Rewi Alley Scholarship in Chinese Studies
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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?
Closing dates for applications
Next: 31 October 2021
Applications closed 31 October. Offered in alternate (odd - 2011/13/15..) years .
Length of award
Number of awards offered
Purpose of award
To encourage study and research on China, preferably in New Zealand.
The Scholarship is tenable at a university or other institution in New Zealand approved for the purpose, or, with the consent of the Selection Panel, without formal enrolment at any institution. Where appropriate facilities are not available in New Zealand, the Scholarship may be offered towards study undertaken abroad.
The Scholarship is open to persons who are New Zealand citizens, or who are permanent residents of New Zealand, for study on any aspect of life in China.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Candidates should also attach two academic referee reports in support of their application.
How do students apply?
Applications for the Scholarship must be submitted on the current application form to the Scholarships Office, University of Waikato, Private Bag 3105, Hamilton, by 31 October in alternate (even) years, i.e. 2014...
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Applicants will be advised in writing.
The award of the Scholarship shall be made by the Scholarships Committee of the University of Waikato on the recommendation of a Selection Panel established for the purpose by the New Zealand Asian Studies Society.
History or background of award
The Rewi Alley Scholarship in Chinese Studies was established by the Rewi Alley National Committee to mark the occasion of Rewi Alley's birthday and in recognition of his humanitarian and literary work in China over more than 50 years.
When submitting your application, you should attach a written statement on what your future aims are, how your studies are relevant to life in China, and what you would use the funds for if the Scholarship were awarded to you.
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
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 2019.