McKee Trust Tertiary Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

$2,000 each year.

Closing dates for applications

Next: 10 September 2022

10 September each year or the next Monday if the 10th falls in a weekend

Length of award

3 years, subject to satisfactory academic progress.

Number of awards offered

Up to four each year.

Purpose of award

Four scholarships are awarded each year for tertiary study to students from the Nelson/Tasman area who are academically and financially deserving.

Selection criteria

Applicants must be secondary students in their last year of study attending colleges in the Nelson/Tasman District.

Applicants should be intending to study at a tertiary institution and be academically promising and financially deserving.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Continuation of scholarship is dependent on satisfactory marks for each semester/year.

How do students apply?

Application form obtained from and returned to school principal.

Principals recommend one pupil for each college
Details about the McKee Charitable Trust
General details about the scholarship

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Applicants are notified of the decision within approximately six weeks of closing date.

Decision makers

Principals recommend one pupil for each college. Shortlisted applicants then interviewed by a selection panel comprising nominated Trustees.

History or background of award

Scholarship commenced in 1994.

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

Alan Hinton
Secretary C/-
McKee Trust
PO Box 10, Nelson 7040
(03) 548 2139


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 2020.