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On this page you will find application forms as well as regulations for scholarships available for School Leavers, Undergraduate, Graduate and Postgraduate students. Prizes are also listed for students' information but are not open for application. Please click on one of the links below to go to the appropriate section.

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Michael Baldwin Memorial Scholarship


Closing : 29 Aug 2014
Level : Any level
Value : up to $10,000

Michael Baldwin was a staff member at The University of Waikato at the time of his death in 2003. He had taught for a number of years in Papua New Guinea - at the institute currently known as the University of Goroka - before his appointment to the Centre for Foundation Studies at The University of Waikato. This scholarship commemorates Michael's commitment to teaching and to assisting others in their educational endeavours, and was made possible through the generosity of the Baldwin family. The scholarship is open for application to students who are citizens of South Pacific nations (This does not include New Zealand of Australia). Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate a need for financial support in order to undertake tertiary study. Candidates must be current or intending students, who will be enrolled in an approved full-time programme of study at The University of Waikato in the year of tenure of the scholarship. There is no restriction on the field of study of the candidate, but preference may be given to candidates who are enrolled in a teacher education programme.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Acorn Foundation Jann Medlicott Scholarship


Closing : 29 Aug 2014
Level : Undergraduate / Graduate / Postgraudate
Value : $3,000

This Scholarship is open for applications from adult students studying at the University of Waikato's Tauranga campus and residing in the areas administered by Tauranga City Council or Western Bay of Plenty District Council. Applicants should apply in the year prior to the year of tenure of the award. In selecting the successful applicant for the Scholarship, the Selection Panel will take academic merit, financial circumstances, leadership, and contribution to the community into consideration. Jann Medlicott was born in Taranaki and studied Medicine at the University of Otago, specialising in radiology. After three years overseas, and obtaining higher qualifications in London, she returned to New Zealand and settled in Tauranga in 1980 as a hospital based radiologist. She subsequently became involved in the establishment of the private radiology practices in the Bay area, latterly Medex Radiology, where she was a partner until her retirement in 2011. Jann is an enthusiastic supporter of the arts, and has always had a passion both for teaching and supporting young people to reach their potential, whether that be in the Arts or via tertiary education. She is also a firm believer in people "giving back" to the community. Jann is leading by example in this respect, through this annual scholarship, which is awarded to a mature student studying at the Tauranga campus of the University of Waikato, who has demonstrated not only academic excellence, but a strong sense of leadership and community involvement.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Acorn Foundation Eva Trowbridge Scholarship


Closing : 31 Aug 2014
Level : Undergraduate / Graduate / Postgraduate
Value : $3,000

This Scholarship is offered in memory of Eva Trowbridge, and is open for applications from adult students studying at the University of Waikato's Tauranga campus and residing in the areas administered by Tauranga City Council or Western Bay of Plenty District Council. Applicants should apply in the year prior to the year of tenure of the award. In selecting the successful applicant for the Scholarship, the Selection Panel will take academic merit, financial circumstances, leadership, and contribution to the community into consideration.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Acorn Foundation Ted Wadsworth Scholarship


Closing : 31 Aug 2014
Level : Graduate / Postgraduate
Value : Up to $3,000

The Acorn Foundation is a charitable trust which was formed in 2003, created by and for the people of Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty community. This Scholarship is available to a graduate of any discipline who wishes to undertake research of 60 points or more in the youth leadership field. Preference will be given to the approach called Developmental Group Work with Adolescents.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Freemasons Postgraduate Scholarship


Closing : 01 Oct 2014
Level : Doctoral, Masters Thesis
Value : $10,000

The Freemasons Scholarships are provided annually by Freemasons New Zealand and are administered by The Freemasons Charity. The Freemasons Scholarships are to assist able students who are active in their involvement in the community, to complete their university education in their chosen field. This year 8 Postgraduate Scholarships of $10,000 will be offered. The scholarship is intended for students completing a Masters degree with thesis and/or Doctorate degree.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF