Strive Towards Science Award

An Award to support students participating in the Science Scholars programme enrolling in the first year of a BSc or BAdvSci(Hons) or associated conjoint degree.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: First year of a BSc or BAdvSci(Hons) or associated conjoint degree
Opening date:
Closing date: By nomination
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $1,000

The ‘Strive Towards Science Award’ was established in 2015 and is funded by Vivvek Gargi.

The main purpose of the Award is to support an undergraduate student enrolling in the first year of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours) at Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland who has been selected to participate in the Science Scholars programme and exhibits intellectual curiosity and a passion for science in a broad context.


How to apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship, award or prize or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

For more information about the awarding process for this scholarship, award or prize, download a copy of the regulations.

Help and support

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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.