UCSA University of Canterbury Students Assn Lloyd Lilley Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

$1,000 per annum

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 March 2021

Length of award

One year.

Number of awards offered

Two per year.

Purpose of award

To support school leavers from Southland Boys' High School or Southland Girls' High School.

Selection criteria

Two scholarships are awarded each year, based on academic merit, to a student from each of Southland Boys' High School and Southland Girls' High School.

To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must:
a) be enrolled full time at the University of Canterbury; and
b) have attended either Southland Girls' High School or Southland Boys' High School in the year immediately prior to application; and
c) have achieved a university entrance qualification in the year immediately prior to enrolment at the University of Canterbury.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The scholarship shall be awarded based on the quality of achievement in the applicant's best subjects at NCEA level 3 or 4 or equivalent university entrance qualifications.

How do students apply?

You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Notification is provided by lettter, 6-8 weeks after the closing date. Paid out in three equal instalments; in mid-April, mid-July, and mid-September.

Decision makers

The scholarship shall be awarded each year by the Council of the University of Canterbury on the recommendation of the Academic Board.

History or background of award

This scholarship was established initially as a prize in 1998 by the University of Canterbury Students Association in recognition of the many years of service to the Association of Lloyd Lilley, a Life Member, who served the Association from 1981 to 2004. In 2001, and in conjunction with Lloyd, the regulations were ammnded to allow it to be awrded as a scholarship.

Additional information

If in any year no award of a scholarship is made, the emolument of that scholarship shall be either added to the capital of the fund, or held in reserve to provide a further scholarship in the next year, as the Council may determine.

The scholarship may be held with any other bursary, scholarship, prize or tertiary allowance provided the conditions of the other award allow so.

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

The Scholarships Office
University of Canterbury
Level 3, Registry, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, New Zealand
+64 3 366 7001


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.