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Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship

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Value: Up to $10,000 per annum for the duration of the recipient's undergraduate degree (subject to the recipient maintaining the required level of performance)

Study Level: Entrance/School Leaver

Subject Area: Any

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2020

Purpose

The Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship is the University of Waikato's premier school leaver scholarship. It enables recipients to excel and is for those with strengths in three key pillars: 1) excellence in a sporting code or creative or performing art, 2) high academic achievement, and 3) strong leadership qualities or potential. Recipients will be supported during their studies with a tailored leadership and personal development programme.
For more information, visit the website: www.waikato.ac.nz/about/hillary/

Before Applying:

Please ensure you read the 'Guidelines on Applying for School Leaver Scholarships' before you commence the application process.

3-minute Video:

Please also note that all applicants are required to submit a 3-minute video of themselves as part of the online application.  This video should outline why they believe they should be a Hillary Scholar and what it would mean to them.  Applicants will need to provide the link in the space provided on the online application and it must be accessible to all i.e. the link must be able to be shared with everyone.

The short video below may provide some guidance.  Good luck!

Eligibility

For school leavers with strengths in three key pillars: 1) excellence in a sport or creative/performing art, 2) high academic achievement, and 3) strong leadership qualities or potential. Students taking one gap year may also apply. The Selection Panel will also take into account the applicant’s willingness and ability to fully participate in, and contribute to, the Hillary Scholarship Programme.

Contact

Scholarships
Te Mata Kairangi School of Graduate Research
The University of Waikato
Private Bag 3105, Hamilton 3240
New Zealand

Phone +64 7 858 5096
Email [email protected]

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