W.H. (Bill) Vaughan Trust Scholarship in Mathematics

Study Area(s): Science
Scholarship Level: School leaver / 1st year
Closing Date(s): 31 January
Tenure: One year.
Number offered: Two.
Value: Up to $1,000 each; Subject to funds available.

Description

Two scholarships shall be awarded annually to students completing their final year at school and enrolling in full-time study at Victoria University the following year.

History

This Scholarship has been established by W.H. (Bill) Vaughan Trust to assist a high school student to attend Victoria University to study Mathematics. W.H. (Bill) Vaughan worked for many years writing, printing and distributing model solutions for students studying for University Entrance Bursary and Scholarship Examinations.

Eligibility

Applicants must be intending to major in Mathematics. The successful recipient will be selected on their Year 13 grades in Mathematics; and a written application including a statement setting out reasons for wanting to study Mathematics at university.The scholarship is offered to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents only.

Criteria

TBC

Application process

A completed online application must be submitted by 4:30pm on the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any required supporting documentation (including references) must also be received by 4:30pm on the closing date in order for the application to be considered.

Applications will normally open one month prior to the closing date. If no application link is provided below, check back again closer to the closing date. Contact us if you have any queries.

Scholarship specific documentation

Selection process

The Victoria University Foundation will expect recipients to write a letter of thanks to the donor on receipt of the award and an end of year progress report.

By notification. The successful recipient will be selected on their Year 13 grades in Mathematics; and a written application including a statement setting out reasons for wanting to study Mathematics at university.

Additional information

Scholarship value- The Victoria University of Wellington Foundation shall determine the value of the scholarship after consideration of the income from the fund. The funds shall be paid to the successful recipient after they have commenced their full-time study at Victoria University.

Regulations and conditions

  1. A completed online application must be submitted by 4:30pm on the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any required supporting documentation (including references) must also be received by 4:30pm on the closing date in order for the application to be considered.
  2. All offers of the Scholarship will be conditional upon the recipient being fully enrolled in a full-year programme (full-time will be at the level of points considered by Studylink as full-time) within the stipulated criteria and tenure of the scholarship. No payment of the Scholarship will be made until this condition is met.
  3. The Scholarship cannot be deferred to a later year.
  4. The Scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards.
  5. Should the recipient withdraw from Victoria during the tenure of this scholarship or fail to achieve a satisfactory progress, partial repayment of the Scholarship will normally be expected. Recipients must advise the Scholarships Office if they intend to withdraw.
  6. Recipients are expected to act as Ambassadors for Victoria University and participate in appropriate events or marketing if requested.
  7. At the discretion of the Deciding Authority, the application of the terms and conditions of the Scholarship may be modified in special circumstances or to avoid hardship to any candidate for the Scholarship.

Contact

Scholarships and PhD Admissions Office
scholarships-office@vuw.ac.nz
pg-research@vuw.ac.nz
summer-research@vuw.ac.nz
Phone +64 463 5557