The 2023 round opens: 1 June 2023

The 2023 round closes: 1:00pm 5 September 2023


Tēnā koe,


If you have any problems at all then please do not hesitate to contact us on

The completed application needs to submitted to the portal by 1:00pm on Tuesday 5 September 2023. Late applications will not be able to be accepted.

All the best with your application.

Ngā mihi nui

Prime Minister’s Science Prize Secretariat


The teacher (applicant) and referees  are strongly advised to read the important current information for 2023 below.  This includes information about criteria, eligibility, judging, application process, and finding your way around the portal. The teacher (applicant) must make the first step to register into the portal.


There is also the option in the portal for the nominee (teacher who is being nominated) to submit their application in Te Reo if they wish.


LINKS TO DOCUMENTS WILL BE LIVE ON 1 JUNE 2023  (If you have trouble viewing these documents then please email








Ko te Kaiwahakahaere the Secretariat for The Prime Minister’s Science Prizes is Royal Society Te Apārangi.  Contact details are:

Te Kaiwhakahaere the Secretariat
The Prime Minister’s Science Prizes
C/-Royal Society Te Aparangi
PO Box 598

Waea telephone: (04) 470 5762

Īmēra email: