Toioho Ki Apiti (BMVA) Undergraduate Scholarship

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Closing date: to be announced

Purpose:
Whiti o Rehua School of Art wishes to encourage a wider knowledge of Maori contemporary art in Aotearoa, New Zealand.

Up to ten scholarships of up to $5000 each will be awardedannually and where tenable.

Eligibility:
All applicants must be eligible, and intending, to enrol:
-for full-time (minimum of 105 credits) study;
-in the first year (i.e. 100 level) of the Bachelor of Maori Visual Arts (BMVA) programme;
-in the year following this award.
The Award is open to domestic and international students.

Application requirements:
-A brief statement describing what interests you about contemporary Maori arts, and what you hope to gain from taking the degree (no more than 300 words).
-A brief statement outlining what your future goals are in relation to your study (no more than 150 words).
-School Leaver applicants: a copy of official interim NZQA Level 2 NCEA results (issued in January) (or exam equivalent – e.g.Cambridge exams etc) Note: if you have completed Level 3 NCEA please supply both Level 2 and Level 3 results.
-Non School leaver applicants: a verified copy of your secondary school results or other post-secondary academic achievements.
-10-15 images of your work in an appropriate digital or hardcopy format according to the medium eg. links to websites, flashdrives, link to dropbox, JPEG files or printed photographs.
-A brief (no more than one page) curriculum vitae highlighting your academic achievements.


A supporting letter from an appropriately qualified person and/or organization (e.g. Art teacher, Te Reo teacher, Dean, Principal, Gallery director, Community leader, Kaumatua of your iwi/hapu/marae) will assist in the success of your application, although this is not compulsory.

Applicants must disclose other awards they hold or have applied for. The Selection Committee is not obligated to consider other grants but might choose to take these into account.



Responsibility for the Award:
The scholarships shall be awarded on the recommendation of a specified Selection Committee, consisting of the Head of School Whiti o Rehua School of Art, the Programme Leader of the Maori Visual Arts programme, and the Toioho ki Apiti Postgraduate Coordinator.

Payment:
Scholarship payment will be made against student tuition fees.

Conditions to the award:
Successful admission to Massey and the BMVA programme.

Closing date:
01 December each year for the following year.

Address:
College of Creative Arts
Whiti o Rehua School of Art
Wallace Street
Mount Cook
Wellington 6021
E.r.febvre.richards@massey.ac.nz

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