Prize details

Bob Buckle Prize for Whangarei Boys & Whangarei Girls High School Students

Value:

$500 (subject to available funds)

Closing date:

No application required

Eligibility

To be eligible for this prize, students must:

  • be a graduate from either Whangarei Boys High School (WBHS) or Whangarei Girls High School (WGHS)
  • achieve a NCEA Level 3 certificate endorsed with Merit or Excellence
  • be enrolled in full-time course of study at Victoria University of Wellington, in any undergraduate degree, majoring in any subject.

Information

This prize was established through the Victoria University Foundation by Professor Bob Buckle to support students from WBHS and WGHS attending Victoria University of Wellington. The prize aims to encourage students from those respective colleges to undertake a NZ university education.

  1. One prize will be offered annually for students from WBHS and one prize will be offered annually for students from WGHS.
  2. The prize will be awarded to the top academic student from WBHS and the top academic student from WGHS who is enrolled at Victoria University of Wellington (having achieved an NCEA Level 3 certificate endorsed with Merit or Excellence).
  3. The prize values are dependent on interest income earned and the size of the fund.
  4. The recipient will be asked to write a letter of appreciation which will be forwarded to the donor.