Michael Synnott Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $5,000 per annum for up to 4 years for a Māori or Pacific student residing in South Auckland intending to enrol in their first undergraduate Bachelors or conjoint degree at the University of Auckland.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Māori or Pacific students entering any undergraduate degree
Opening date: 20 December 2023
Closing date: 31 January 2024
Tenure: Up to four years
For: Tuition fees assistance and/or course-related costs
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: One every three or four years
Value: Up to $5,000 pa

The Scholarship was established by Mark and Sally Synnott in memory of Mark’s brother, Michael Synnott, to encourage students of Māori and Pacific descent residing or attending schools in the area commonly referred to as South Auckland to attend the University of Auckland.


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.