Martyn Finlay Memorial Scholarship
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- What does the scholarship get me?
- 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?
$1,500 each year.
Closing dates for applications
Next: 31 August 2022
Length of award
Number of awards offered
Purpose of award
The main purpose of the Scholarship is to enable academically able students who are demonstrably suffering hardship to continue their undergraduate law studies in Part Three at The University of Auckland.
The Scholarship will be awarded to a candidate who is enrolled and has paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for full-time study in Part Three of an undergraduate Law degree.
The basis of selection will be academic merit, demonstrable financial hardship and commitment to the community.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The Scholarship’s emolument will be paid in one instalment in the second semester.
How do students apply?
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Approximately six weeks after the closing date by letter or email.
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, two other members of the academic staff of the Department and one representative of the Donor (or nominee).
History or background of award
In memory of the late Hon Dr Allan Martyn Finlay QC, Member of Parliament for the North Shore 1946 - 1949, Vice President of the New Zealand Labour Party from 1956 - 1958, President from 1958 - 1963, Member for Waitakere 1963 - 1978, Attorney General and Minister of Justice in the Labour Government of 1972 - 1975 and in 1973 - 1974 led the New Zealand case against the French nuclear testing at Muroroa. He was a long time member of the University of Auckland Council.
Applications, by way of a form close with the Scholarships Office on 27 July in the year of the award.
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 September 2020.