School of Forestry High Achievers Award
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- What does the scholarship get me?
- Closing dates for applications
- Length of award
- Number of awards offered
- Purpose of award
- Selection criteria
- What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
- How do students apply?
- How and when do students learn of the decision?
- Decision makers
- History or background of award
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
Closing dates for applications
Next: 15 August 2020
15 Aug 2020
Length of award
Number of awards offered
Up to 5
Purpose of award
This scholarship recognises and supports high-achieving students entering their first year of the Bachelor of Forestry Science degree programme at the University. Up to five scholarships, one of which is reserved for a Maori or Pasifika student, are available annually.
Applicants must be intending to enrol full-time in a BForSc degree programme at the University. They must have completed, or be completing, a university entrance qualification, and must have studied at secondary level in New Zealand in the year of application (or, in the case of a gap year, in the year immediately prior). International students who meet these requirements are eligible to apply.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
A condition of acceptance is that recipients permit publication and announcement of their acceptance of the award, and that they are willing to engage in University community activities, such as student mentoring, acting as University ambassadors, and being involved with University publicity as appropriate.
How do students apply?
How and when do students learn of the decision?
The scholarship will be paid by direct credit to a recipient’s nominated New Zealand bankaccount as soon as practicable after the final date, in the student’s first semester of study, on which the student may receive a full refund for withdrawal from a course, and after confirmation of his or her full-time enrolment in a BForSc degree programme at the University.
The scholarship is awarded by the Council of the University, on the recommendation of a selection committee comprising:
a. the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Engineering (or nominee);
b. the Head of the School of Forestry (or nominee); and
c. the Senior Academic Advisor, Engineering (or nominee).
History or background of award
This scholarship was established in 2012 by the University of CanterburyCollege of Engineering.
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
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 May 2020.