Jean Hamlin Memorial Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 30 June 2021

Applications close with the Scholarships Office on 30 June.

Length of award

One year.

Number of awards offered

One each year.

Purpose of award

This scholarship provides assistance to a student who is undertaking studio or practical work in the visual arts, and who is entering their final year of undergraduate study at The University of Auckland. Preference may be given to students who have demonstrated excellence in the visual arts involving animals and birds, according to the donor's wishes.

Selection criteria

The Scholarship will be awarded to the student who presented the portfolio which best demonstrates excellence in the visual arts in the opinion of the Selection Committee, with preference given to candidates with strengths in the visual arts involving animals and birds.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The portfolio submitted as part of the application is to consist of six A4 colour photocopies of recent work.

How do students apply?

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.
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How and when do students learn of the decision?

Approximately six weeks after closing date by letter. Awarded to a candidate who has paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees for their final year of enrolment for the Bachelor of Fine Arts or Bachelor of Fine Arts (Honours) at the University of Auckland.

Decision makers

The Scholarship will be awarded by The University of Auckland Council upon the recommendation of a selection committee consisting of the Dean of the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries (or nominee), Head of the Elam School of Fine Arts (or nominee) and the Undergraduate Advisor for Elam School of Fine Arts (or nominee).

History or background of award

The Jean Hamlin Memorial Scholarship was established in 2006 through a bequest from the late Jean Constance McCubeary.

Additional information

The Scholarship’s emolument will be paid in one instalment.

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 July 2020.