Erica Pabst Scholarship For Equity and Justice
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- What does the scholarship get me?
- Closing dates for applications
- Length of award
- Number of awards offered
- Purpose of award
- Selection criteria
- What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
- How do students apply?
- How and when do students learn of the decision?
- Decision makers
- History or background of award
- Additional information
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
Up to $5,000 pa
Closing dates for applications
Next: 31 March 2021
Closing date: 31 March.
Length of award
Number of awards offered
Purpose of award
The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support students who are entering Part IV of a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree at The University of Auckland.
The Scholarship is tenable by students who are alumnae of Baradene College
The basis of selection will be academic merit, financial hardship, leadership potential, contribution to the University and/or community services activities, potential to contribute in the area of Human Rights law, study and experience in the relevant area, excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and excellent verbal and written English language skills.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
As a condition of this Scholarship, the awardee is required to provide a report for the donor at the end of the year of tenure, indicating how the scholarship has assisted them.
How do students apply?
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Approximately six weeks after the closing date by letter or email. Short-listed candidates will be required to attend an interview expected to be held within two weeks from the application closing date.
The Scholarship will be awarded by The University of Auckland Council upon the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising the Dean of the Faculty of Law (or nominee), the Principal of Baradene College (or nominee), the Chairperson of Baradene College Limited (or nominee), the Provincial of the Australia/New Zealand Province of the Society of the Sacred Heart (or nominee), and a representative of the Park family.
History or background of award
The Scholarship was established in 2011 and is funded by an Erskine alumna, Lynda Park. The Scholarship is to honour the memory of educator Sister Erica Pabst, an alumna of Baradene College and The University of Auckland. Sister Pabst completed an LLB before entering the Society of the Sacred Heart in 1939.
The University of Auckland is not obliged to make an award if in any year there is no candidate of sufficient merit, and in such an event, may invite applications from students enrolled in Part III of a Bachelor of Laws or Bachelor of Laws (Honours).
The presentation of the Scholarship will be held in odd years at Baradene College and even years at The University of Auckland, on or about the third Wednesday of April each year.
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 April 2020.