Kupe Leadership Scholarship

For full-time postgraduate enrolment by New Zealand citizens and permanent residents, Up to $24,100 including accommodation plus NZLI Leadership Development and Mentoring programme.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Full-time study in a postgraduate bachelors (honours) degree, postgraduate diploma or masters degree
Opening date: 13 July
Closing date: 24 August
Tenure: 1 year
For: Accommodation and assistance with study
Number on offer: Up to 20
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $24,100 pa comprising stipend and accommodation, plus an NZLI Leadership Development and Mentoring programme

The Scholarship was established in 2018 and is funded by a number of philanthropic donors after seed investment by the McCall MacBain Foundation.

The intention of the Scholarship is to encourage and support exceptional postgraduate students with a view to developing the next generation of leaders in New Zealand. Each scholar will be matched with a mentor from the community, who is themselves a leader in their field, to advise, challenge and guide them as they complete their postgraduate study. They will also participate in an especially-designed Leadership Programme.

Regulations

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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