Kauri Museum Mervyn Sterling Memorial Scholarships
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- What does the scholarship get me?
- Closing dates for applications
- Length of award
- Purpose of award
- Selection criteria
- History or background of award
- Additional information
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
Closing dates for applications
Next: 1 December 2019
Usually closes on 1 December.
Length of award
Purpose of award
The Kauri Museum Mervyn Sterling Memorial Scholarships are offered by the Otamatea Kauri and Pioneer Museum Trust Board to encourage undergraduate study and applied research in New Zealand in the fields of environmental conservation, ecology, natural heritage and Northland history (especially Otamatea County).
Any person with strong affiliations with the old Otamatea County Area will be eligible (providing they are New Zealand citizens or Permanent Residents), subject to approval by the Selection Committee.
Please note that applicants should meet one of the following criteria:
their family residence is in the Otamatea; or
they have a historic family connection to the Otamatea; or
they have worked and/or studied for a reasonable time in the Otamatea.
Evidence of the connections with the Otamatea must be provided with the application.
History or background of award
In 1997 the Otamatea County Council and Hobson County amalgamated to become Kaipara District Council. The old boundaries were Tokatoka in the west to Mangawhai in the east and included Ruawai, Matakohe, Paparoa, Tinopai, Huketere, Ararua, Maungaturoto, Kaiwaka and Mangawhai.
Universities New Zealand
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in September 2019.