Funded Undergraduate Scholarship for Excellence at Massey University in New Zealand 2019

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Funded Undergraduate Scholarship for Excellence at Massey University in New Zealand 2019

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Massey University invites students to apply for the Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship. This scholarship was established to support new students enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of academic excellence, leadership, and community engagement and contribution.

Eligibility criteria:

  1. All applicants must be eligible, and intending, to enrol:
    • for either full-time (minimum of 105 credits) or part-time (minimum of 45 credits) study.
    • in the first year (i.e., 100 level) of a Bachelor degree programme.
    • in the year following the award of the scholarship.
    • at any Massey University campus.
  2. All applicants need to meet the entry criteria for the programme that they intend to enrol in at Massey University.
  3. School leaver applicants with NCEA should have achieved an endorsement of Excellence across a range of subjects.
  4. School leavers with other qualifications (e.g., International Baccalaureate, Cambridge) and non-school leaver applicants in this category must be able to demonstrate equivalent competence.

Selection Criteria:

Applications are assessed based on evidence of academic excellence, leadership, and community engagement and contribution:

  1. Academic Excellence: A record of Excellence across subject areas.
  2. Leadership: Both in and out of school, as evidenced by leadership roles, skills and qualities, development and growth. This may include, for example, awards for leadership, engagement in clubs and organisations, opportunities for leadership growth and development, service-related engagement, marae responsibilities, church duties, or leading change initiatives.
  3. Community Engagement and Contribution: Evidence of contributions to the local, national and/or international community. This may include, for example, working with whānau, iwi or hapū, community action projects, marae engagement, church service, Scouting, Council work, volunteerism, education community partnerships, and  awards or recognition for service. Evidence is required in the form of a letter of support for their leadership, community engagement and contribution from an appropriately qualified person and/or organisation (e.g., teacher, community member, minister, kaumātua).

Tenure and value:

Up to 9 three-year scholarships worth $21,000 in total. Full-time and part-time scholarships may be awarded. The value of the scholarship shall be $7,000 per annum for three years of study for full-time students, or pro-rated for part-time students.

Application Checklist:

You should prepare the following before starting the application:

  1. Examples of your Leadership experience
  2. Examples of your Community Engagement and Contribution
  3. A character reference from a qualified person or organisation (e.g. teacher, community member, minister, Kaumātua) to support your academic, cultural, leadership and community engagement and contributions
  4. Supporting evidence of your cultural identity (if applicable)

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Any Country
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Opportunity Information

Opportunity Targeting
Undergraduate Students
Partial funding
Opportunity Coverage
Tuition fee
Opportunity will take place in
New Zealand
Required Documents

Educational Conditions

Required Specialties
All Specialties
Educational Level
High School Diploma
Required Languages
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