Taitea Undergraduate Award in Creative Learning

An Award of up to $4,500 for a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident enrolling in the first year of a practical creative undergraduate degree.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: Practical creative undergraduate degree (see Note II)
Opening date:
Closing date: No application required
Tenure: Up to three years
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $4,500

The Award was established in 2020 and is funded by the John Weeks Memorial Trust in collaboration with the Auckland University Students' Association.

The main purpose of the Award is to support students commencing creative Bachelor studies in the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries who have demonstrated the potential to succeed but are experiencing hardships or who may have been disadvantaged due to personal circumstances.


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.

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