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- What does the scholarship get me?
- 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?
For: Assistance with study
Closing dates for applications
Next: 1 October 2019
Length of award
Number of awards offered
20 University Scholarships and 8 Postgraduate Scholarships.
Purpose of award
The Freemasons Scholarships are to assist able students who are active in their involvement in the community, to complete their university education in their chosen field.
This year eight Postgraduate Scholarships of $10,000 each and 20 University Scholarships of $6,000 each will be offered to students attending universities at: Auckland, AUT, Waikato, Masssey, Victoria, Canterbury, Lincoln, and Otago.
Applicable study:Bachelors degree, Bachelors (Hons), Graduate Diploma, PGDip, Masters degree (Research) or Doctorate degree in any subject
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Scholarship applications will usually open around 6 weeks before the closing date. We recommend you check the form early for any request sections, in case a referee or supervisor is required to support your application and to familiarise yourself with the form. Apart from any sections that are sent to a referee to endorse, you can go in to your form and amend your answers for all other sections up to the closing date. All sections (including any request sections) must be submitted by the closing date, which is midnight on the specified date (unless stated otherwise). We recommend you do not have two different scholarship applications open within the same browser.
Successful scholars are expected to use their scholarship to defray expenses related to their attendance at University.
How do students apply?
Each University has their own application process.
University of Auckland Regulations
University of Auckland Details and Application Page
How and when do students learn of the decision?
In addition, all scholars will be required to attend an award presentation in May.
Outcomes are determined by a selection committee and are usually notified around six weeks after the closing date.
History or background of award
The Freemasons Scholarships are provided annually by Freemasons New Zealand and are administered by The Freemasons Charity.
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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 October 2018.