The For Better Initiative English and Foundation Pathways Bursary Award
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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?
- Decision makers
- History or background of award
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
Closing dates for applications
Next: 30 November 2021
Closing date: 30/11/2019
Length of award
The bursary will be awarded on a one off basis at the commencement of semester one. The value of the award is $500 towards course fees.
Number of awards offered
Purpose of award
The For Better Initiatives English and Foundation Pathways Bursary Award for is designed to help dismantle some of the barriers faced by people with refugee backgrounds.
Applicants must be:
Undertaking English and Foundation pathway courses only;
Have a refugee background (including children of former refugees);
Enrolled at the Manawatu campus of Massey University.
The criteria for the award will be based on previous academic achievement and financial hardship.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
This award may be held with any other award subject to the regulations of the other awards.
How do students apply?
Applicants are to write a brief summary. The summary should be based around answering the following question: "What effect do you think education will have on your future".
The Chairperson of the Scholarships Committee, or their nominee;
A representative from The For Better Initiative;
An academic staff member from the appropriate area of study.
History or background of award
The For Better Initiative is a New Zealand registered charity working hard to dismantle the barriers to education faced by people with refugee backgrounds.
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
Private Bag 11-222, Palmerston North 4222
0800 627 739
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 December 2020.