The Salvation Army Marie Fitness Endowment Scholarship

A Scholarship to support students with financial hardship to study medicine or pharmacy, up to $6,000pa for up to 3 years.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Undergraduate study in Medicine (MBChB) or Pharmacy (BPharm) at the University of Auckland in any year
Opening date:
Closing date: Not available for 2024
Tenure: Up to three years
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: Up to two
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $6,000 pa

The Scholarship was established in 2014 and is funded by the Marie Fitness Endowment through The Salvation Army.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support young people with demonstrated financial hardship and who are from an underprivileged background to study medicine or pharmacy at the University of Auckland. The Scholarship is also open to eligible students from the University of Otago, who should apply through the University of Otago’s Scholarships Office.


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.