Study Area(s): Engineering; Science
Scholarship Level: School leaver / 1st year
Closing Date(s): First Friday after the start of Term 4
Tenure: Three years
Number offered: One
The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial support for a Mana College school leaver intending to study at Victoria University of Wellington to pursue studies in Computer Science (Bachelor of Science) or Software Engineering (Bachelor of Engineering). While preference will be given to these two career paths, consideration may also be given for studies toward a general Science degree.
This scholarship is only available to Mana College leavers for studies at Victoria University of Wellington. The selection of the student will be based on both the demonstration of interest and promise in the subject of computer science or general science, and of financial need.
- Applicants must be current students of Mana College in Year 13
- Applicants must have attended Mana College for at least one school year in Year 12 or 13
- Applicants must be intending to enrol full time in a Bachelor of Science in the year following application
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 personal statement
- A reference (to be requested via the online application)
- Complete the financial section of the online application if appropriate
Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed by the selection panel consisting of the Principal of Mana College, a senior manager of the school, and the scholarship donor Murray McNae, or his designated appointee.
The successful applicant will be announced at the annual prize giving ceremony at Mana College.
The scholarship will comprise $5,000 in the first year which can be paid as a stipend (equal monthly instalments) or towards a Victoria University of Wellington Hall of Residence. Upon successful academic progress each year, the second and third years of the scholarship will be paid directly towards tuition fees.
The Victoria University of Wellington Foundation will ask the recipient to provide an end of year update for each year that the Scholarship is held, which will be forwarded to the scholarship donor.
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