Frances Barkley Scholarship

A Scholarship to support an undergraduate Māori or Pacific student enrolling in a BSc or BAdvSci(Hons) in Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Ecology or Marine Science.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Māori or Pacific students enrolling in a BSc or BAdvSci(Hons) majoring in Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Ecology or Marine Science
Opening date: 25 August 2024
Closing date: 10 October 2024
Tenure: One year
For: Tuition fees (see Reg. 7)
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $5,000

The Scholarship was established in 2009 and is funded as the result of a gift by Bronwyn Paterson and George Smith to the Friends of the University of Auckland (Inc).

It is named after Frances Barkley, who in 1787, was the first European woman to visit British Columbia (with her husband Charles Barkley). She was quite an adventurer, and spent 8 years traveling the world, visiting and trading in remote and exotic places.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support undergraduate Māori and Pacific students to complete a Bachelor of Science degree or a Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) degree majoring in Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Ecology or Marine Science.


How to apply

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.

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