AUT - Jonah Lomu CMRFU Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

Tuition Fees (Domestic equivalent)

Closing dates for applications

Next: 18 December 2021

By nomination only

Length of award

One year of full-time study in the second year of the Bachelor of Business Programme.

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

To encourage students to undertake undergraduate study in business at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law at Auckland University of Technology.

Selection criteria

Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union in consultation with AUT Business School will award the scholarship based on the following conditions:
1. The nominee must be intending to enroll for the first time, in a full-time degree programme of study in Semester 1 of the year following nomination.
2. The nominee must be a NZ Citizen or permanent resident when commencing enrolment.
3. Acceptance into the approved programme of study at AUT Business School.
4. Preparedness to learn and to commit to both the programme of study and to the terms of the player’s provincial union development contract with the Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The recipient must remain an active member of the Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union.

How do students apply?

This scholarship is by Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union nomination only.

How and when do students learn of the decision?

The recipient will be notified by the University Scholarships Office as soon as practicable after the panel have met.

Decision makers

The recipient will be selected by an appointment panel consisting of the Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union’s Head of High Performance, CEO and a director of the board.
Preparedness for university study will be assessed by the Head of the University Scholarships Office on their performance to date in subjects relevant to their intended degree.

History or background of award

Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union and AUT Business School will provide the following scholarship to one AUT Bachelor of Business student annually. To encourage and facilitate higher education while advancing the sporting careers of young Counties Manukau Rugby Football Union players.

Additional information

The recipient can hold other scholarships but must seek permission from the CMRFU before applying for any outside of this scholarship.

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

Auckland University of Technology
+64 9 921 9837


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 2021.