A N V Dobbs Memorial Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

Varies year to year

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 October 2019

Applications close on 31 October each year.

Length of award

Up to three years.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

To financially assist Year 13 students from Christchurch Boys' High School who are going on to university study.

Selection criteria

Preference is given to students studying economics as part of a Bachelors degree.

Extended scholarships are awarded to successful applicants in each year of university study, at the discretion of the Scholarship Committee.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

A satisfactory academic performance must be maintained.

How do students apply?

Application packs are available from Christchurch Boys' High School.
Phone: (03) 348-5003
Fax: (03) 348-8121
Email: enquiries@cbhs.school.nz

How and when do students learn of the decision?

By letter following a meeting of the selection committee.

Decision makers

Headmaster of Christchurch Boys' High School and Head of Department Commerce.

History or background of award

This scholarship was established by Mrs Gwendoline Dobbs in 1994 in memory of her late husband and Christchurch Boys' High School Old Boy, Arthur Newman Vickery Dobbs CBE who died in 1988. Mr Dobbs was former Director General of Education. The ANV Dobbs Memorial Scholarship commemorates his lifelong work and interest in education. Public Trust manages the funding for the scholarships.

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

Scholarship Administrator
Christchurch Boys' High School
New Zealand


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 April 2019.