Basil Parkes Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

Determined by the Vice-Chancellor

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 October 2022

Length of award

One Year

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

To provide financial assistance to students who wish to undertake studies in Land based degrees and who have an interest in Natural Resource Management.

Selection criteria

Special Selection Criteria:

• For students facing financial barriers to study.
• Preference may be given to applicants from the Nelson/ Marlborough regions.
• Applicants must be undertaking a land based degree or diploma.
• Applicants must have an interest in Natural Resources.

How do students apply?

Send the completed application form to the Scholarships Office by the closing date.
Regulations and Application Form.

Decision makers

The scholarship shall be awarded based on a recommendation of a selection committee which shall comprise:
• The convenor of the Scholarships Committee, or nominee
• A member of the Lincoln University Scholarships Committee, and
• Basil Parkes or nominee.

The selection committee may request the applicant to attend an interview as part of the selection process.

The selection committee may refrain from making an award if it finds no candidate of sufficient merit.

History or background of award

Established by Basil and Judith Parkes.

Additional information

It is your responsibility to contact your referees, and ask them to send their references to the Scholarships Office. References should be clearly marked with your name and the name of the scholarship(s) for which you are applying. Referees should not be asked to send their references to you, as they must have the opportunity to be completely frank. Non receipt of referees reports or incomplete applications may prejudice your eligibility.

If Official documents are requested as part of your scholarship application please do not send original documents. Send only copies that have been certified by a J.P, a solicitor, or a staff member in the university registry. Unless specifically requested, please do not send a curriculum vitae. Lincoln University accepts no responsibility to return original documents.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

Mandy Carter
Scholarships Office
Lincoln University
PO Box850 84, Lincoln University, Lincoln , Christchurch 7647, New Zealand
(+64 3 3252 811 ext 8748 or 8582
+64 3 325 3840


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.