Scholarship detail

Victoria Tangiwai Scholarship – (School Leaver Scholarships for Excellence)

Value:

$5000 See full regulations

Closing dates for applications:

Online applications close on the 15th of September at 4:30pm

Number of awards offered:

Up to 600

History or background of award

The Victoria Tangiwai Scholarship (“the Scholarship”) celebrate excellence - both academic, and outside the classroom.  We encourage applicants who display the key attributes of excellence, leadership and commitment to their community (the primary consideration for these scholarships is academic excellence with additional factors taken into consideration). In supporting academically-strong school leavers to study at Victoria, the University recognises them as New Zealand’s scholars of the future. These scholarships will be offered to the top school-leaver applicants enrolling in any of Victoria University’s Bachelor degree programmes.

Purpose of award

Scholarships for study in 2019 will be awarded competitively on the basis of academic excellence, leadership, and commitment to community. Scholarships will be awarded at $5,000 for the first year of study which can be put towards accommodation costs at a Victoria hall of residence, or (for students not in a hall) as a stipend to contribute towards your first year living costs.

Selection criteria

We encourage applicants who display the key attributes of excellence, leadership and commitment to their community (the primary consideration for these scholarships is academic excellence with additional factors taken into consideration). 

Applicants must be either; New Zealand Citizens, Permanent Residents or International fee-paying students who have completed at least two full years (ie. their Year 12 and Year 13) at a New Zealand secondary school by the time of application.  

Please see full regulations for more detail. 

How do students apply?

Students are to apply for a Victoria School Leaver Scholarship, succesful applicants will then be awarded one of three different scholarships based on their application data. 

A completed online application must be submitted by 4:30pm on 15 September 2018 for study in 2019. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any required supporting documentation must also be received by 4:30pm on 15 September 2018 in order for the application to be considered.
Regulations
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Additional information

The Scholarship is valued at $5,000 in the first year of study and may be credited to Victoria Halls of Residence costs or paid as a stipend (paid in 9 equal instalments from March-November). 

Decision makers

Victoria University Undergraduate Scholarships Committee

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Applicants will be notified after the application deadline (15 September 2018) whether they have been awarded the Scholarship. 

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Please see full regulations. 

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