Graduate Women (Inc) Canterbury Branch Trust Board

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What does the scholarship get me?

$4,500 towards tuition fees

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 March 2020

Applications for the scholarships should be made to the Registrar,University of Canterbury 5.00pm on 31 March

Length of award

One year only.

Number of awards offered

Two each year.

Purpose of award

To assist women students enrolled in a full-time course of study at the University of Canterbury mainly in 300, 400, 500 or 600 level for any Bachelor's degree programme (including any with Honours).

Selection criteria

Applicants must be female and citizens of New Zealand. They must be enrolled full-time at the University, mainly at 300, 400, 500, or 600 level, in:
a. a programme for a bachelor's degree;
b. a programme for a bachelor's with honours degree; or
c. postgraduate non-thesis study.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

In recommending the award the committee will consider the applicant's academic record; it may also take into account the desirability of spreading the awards over more than one faculty or department and encouraging female students in faculties or departments in which they are under-represented.

How do students apply?


Apply on-line

How and when do students learn of the decision?

The award will be credited directly to the students’ fees accounts at the time of enrolment.

Decision makers

The scholarship shall be awarded each year by the University Council on the recommendation of the Scholarship Selection Committee, comprising:
* The Vice-Chancellor or nominee;
* A representative of the New Zealand Federation of University Women (Inc) Canterbury Branch Trust Board;
* The University Liaison Officer.

History or background of award

These scholarships were established in 1994 by the NZ Federation of University Women (Inc) Canterbury Branch Trust Board.

Additional information

One at 300-level and one at 400,500 or 600 level are offered each year. This excludes Masters.
Two NZFGW Canterbury Branch Scholarships,tenable for one year, shall be offered for competition every year.Previous recipients of this scholarship are ineligible to reapply.

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 January 2020.