University of Otago General Staff Association Award

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 15 March 2022

15 March

Length of award

1 Year

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The award shall be awarded by the University Council to an eligible student who has the best external examination results in the student's final year at secondary school.

Selection criteria

Applicants must be the son or daughter of a general staff member at the University of Otago
and have been enrolled at a secondary school in New Zealand in the preceding year.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

This award is open to candidates who are the son or daughter of a member of General Staff at the University of Otago, who has been enrolled at a secondary school in New Zealand in the preceeding year.

How do students apply?

Download an Application form here.
Application Form
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How and when do students learn of the decision?

Will be contacted approximately 6-8 weeks after the closing date.

Decision makers

The University Council.

History or background of award

Established in 2004 by donation from funds held by the General Staff Association at the time the Association was wound up.

Additional information

MUST be enrolled in a FULL TIME course of study at the University of Otago.

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

Melanie Adams
Scholarships Administrator
University of Otago
PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054
(03) 479 5291


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.