA decides who receives this award in consultation with the UKPSA and then notifies the applicants around mid-October each year. Those who receive the award need to then liase with the UKPSA regarding local arrangements and potential travel assistance. Priority is placed on postgraduates and early career researchers as recipients but all members are eligible to apply.
In return, 1-2 UKPSA members are also eligible for free registration at the annual NZPSA Conference, usual conference meals and up to three nights conference accommodation. Once a delegate is accepted for this award, the NZPSA will automatically accept the delegate’s paper in the conference. The UKPSA selects the delegates in consultation with the NZPSA and the NZPSA Secretary then makes local arrangements with Conference Coordinators and the delegates. Priority is placed on postgraduates and early career researchers as recipients but all members are eligible to apply.
Canadian PSA: 2 NZPSA postgraduates presenting papers at the Canadian PSA annual conference will recieve free conference registration. In return, the NZPSA offers free conference registration to two Canadian PSA postgraduates presenting papers at our annual conference.
Applying for these Awards
Australian, UK and Canadian PSA members must apply to their own association.
NZPSA members interested in applying need to make an email submission to the NZPSA Secretary, Dr Xavier Marquez (firstname.lastname@example.org) by the deadlines below. You must include in your submission:
- your CV;
- name, affiliation, paper-title and abstract in a Word document;
- evidence of acceptance of your paper for the Canadian Award and evidence of submission for the Australian Award if notification of acceptance has not yet occurred (both unnecessary for the UK Award); and
- a short paragraph in the email outlining the reasons why you should receive the award e.g. if you are an emerging scholar, whether you have any other funding and the importance of the conference to your research. We will allocate on a needs basis in the first instance.
Deadlines for Applications (for information on the timing of the conferences see International PSAs and Conferences):
Australian PSA 2013 – Friday 17 May 2013
UK PSA 2014 – Monday 16 September 2013
Canadian PSA 2014 – Friday 1 February 2014
Past NZPSA Recipients of the Awards
UKPSA 2013 recipients: Ashley Murchison (Otago) and Ibukinle Adeakin (Waikato).
UKPSA 2012 recipients: Ana Gilling (Victoria University Wellington) and Edward Elder (Auckland)
UKPSA 2011 recipient: David Lindsey (Auckland)
CPSA 2011 recepients: Emma Blomkamp (Auckland) and Ibikunle Adeakin (Waikato)
APSA 2010 recipient: Bryce Edwards (Otago)