Kupe Leadership Scholarship
A Scholarship of up to around $25,000 including accommodation plus a Leadership Development and mentoring programme, for full-time enrolment by New Zealand citizens and permanent residents in a postgraduate programme.
About the scholarship
Application status: Apply now
Applicable study: Full-time study in a bachelors (honours) degree, postgraduate diploma or masters degree (see Reg. 3)
Opening date: 1 July
Closing date: 30 August at midday
Tenure: One year
For: Accommodation and assistance with study
Number on offer: Varies
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Accommodation and/or a stipend up to a value of around $25,000, plus a customised Leadership Development and mentoring programme (see Reg. 2)
The intention of the Scholarship is to encourage and support exceptional 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 study. They will also participate in a bespoke Leadership Programme.
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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