Four anthropology graduate students have received Kākano Fund Awards in the second and final round for 2017. Congratulations to:
Jess Carter, MA candidate at Victoria University of Wellington, who will submit her thesis Post-Secular? Christian experiences of New Zealand Secularism in March 2018.
Josh Connolly, MA candidate at Victoria University of Wellington, who will submit his thesis Sport and Culture in Wellington Samoan Communities in March 2018.
Sarah Haggar, MA candidate at the University of Auckland, who submitted her thesis Quotidian Hopes: Interfaith in Auckland as a Movement for ‘Good’ in October 2017.
Rara Larasati, MA candidate at Victoria University of Wellington, who will submit her thesis Understanding success: A case study of rural youth in Indonesia in March 2018.
Established in 1985 by funds gifted by Dame Joan Metge, the Kākano Fund is primarily for Masters students majoring in social and cultural anthropology who are completing theses or dissertations. We also consider PhD students if funding permits. The Fund provides financial assistance towards thesis production costs and/or costs involve in presenting a paper at a conference. 2018 applications will open in May.