Mercer Memorial Scholarship

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Postgraduate research in Aeronautics
Closing date: 15 March
Tenure: 1 year
For: Assistance to engage in original work
Number on offer: At least 1
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $3,500

This Scholarship arises from a fund subscribed in 1948 by the members of the Air Pilots’ Guild of New Zealand, friends and admirers of the late Captain J. C. Mercer, who was killed in 1944 while flying in a commercial aeroplane. Captain Mercer spent twenty-seven years’ active life as a pioneer in air transport.
From 1948 to 1964 the fund was administered by the University of New Zealand and the University Grants Committee, and one Scholarship was available. In 1965 the fund was divided to provide separate Scholarships at the University of Auckland and the University of Canterbury

Regulations

How to apply

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