Walter Jones Scholarship
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- What does the scholarship get me?
- Closing dates for applications
- Length of award
- Number of awards offered
- Purpose of award
- Selection criteria
- What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
- How do students apply?
- How and when do students learn of the decision?
- Decision makers
- History or background of award
- Additional information
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
Tuition fees at the New Zealand domestic rate.
Closing dates for applications
Next: 1 November 2022
1 November each year.
Length of award
One year for BSc students. Up to two years for honours students.
Number of awards offered
Up to two each year.
Purpose of award
To support undergraduate students in the Science Faculty of the University of Canterbury to complete their degrees who by reason of financial difficulty may not otherwise do so.
Be a NZ citizen enrolled full-time in the final year of a BSc degree or the penultimate year or final year of a BSc(Hons) degree.
Candidates must have at least a grade point average of B (6.0) over the previous course history.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The Selection Committee may also consider favourably those applicants who have not come to university to study directly.
How do students apply?
The online application system requires you to have a myUC account; you must register with myUC prior to applying online for a scholarship.
The online application system will begin accepting applications approximately eight weeks before the closing date.
Online Application Form
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Paid in full upon enrolment.
Awarded by the Council of the University of Canterbury on the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising:
• the Vice-Chancellor or nominee,
• Dean of the Faculty of Science,
• the donor or donor's representative.
History or background of award
These scholarships were endowed in 2000 by the Carlisle Charitable Trust to support undergraduate students in the Science Faculty to complete their degrees who by reason of financial difficulty may not otherwise do so. In 2009 Mrs W Jones on behalf of the Carlisle Trust requested the name be changed in honour of Professor Walter Jones.
The current value of the scholarship is tuition fees at the New Zealand Domestic Rate.
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 November 2020.