June Opie Fellowship
The Fellowship provides financial assistance to citizens or permanent residents of Australia, Canada or New Zealand who have a severe disability and who are planning to undertake postgraduate study.
About the scholarship
Application status: Apply now
Applicable study: Students with a disability undertaking postgraduate study
Opening date: 19 September
Closing date: 31 October
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: Two
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to NZ$20,000 each
The Award is made to enable the recipient to secure such assistance, by travel, by the preparation of computer software, or by other means as will facilitate effective study and preparation for the future. This is the first Fellowship of its kind in the world and its principal purpose is the pursuit of excellence. New Zealand, Australia and Canada were selected as the countries on which to focus initially in search of recipients.
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
You can find answers to your questions about scholarships, awards and prizes on the University's online help and support centre, AskAuckland.
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Technical issues or errors
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