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University of Otago

University of Otago Dr John F Ward Southland Entrance Scholarship

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Any
Disciplines
6000 EUR
Grant
New Zealand
Location
Not specified
Application deadline

About

Dr John F Ward Scholarship, was established by the University of Otago Council in 2019 to support students who have demonstrated academic ability and who have a disability that makes attending University a challenge. 

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

EUR 6,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

The scholarship is to support students who have demonstrated academic ability and who have a disability that makes attending University a challenge.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

  • Standard value of NZ$10,000.
  • Standard tenure is one year for those in a University of Otago or University-affiliated residential college.
  • For exceptional applicants, this scholarship will be awarded at a higher value and a longer tenure.
  • Tenure in years two and three normally requires a GPA of 5.0 or better (B) for the previous year.

Eligibility

  • Are New Zealand citizens, New Zealand permanent residents, Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents with domestic fee status;
  • International students who have completed Year 12 and have completed or are in the process of completing Year 13 at a New Zealand school, or an equivalent foundation level course at a New Zealand tertiary institution.
  • Are intending to enroll or have enrolled for the first time for first-year (100-level papers), full-time degree-level, undergraduate study at the University of Otago.
  • Those who have studied more than 0.4 EFTs at any University or tertiary institution at degree-level or higher are not normally* eligible.
  • Be studying with a significant disability of at least six months previous duration, which will have substantial financial implications for their studies.
  • Have achieved NCEA Level 2 endorsed with merit, or equivalent.
  • Be completing, or have completed, their final year of secondary schooling in Southland. Appropriate consideration will apply if a student is required to attend a school outside of Southland for their final year as a consequence of specialist treatment.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

New Zealand

Nationality

226 nationalities

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

Not specified

Closing date is to be confirmed.

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