Step Up Scholarship

An $8,000 Scholarship for women students enrolling in their first year of study in an undergraduate degree in the Business School or Faculty of Engineering.

About the scholarship

Application status: Apply now
Applicable study: Women undergraduate students enrolled in the Business School or Faculty of Engineering
Opening date: 28 October 2022
Closing date: 30 November 2022
Tenure: Up to four years
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: One-off
Value: Up to $8,000 pa, plus accommodation in the first year of study (see Reg. 2)

The Scholarship was established in 2022 and is funded by the Henshall/Irvine Foundation, a UK registered foundation set up in 2014 by donors who have been lucky in life and wish to give back by providing financial support to tertiary students.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support women to study an undergraduate degree at Waipapa Taumata Rau | University of Auckland in either the Business School or Faculty of Engineering who, because of financial hardship, may not otherwise be able to undertake a university degree.

Regulations

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 eight weeks after the closing date.

Help and support

You can find answers to your questions about scholarships, awards and prizes on the University's online help and support centre, AskAuckland.

If you can’t find the answer to your question, contact our Student Support Team.

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Disclaimer

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.