Sir Arthur Sims Scholarships

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What does the scholarship get me?

Approximately $1,000.

Closing dates for applications

Next: 28 February 2022

Applications close 28 February annually

Length of award

One year. Scholarship may be continued provided satisfactory academic progress is maintained.

Number of awards offered

Varies each year.

Purpose of award

Available to students intending to study a degree course at Lincoln University.

Selection criteria

Candidates must be former students of Christchurch Boys' High School who are intending to pursue a recognized degree course of study at Lincoln University. Scholarships/Awards available for leaving Year 13 Students .(This applies to New Zealand/Australian citizens or permanent residents only)

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The award of these scholarships are conditional on gaining Level 3 NCEA 60 credits in achievement and/or unit standards over 3, 4 or 5 subjects. These scholarships may be continued in subsequent years provided satisfactory academic performance is maintained

How do students apply?

By letter or on official application form.
Scholarship Details
School Leaver Application Form
Extended Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Applicants are advised by letter following the Trust meeting and the interviews of school leavers who have applied.

Decision makers

Three Trustees of the Sir Arthur Sims Scholarship and the Headmaster of Christchurch Boys' High School.

History or background of award

Established by Lady Sims in memory of her late husband, Sir Arthur Sims, himself an old boy and generous benefactor of Christchurch Boys' High School.

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 December 2020.