Habens Prize

A Prize for the student who achieved the highest marks in a Masters Degree in the field of Education.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: Highest marks in a Masters Degree in the field of Education
Opening date:
Closing date: By nomination
For: Prize
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $500

The Prize arises from a fund raised by subscription amongst teachers in New Zealand and officers of the Education Faculty, in memory of the Rev. William James Habens, BA, late Fellow of the University of New Zealand, who was Inspector-General of Schools from 1878-1899.

The main purpose of the Prize is to reward and recognise the student who achieved the highest marks in a Masters Degree in the field of Education in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, having previously completed study at an Initial Teacher Education Provider, particularly those who completed study at a Training College recognised by the Ministry of Education.


How to apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship, award or prize or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

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