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Go Waitaha Canterbury Scholarship (School-Leaver Scholarship)

Number of awards

5

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Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be Year-13 students or on a gap year. Applicants, in the year of application (or, in the case of a gap year, in the previous year), must be attending an Auckland or Wellington school and/or living in the Auckland or Wellington region. At the time of application applicants must have gained NCEA Level 2 with Merit or Excellence endorsement (or equivalent).  By the date advertised on the webpage for UC halls of residence,  applicants must: a. complete the separate UC Application for Accommodation online form,  selecting Tupuānuku as their first preference for accommodation; and b. complete the New Zealand Common Confidential Reference Form. 

Value/Benefits:
a. Assistance with fees for accommodation at the Tupuānuku hall of residence, at a value of NZ $5,000, and priority consideration for a place at the hall.
b. Opportunities to attend, at no cost, educational outdoor recreational field trips in Waitaha Canterbury, organised by the University.
c. Opportunities to attend, at no cost, a range of workshops and seminars organised by the University for personal, academic, and professional development.
d. Opportunities to experience and contribute to the Christchurch regeneration, and to engage with the Christchurch community through membership of the Student Volunteer Army and through small-group projects.

Tenure: One year

Value details : At no cost, educational outdoor recreational field trips in Waitaha Canterbury, organised by the University.
c. At no cost, a range of workshops and seminars organised by the University for personal, academic, and professional development.

How to apply?

Applications must be made online at the Scholarships website by 15 August.

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