History or background of award
Established in 1998 as a memorial to the late Mr Murray King who was a pioneer in the development of soil conservation programmes in the Wairarapa.The funds are provided from a Trust fund, contributed to by individuals, local and regional authorities, interest groups, and charitable organisations.
Purpose of award
To enable Wairarapa students to attend a New Zealand university and obtain degree qualifications, with particular emphasis on soil conservation, soil and land management, indigenous forest management and conservation management.
Students who have completed part or all of their secondary education in the Wairarapa, or who live in the Wairarapa at the time of applying for the scholarship are eligible. Preference will be given to students who are eligible to enter the second year and beyond, of an appropriate degree course, with applicable course subjects. Postgraduates are eligible to apply.
In awarding the scholarship the following factors (in no particular order of precedence) may be considered:
* academic ability
* personal attributes
* relevance of course study
* community associations
* potential for future career success.
Number of awards offered
Generally one per year.
Up to $2,000.
Tenure of award
Tenable for one year.
Closing dates for applications
Thursday 31 December 2015
Saturday 31 December 2016
How do students apply?
Download the Application Form and other related documents here.
Murray King Memorial Trust Board.
How and when do students learn of the decision?
All applicants will be notified by mail in early February. Payment to be made half yearly during the academic year. The second instalment will be forwarded on receipt of a brief progress report.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Recipients of the scholarship will be required to engage in full-time study, and take up the scholarship at the commencement of the academic year following the closing date. Awards will not be made retrospectively.
Who else has information about this award?
Additional information available from:
Regional Land Management Officer
Greater Wellington Regional Council
PO Box 41
Mr J K Pottinger
R D 6
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:
Community Services Manager
Masterton District Council
PO Box 444
Phone: (06) 370 6300
Fax: (06) 378 8400
Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.
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