Stewart Mackay Sanderson Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 March 2020

Applications close 31 March each year.

Length of award

Up to three years.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

Candidates may study for one or other of the following professions: Ministry of the Presbyterian Church, Medicine, Law, Electrical Engineering, Civil Engineering or Architecture.

Selection criteria

Preference will be given to those candidates who furnish satisfactory proof of their intention to study for the ministry of the Presbyterian Church.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Continuing academic performance.

How do students apply?

By letter to:The Registrar, Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership, Knox College, Arden Street, Dunedin 9010.
Candidates, in making their application, must furnish to the Trustees:-A certificate of age. A full and complete statement of his or her educational career both at school and at college.Evidence of fondness for and success in outdoor sports.Evidence of character.
Stewart Mackay Sanderson Scholarship

How and when do students learn of the decision?

By letter after applications close.

Decision makers

The Senatus of the Knox Centre for Ministry and Leadership.

History or background of award

Available under the will of James Sanderson, architect, of Auckland, who died 1924.

Additional information

The applicant's surname must be one of Stewart, Mackay or Sanderson, or they can demonstrate a relationship or kinship with the late James Sanderson, architect of Auckland, or his wife. They must be British subjects and UNMARRIED. Be aged between 19 and twenty six.

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

The Registrar
Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand
School of Ministry, Knox College, Arden St, Dunedin
(03) 473 0783


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 April 2019.