Study Area(s): Music; Science
Scholarship Level: Master’s Research; All postgraduate; Master's by coursework
Closing Date(s): 31 January
Tenure: One year (with the opportunity to reapply for a second year)
Number offered: Up to two annually (comprising one in Chemistry and one in Music)
Value: $15,000 each (subject to funds available)
The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage enrolment in Master’s programmes in both Chemistry and Music which may include domestic or international travel components.
The scholarship was established from the bequest of Dr Joan Mattingley, who graduated with a PhD in Biological Chemistry in 1977. Her husband Charles Cameron had a lifelong interest in music. The scholarship provides funds administered by the Victoria University of Wellington Foundation, for Master’s studies - separately in Chemistry and in Music, and can include a domestic and overseas travel component.
The scholarships are open to full-time or transferring students enrolling in a Master’s programme in Chemistry at the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences or students enrolling in a Master’s programme at Te Kōkī - the New Zealand School of Music, Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington.
- Applicants must be current full-time or transferring students enrolling in a Master’s degree programme in Chemistry or Music at Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington.
- Preference may be given to applicants who have completed all, or a substantial portion of their undergraduate degree in Chemistry in the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences or in Music at Te Kōkī - the New Zealand School of Music at Te Herenga Waka - Victoria University of Wellington.
A completed online application must be submitted by 4.30 pm on the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any required supporting documentation (including references) must also be received by 4.30 pm on the closing date in order for the application to be considered.
Applications will normally open one month prior to the closing date. If no application link is provided below, check back again closer to the closing date. Contact us if you have any queries.
Scholarship specific documentation
- A detailed budget and plan on how you intend to use the scholarship funds (budget may include an international or domestic travel component, e.g. to attend auditions or conferences, or for research purposes)
- Evidence of enrolment to show acceptance into the intended programme
The successful recipient will be selected by panels from Te Kōkī - the New Zealand School of Music and from the School of Chemical and Physical Sciences following consultation with senior staff from the relevant disciplines.
Recipients will be asked to write a letter of appreciation within a month of being notified, to the family of Joan Mattingley and Charles Cameron.
Recipients will also be expected to provide a brief summary of their achievements while on the course.
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