Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship Application Form
Please note: Applying for the Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship requires you to obtain various documents depending on your situation. We recommend you complete this application well in advance to establish the requirements.
Most applicants will need to send hard copies of some information to the University of Waikato Scholarships Office. You MUST ensure that you post these in time for them to reach the Office by 01 October 2013.
Before beginning the application process for this Scholarship, you MUST read the regulations of the Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship carefully.
Important notes regarding hard copy attachments
All attachments will be scanned and distributed to Selection Panel members.
- Do not send originals as documents will not be returned.
- All documents should be A4 in size, smaller documents should be copied on to A4 paper.
- Attachments should consist of loose pages clipped in one corner by a paper clip
- Colour printing is unnecessary as all applications will be scanned in black and white
These documents should be sent to:
The Scholarships Office
The University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105
The information provided in this application will be used solely for the purposes of assessing your eligibility and suitability for the Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship. Personal information contained in this application will be made available to members of the Sir Edmund Hillary Selection Panel, members of the Sir Edmund Hillary Executive Group, members of the Scholarships Committee and staff of the Scholarships Office. The Selection Panel may consult on a confidential basis with representatives of relevant sporting or creative agencies to assess the standing of any achievements listed in your portfolio. Should you be offered a Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship, information on your academic achievements will be made available to members of the Sir Edmund Hillary Executive Group during the tenure of your Scholarship.
The University of Waikato undertakes to store your application in a secure place in the event that you are successful in gaining an award or are selected as a reserve candidate for an award. The University of Waikato undertakes to destroy your application to preserve its confidentiality, in the event that you are unsuccessful in gaining an award. Should you have reason to believe that information held about you in either your application or your academic record is incorrect, you have the right of access to, and correction of, that information.
The University may contact the persons you have named in your application as referees for further information. Any such direct contact with these referees will be made on a strictly confidential basis. The University may not divulge details to you about the content of such confidential references without the written authorisation of the referee concerned.