Massey Business School Future Leaders Scholarship

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Closing date: 20/08/2019   

Applications can be made using the link at the bottom of this page.

Business, undergraduate, future leaders

Level of study
First year

The Future Leaders Scholarship assists undergraduate students undertaking eligible programmes of study at Massey Business School, including those jointly taught with other Colleges (see Appendix 1).

Value and tenure
The Future Leaders Scholarship is offered annually and valued to a maximum of $5,000.
The award may also be used as direct payment towards an overseas exchange.

•On acceptance of the award, and prior to commencing study at Massey University, a recipient may request that the scholarship be deferred for up to two years from the date of issue.

•Where a student withdraws from study, any payment offered through this scholarship will not be honoured or credited for future use.

Typical number on offer
40 scholarships are offered annually, with the goal to award at least 25 per cent to students of Māori and Pacific descent.


•All applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who are transitioning to Massey University from secondary school; and who are intending to enrol full-time (minimum 105 credits) in the first year of a Bachelor degree-eligible programme

•Applicants for the Future Leaders Scholarship must have attained an NCEA Level 2 Certificate with a merit endorsement or better (or equivalent qualification), and in the opinion of their school, must be clearly capable of achieving University Entrance.

•Applicants must also have been the leader of a school academic or cultural group, or captain of one of the school’s sports teams, or a leader within a community group or organisation.

Selection criteria
Leadership potential and academic merit

Selection panel
The scholarship is awarded by the Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Massey Business School

Conditions of the scholarship

•All recipients must fully engage in the Future Leaders Leadership programme and be actively involved in a service role and/or Massey University Club to remain eligible (from the time of commencing an eligible programme of study).

Application Checklist
You should prepare the following before starting the application

•Examples and evidence of your leadership experience
•A brief statement (150 words) outlining what your future goals are in relation to your study
•A written statement (300 words) indicating why you think you should be awarded this scholarship; expanding on your leadership achievements
•A supporting statement from the Year 13 Dean or Principal confirming your leadership roles in the school, or, a supporting statement by a leader of the community group or organisation confirming your leadership roles within the organisation
•A statement from the Year 13 Dean or Principal confirming that they believe you are clearly capable of achieving University Entrance at the end of this year (if applicable)
•Supporting evidence of your cultural identity (if applicable)
For Māori applicants this is written confirmation of your whakapapa, from a Kaumātua. For Pacific students this is written confirmation from either a Church or Community Leader

Application forms can be completed here:

Closing date
20 August

For further information visit:

Appendix 1 – Eligible Programmes by campus
•Bachelor of Business (BBus) – Albany, Manawatū
•Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc) – Albany, Manawatū
•Bachelor of Applied Economics (BApplEcon) – Albany, Manawatū
•Bachelor of Aviation (BAv) – Manawatū
•Bachelor of Aviation Management (BAvMan) – Manawatū
•Bachelor of Business and Retail Management (BRBM) – Albany
•Bachelor of Communication (BC) (communication management, marketing communication, public relations, journalism majors) – Albany, Manawatū, Wellington
•Bachelor of AgriCommerce (BAgriCom) - five awards only (offered in conjunction with the College of Science) – Manawatū
•Bachelor of Sport Management (BSptMgt) – Albany
•Conjoint programmes (BBus/BA, BBus/BSc) – Albany, Manawatū

Application cannot be accepted before 20/05/2019.

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