Brian Boyd First in Family Scholarship
A Scholarship of up to $8,000 pa for up to four years for a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident who is the first in their family to attend university, and who is enrolling in the first year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland.
About the scholarship
Application status: Apply now
Applicable study: First in family to study in any year of the first undergraduate degree programme at the University of Auckland
Opening date: 19 December 2020
Closing date: 30 January 2021
Tenure: Up to four years
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: One every three to four years
Value: Up to $8,000 pa
The Scholarship recognises both his long association with the University of Auckland and his having been the first in his family to finish high school and continue studying. It will assist students who are the first member of their immediate family to attend university and who, because of financial hardship, may not otherwise be able to undertake a university degree.
How to apply
Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible to apply. Then click on the “Apply now” button and complete the online application form. We recommend you check the form early in case a reference or endorsement is required to support your application, and to familiarise yourself with the form. All sections (including request sections) must be completed 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.
Outcomes are determined by a selection committee and are usually notified around six weeks after the closing date.
Help and support
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Technical issues or errors
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