LEAP First in Family Scholarship in Accounting and Finance

A Scholarship of up to $8,000 pa for up to three years for a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident who is the first in their family to attend university, and who is enrolling in the first year of a BCom or BCom conjoint degree in Accounting and Finance.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: First year of a BCom or BCom conjoint degree in Accounting and Finance
Opening date: 29 August 2024
Closing date: 10 October 2024
Tenure: Up to three years
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: One-off
Value: Up to $8,000 pa (see Note I)

The Scholarship was established in 2020 and is funded by an anonymous donor.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist students enrolling in the first year of a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Commerce conjoint degree in Accounting and Finance, who are the first member of their immediate family to attend university and who, because of financial hardship, may not otherwise be able to undertake a university degree.


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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Every effort has been made to ensure the information we have supplied is correct and up to date. However we strongly advise that you check the regulations, application forms and any other information that is available, to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for any application you might make, and that you understand the implications of any regulations, awarding value and closing dates.