W.H. (Bill) Vaughan Trust Scholarship in Mathematics
Up to $1,000 each;Subject to funds available.
Tenure of award:
Closing dates for applications:
31 January 2019
31 January 2020
Applications close at 4.30pm on 31 January annually.
Number of awards offered:
History or background of award
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.
Purpose of award
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.
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.
How do students apply?
An online application will be available here approximately one month prior to the closing date.
The closing date for applications is 31 January. Applicants will be asked to complete all documentation included in the online application form.
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.
A representative of the former W.H. (Bill) Vaughan Trust (or a senior teacher of Secondary Mathematics, nominated by the Wellington Mathematics Association if a former Trust representative is not available), the Head of School of Mathematics, Statistics and Computer Science (or nominee) and the convenor of the Scholarships Comittee (or nominee).
How and when do students learn of the decision?
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.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
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.
Who else has information about this award?
Award specific to Victoria University.
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