New Scholarships, Prizes and Awards

September 2019

Alumni Scholarship for Tertiary Foundation Certificate Students

A $5,000 Scholarship for students completing the Tertiary Foundation Certificate and intending to enrol full-time in an undergraduate degree in the following year.

The Scholarship is funded by the Alumni Scholarships Fund, which supports undergraduate students studying in any faculty or programme who, because of financial hardship, may not otherwise be able to undertake a university degree.

Dudley Freeman Prize in Photographic Practices and History

A $2,000 Prize to recognise and reward the student who has written the most original, creative and interdisciplinary research essay in ARTHIST 246 or ARTHIST 346 in odd years, or ARTHIST 206 or ARTHIST 313 in even years.

The Prize is funded by Dianna Sutherland in memory of her late husband. Dudley Freeman had a lifelong passion for photography as a way of observing and communicating with the world.

Faculty of Arts Auckland Schools Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $5,000 to support students from lower-decile Auckland schools (Decile 1-4), particularly those in South Auckland and West Auckland, who are planning to enrol full-time in the first year of a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Arts conjoint degree.

Julia Metcalfe Award in Medical Imaging

A $2,500 Award to support students who have successfully completed the Postgraduate Diploma in Health Sciences specialising in Ultrasound, or a Master of Health Sciences (Taught) including Ultrasound courses, with the costs of attending conferences and/or to participate in observerships overseas or locally, or to assist with further study.

The Award is funded by ADHB Radiology and the Department of Anatomy and Medical Imaging at the University of Auckland in memory of Julia Metcalfe, a committed and passionate sonographer who dedicated her life to patients and the education of sonography trainees.

Māori and Pasifika Master of Public Policy Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $5,000 to support a Māori or Pacific student enrolling in a Master of Public Policy degree at the University of Auckland.

New Zealand Business and Parliament Trust Prize

A Prize to reward and recognise the student who achieved the highest grade in a dissertation or thesis relating to New Zealand politics at honours or masters level at the University of Auckland.

The Prize is funded by the New Zealand Business and Parliament Trust, an educational organisation dedicated to fostering goodwill and understanding between the business community and Parliament.

Orbit World Travel Award

An Award to assist Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Arts conjoint students with the costs of studying overseas on an approved student exchange, short-term programme of study or special project relevant to their degree studies. Up to $16,000 is availabe in total each year.

The Award is funded by Orbit World Travel, the University of Auckland's appointed Travel Management Company for domestic and international travel.

Pong, Tams and Ko Scholarship for Students With Disabilities

A Scholarship of up to $8,000 to encourage and assist students with sensory, physical, medical and/or learning difficulties/disabilities with the cost of their studies at the University of Auckland.

The Scholarship is funded by the generosity of Jeffrey Pong Chiu Fai, Raymond Tam Man Kim, Ronand Tam Man Hong and Grant Ko Lun.

Pratt-Ritschl Award in Theology, Religious Studies and Philosophical Theology

An Award to support a postgraduate student undertaking research in contemporary issues in theology, religious studies and philosophical theology including secularism, religious diversity, religion and politics, religion and contemporary society, inter-religious studies, Christian-Muslim relations and religious ethics in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Auckland.

The Award is funded by Professor Douglas Pratt, Honorary Academic in Theological and Religious Studies, in recognition of Dietrich Ritschl, a Swiss scholar of religion who was instrumental in setting Professor Pratt on his academic path.