Business School Inspiring Futures Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 24 February 2022

Length of award

1 year

Number of awards offered

Up to 6

Purpose of award

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to assist students with demonstrated academic ability from Decile 1 to 3 schools who are entering the University from school and who, because of financial hardship, may not otherwise be able to undertake a university degree.

Selection criteria

Application is made to the Scholarships Office
A Selection Committee assesses the applications
The Scholarship is awarded by the University of Auckland Council on the recommendation of the Selection Committee

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Candidates must achieve an NCEA rank score of at least 220 or a CIE rank score of at least 260 based on their Year 13 results.
For the purposes of this Scholarship the recipient’s grade point average (GPA) is based on all the courses they
undertake in each semester of study. A GPA of 3.0 is equivalent to a C+ average.
The Scholarships do not cover Summer School courses undertaken prior to enrolment in the first semester of study.
If a recipient enrols at another tertiary institution in New Zealand, their Scholarship will lapse.

How do students apply?

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.
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How and when do students learn of the decision?

The Scholarships will be paid as a tuition fees credit.

Decision makers

The Scholarships will be awarded by the University of Auckland Council on the recommendation of a Selection
Committee comprising the Dean of Faculty of Business and Economics (or nominee), the Associate Dean Academic Programmes (or nominee) and the Head of the Department of Property (or nominee).

History or background of award

The Scholarships were established in 2013 and are funded by the University of Auckland Faculty of Business and Economics.

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

The Scholarship Office
The University of Auckland
+64 9 373 7599


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 November 2020.