Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Bachelor with Honours Awards

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 4 February 2022

4 February 2022

Length of award

 Available for offer annually.

Purpose of award

To assist women to complete the final year of a full-time undergraduate Bachelor with Honours degree or postgraduate Bachelor with Honours degree at an approved Institute in the Auckland area.


Selection criteria

Applicants for the Bachelor with Honours Degree Awards must be:
a)      women;
b)      New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents;
Preparing to enrol full time in a final year of an Undergraduate Bachelor (Honours) Degree or a Postgraduate Bachelor (Honours) Degree at one of the
a)      following Institutes: the University of Auckland, Massey University Auckland, AUT, Manukau Institute of Technology, Unitec, NorthTec, or Te Wānanga O Aotearoa (Tāmaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau campuses), or Te Whare Wānanga O Awanuiārangi (Tāmaki Makaurau and Te Tai Tokerau campuses).

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

 The successful applicant is required to complete her year of study and make a brief report at the end of this study. Failure to complete two full consecutive semesters will require refund of the full value of the award.

How do students apply?

If you are enrolled or intending to enrol at the University of Auckland you MUST apply using the online application form available at the link below
Each applicant for these awards must submit her application on the current prescribed application form, together with:

a)      a certified copy or statutory declaration of her academic record. (This can be in the form of a certified digital document from the tertiary institution);
b)      a certified copy of evidence of status as a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident;
c)       confirmation that a confidential reference has been sought from one referee.

“Certified copy” means a copy of the original certified as true by an appropriate authority (for example, Academic Registrar, Head of Department, Study Supervisor, or Justice of the Peace).
A “Statutory declaration” must be made before a Justice of the Peace or Solicitor on the appropriate form.

Please send your completed application by:
Email attachment plus scanned copies of  a) and b) above to: awards@kateedgertrust.org.nz;
Or by post to:
Bachelor with Honours Degree Awards
The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
Private Bag 93208
Auckland 1151;
Or hand deliver to: Academic Dress Hire, 17 George Street, Parnell.
AUT - Online Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

The Bachelor with Honours Degree Awards shall be paid in one instalment on presentation of proof of enrolment as a full time final year Undergraduate Bachelor with Honours or Postgraduate Bachelor with Honours degree student at one of  the above named tertiary Institutes: for example, a copy of the receipted fees’ invoice or certification from the relevant department.

Decision makers

In making these awards, the selection committee shall give consideration to:
a)      the applicant’s academic record;
b)      the applicant’s referee’s report;
c)       the applicant’s need for financial assistance;
d)      the applicant’s aspirations for the future;
e)      any special circumstances, e.g. family responsibilities, personal disability, considered relevant.

Additional information

These awards may not be held concurrently with an award of equal or higher value.

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

Katrina Ford
Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
Private Bag 93 208, Parnell, Auckland 1151


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 November 2021.