Walter Jones Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

Tuition fees at the New Zealand domestic rate.

Closing dates for applications

Next: 1 November 2019

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.

Selection criteria

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 will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date.
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How and when do students learn of the decision?

Paid in full upon enrolment.

Decision makers

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.

Additional information

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

The Scholarships Office
University of Canterbury
Level 3, Registry, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
+64 3 366 7001
http://www.canterbury.ac.nz
scholarships@canterbury.ac.nz

Disclaimer

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 August 2019.