Alfred George East Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

Determined by the Trustees

Closing dates for applications

Next: 30 March 2023


Length of award

1 year

Number of awards offered

Varies but typically 2 offered each year.

Purpose of award

The A.G.E. scholarships are not primarily awarded on a basis of performance, academic achievement or outstanding scholarship, but are a grant to aid students who could not otherwise continue with their studies or other career development initiatives.

Selection criteria

Applicants must:
• have successfully completed a minimum of 120 credits at the Wellington campus of Massey University
• be entering the second or third year of their programme of study at the Wellington campus of Massey University
• be studying full time
• be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.

How do students apply?

Current students
Log in to the student portal. Select the scholarships tab and choose ‘Make an application’.
Prospective students
You must complete the admission process before you can apply for a scholarship. Read the section for Prospective students on our How to apply page.

Decision makers

The scholarship is awarded by the University Scholarships Committee on the recommendation of a selection panel consisting of Manager, Student Life Services; Service Leader, Student Administration; and Team Leader, Student Life Services at Massey University.

History or background of award

The Alfred George East Scholarship encourages participation in tertiary education, particularly in technical areas, such as design and nursing.
Alfred George East was a Wellington land and estate agent.

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

Massey University
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 March 2022.