Dr E C Grant and Mrs H M Grant Memorial Medical Scholarship
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- What does the scholarship get me?
- 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
- Additional information
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
On-going funding towards tuition fees & annual stipend
Closing dates for applications
Next: 1 March 2021
Length of award
Number of awards offered
Purpose of award
Available for a student admitted to the medical programme who is from the East Coast of the North Island, a place of importance to Dr Grant. At the request of Dr Peter Grant, the name, value and tenure of the Scholarship was amended from 2013.
- be resident of or have resided for substantial period in, or have strong affiliations with the North Island East Coast area
- be admitted into the second year of the MB ChB programme
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The Scholarship is continuous for four years if the student successfully achieves a pass each year and meets additional requirements, see additional information section for a link to the website where these requirements are outlined.
How do students apply?
How and when do students learn of the decision?
The selection committee will convene to determine award of the scholarship in early February
The selection committee, consisting of the Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, in the chair, the Director of the Centre for Hauora Māori, the Director of the Development and Alumni Relations Office, and the Manager of the Doctoral and Scholarships Office, or their nominees, shall consider the following factors in recommending the awarding of the Scholarship:
- Academic ability
- Leadership and community service
History or background of award
The Edward C Grant Memorial Medical Scholarship was established in 2009. Dr Peter Grant wished to commemorate his father with a full, four-year scholarship to the University of Otago, Faculty of Medicine.
Each Scholarship recipient must:Write an annual report at year end to the donor to provide an update on progress and activities.
At least twice during the four year tenure of their Scholarship, visit an East Coast regional high school (including their own) to inspire and encourage students to consider tertiary study. A candidate who is Māori shall also visit Ngati Porou Hauora.
These visits will be coordinated with the Schools Liaison Office and, where appropriate, the Director, Office of Māori Development.
Agree to rasonable requests from the University of Otago to appropriately represent the University and the scholarship
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
University of Otago
PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054
(03) 479 5291
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.