Henry Marfell Scholarships

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What does the scholarship get me?

See 'Additional Information'

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 March 2022

End of March each year

Length of award

One year.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

Open to any student of New Plymouth Boys' High School who has completed at least one academic year in any university in full-time course of study leading to agriculture science or veterinary science, or who has enrolled at a tertiary institution in such a course which, in the opinion of the Board, complies with the terms of the Will of the late Henry Marfell.

Selection criteria

Must be an ex pupil of New Plymouth Boys' High School.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Scholarships shall be payable subject to satisfactory completion of the course.

How do students apply?

Applications for awards must be made on forms obtainable from the Secretary, New Plymouth Boys’ High School Board of Trustees. Completed applications must be received by 31 March, being the date that applications close, in the year in which the scholarship is to commence, but the Committee may consider applications at any other time for a course of study which commences other than at the commencement of the normal academic year. Applicants must provide a copy of the previous year’s academic record from the university.
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How and when do students learn of the decision?

Notification by letter. Scholarships payable as early as possible in each term at one third of the annual value.

Decision makers

New Plymouth Boys High School Board of Trustees and Principal.

History or background of award

The Scholarship shall be known as the Henry Marfell Scholarships. The New Plymouth Boys' High School Board of Trustees shall set up a committee comprising four Board Members, one of whom shall be the Headmaster.

Additional information

Value: Awards to university students: value of maximum of $400 - Awards to students attending tertiary institutions other than a university: value of a maximum of $110.

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

Board Secretary
Henry Marfell Scholarships
New Plymouth Boys' High School Board, Private Bag 2028, New Plymouth
(06) 759 8813
(06) 759 8814


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 January 2021.