Wood, who plays for Leeds is one of three finalists along with Newcastle forward Dwight Gayle and Brighton winger Anthony Knockaert.
25 year old Wood, who will lead his country against Fiji in their World Cup qualifier in Wellington tonight, has scored 24 league goals this season.
Gayle has 21 goals from 28 league games since joining leaders Newcastle from Crystal Palace.
Former Leicester man Knockaert has scored 13 goals to help Chris Hughton's side to second in the table.
The awards will be presented in London on April 9th.