Gillies Scholarship

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Mr. Thomas B Gillies, a judge of the Supreme Court of New Zealand, presented to the University of Auckland Council in the year of 1884, the sum of £3,000 for the purpose of founding two science Scholarships, one to be called the Gillies Scholarship in memory of the late Mrs Gillies, the other to be called the Sinclair Scholarship, to assist students experiencing financial hardship.

How to apply

You do not need to apply for this Scholarship or complete an online application form, it is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant Faculty or University of Auckland Committee.

For more information about the awarding process for this Scholarship, download a copy of the regulations.

Need more information?

For answers to any queries please go to AskAuckland in the first instance.  If you still have a question, contact us as soon as possible, at  Please indicate the exact name of the scholarship in your email subject line and mark it “Urgent” if your request is being sent within 72 hours of a closing date.

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Applicable study: BSc majoring in Chemistry or Physics
Closing date: No application required
Tenure: 1 Year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: 1
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $2,500


Every effort has been made to ensure the information we have supplied is correct and up to date. However we strongly advise that you check the regulations, application forms and any other information that is available, to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for any application you might make, and that you understand the implications of any regulations, awarding value and closing dates.