The Jackson Family Foundation Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $12,000 to support women students of Cook Island descent enrolled full-time in any year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Women students of Cook Island descent enrolled in full-time study in any year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree
Opening date: 21 December 2023
Closing date: 1 February 2024
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance
Number on offer: Up to four
Offer rate: Up to four each year
Value: Up to $12,000 pa

The Scholarship was established in 2013 and is funded by The Jackson Family Foundation, formerly known as the Fair Wind Foundation Trust. The Foundation supports underprivileged and underserved populations with a special focus on women’s and children’s education.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist women students of Cook Island descent, who are experiencing challenging personal, family or financial circumstances that may prevent them from undertaking full-time study.


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.