Scholarship detail

Victoria Business School & AVC (Pasifika) Scholarship


$1000 each.

Tenure of award:

One year.

Closing dates for applications:

01 November 2019
01 November 2020
1st of November each year

Number of awards offered:

Two each year.

History or background of award

These Scholarships have been established by Victoria Business School and the Assistant Vice- Chancellor (Pasifika)for two Year 13 Pasifika students (one male and one female).

Purpose of award

The purpose of the Scholarships is to incentivise and encourage more Pasifika students into the full range of business, economics and public sector disciplines at Victoria University of Wellington.

Selection criteria

Students must have a high quality of achievement in NCEA. The scholarships will be awarded to Pacific students who have submitted or be are in the process of submitting an application to study at the Victoria Business School.

How do students apply?

An online application will be available here approximately one month prior to the closing date.
Apply online

Decision makers

Scholarships will be awarded by joint decision by the Assistant Vice-Chancellor (Pasifika)and the Pro Vice-Chancellor of Victoria Business School or nominated representatives.
The basis of selection will be:
* Achievement in NCEA,
* Confirmation of acceptance into a programme of study at the Victoria Business School
• A reference from a teacher or senior community member
• A one page statement on why you wish to pursue business, economics and public sector disciplines (a Bachelor of Commerce or a Bachelor of Tourism Management), and what you aspire to do upon completion of your degree
• The recipient will also be required to participate in promoting this scholarship at specific University events.

How and when do students learn of the decision?

All applicants will be advised by letter of the outcome of their application. Successful applicants will receive notification by letter and will be officially awarded the scholarship at an event to be advised.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Payment of the scholarship is subject to receipt of confirmation of enrolment in a Victoria Business School programme of study.

Who else has information about this award?

To speak to someone about the award contact:

Assistant Vice Chancellor (Pasifika) Office – Trudy Lagolago (04) 4639522,
Victoria Business School office – Ann Thomson, (04) 463 5872,

Completed application forms should be returned to:

The Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Phone: (04) 463 5113 or (04)463 5557

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