Alison Morton Scholarship in Ecology/Marine Biology

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 01 Oct 2017


Approximately $1,500; subject to funds available.

Tenure of award:

* The Scholarship shall be tenable for one year.
* Students who have held the award for their Honours/Masters Part I year may apply again for the award in their Masters Part II year.

Closing dates for applications:

01 October 2017
01 October 2018
Applications close 1 October.

Number of awards offered:


History or background of award

The family of Alison Morton, a Victoria University graduate who completed a BSc (Hons) in Ecology, has established this scholarship in her memory. The Scholarship incorporates a contribution from the estate of Alison's grandparents, Grace and Reg Riddick.

Purpose of award

To encourage the study of Ecology and Marine Biology at Victoria University.

Selection criteria

* The Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a full-time student enrolled in a BSc (Hons) or MSc in Ecology or Marine Biology.
* The student must have completed undergraduate study at Victoria University.
* In making the award the panel may take into account not only the academic merits of the candidates but also their financial needs.
* If no suitable applicant is available in any one year, the Scholarship will not be awarded and the funds will be re-invested.

How do students apply?

Download an 'Application Form' from the link.
Application Form

Decision makers

The successful candidate shall be selected by a panel consisting of the Head of the School of Biological Sciences (or nominee); and the convener of the Scholarships Committee (or nominee).

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The successful candidate will be required to write a progress report for the donors at the conclusion of the academic year.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Position: The Scholarships Office
Organisation: Victoria University of Wellington
Address: PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5557

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