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Premier sports scholarships are offered to students who exhibit sporting excellence. On arrival at SIT, scholarship recipients play in local and regional sporting teams during the playing season. Codes can include cricket, basketball, rugby, netball, soccer, badminton and others.
The John Wright Scholarships are open to men and women from India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. Applicants must be international students and have completed study to a level which meets the requirements for entry into the SIT programme they are applying for. Scholarships are available for programmes offered at SIT’s Invercargill campus.
At least one full scholarship will be offered each year. Up to 16 partial scholarships will be offered each year to students.
Students can apply for a John Wright Scholarship in any SIT programme which is Level 7 or above and is for one year or longer. That includes SIT's Postgraduate Diploma, Bachelor Degrees and Graduate Diplomas.
Students can also apply for a John Wright Scholarship in any other undergraduate programme provided that the programme is at least two years in duration.
Applicants must complete the International Application form and John Wright Scholarship Expression of Interest Form and provide relevant supporting evidence.
The final date to submit an application will be advised by the Scholarship Board and will close at least 15 days before the result day. Applications received after this date will automatically be considered in the next selection month.