Scholarship detail

Jane Ferguson Scholarships - VUW

Value:

Varies.

Tenure of award:

The scholarship shall be tenable for one or more years as the Board shall determine; but in the case of any scholarship already awarded the Board may extend its duration for a further year or more.

Closing dates for applications:

31 March 2019
31 March 2020
Applications close 31 March each year.

Number of awards offered:

Varies.

History or background of award

Founded by Jane Ferguson who in the year 1941 bequeathed a portion of her residuary estate to Victoria University of Wellington to be held in trust for the purpose of providing out of the income a scholarship on certain terms and conditions stated in her Will.

Purpose of award

To assist female orphans of academic merit to continue their studies where by reason of their financial circumstances or from any other cause they would otherwise be unable to.

Selection criteria

Available for any female person who:

(i) is of New Zealand birth
(ii) is at the date of selection an orphan by reason of death of both or one of her parents,
(iii) is of outstanding scholastic ability,
(iv) is of good moral character,
(v) is of good health certified by a physician.

How do students apply?

Online application will be available approximately one month prior to the closing date.
Regulations

Additional information

The scholarship shall be tenable for one or more years as the Board shall determine; but in the case of any scholarship already awarded the Board may extend its duration for a further year or more.

Decision makers

The scholarship shall be awarded by a panel selected by the Scholarships Office. At least one of the members of the panel shall be a woman.

How and when do students learn of the decision?

The Board shall advise of the outcome determining in any given year.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Victoria University will expect recipients to write a letter of thanks to the donor on receipt of the award.

Who else has information about this award?

Contact the Victoria University Scholarships Officer.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:


Position: The Scholarships Office
Organisation: Victoria University of Wellington
Address: PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5557
E-mail: scholarships-office@vuw.ac.nz
Website: http://www.victoria.ac.nz/study/student-finance/scholarships