Lawson-Smith Freemasons Education Trust Scholarship

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Closing date: to be announced

This undergraduate scholarship has been established under the terms of the Will of the late Max Lawson-Smith, to help Massey University Veterinary Students.

Purpose
The Lawson-Smith Freemasons Education Trust Scholarships are to support academically able students, who are active in their community, and are intending enrolling in the 4th or 5th year of the Bachelor of Veterinary Studies at Massey University in the following year; or intending enrolling in the 3rd year of the Bachelor of Veterinary Technology.

Value and Tenure
Each year 3 Lawson-Smith Freemasons Education Trust Scholarships of up to $10,000 may be awarded to Bachelor of Veterinary Studies students and 2 Lawson-Smith Freemasons Education Trust Scholarships of up to $5,000 may be awarded to Bachelor of Veterinary Technology students. The Scholarship is tenable for one year. Recipients who are awarded a scholarship in Bachelor of Veterinary Studies in their 4th year may re-apply for their 5th year of study, this must be by new application.

Eligibility Criteria
Applicants for the scholarships must:
a) Be intending enrolling in the 4th or 5th year of the Bachelor of Veterinary Study at Massey University, or be intending enrolling in the 3rd year of the Bachelor of Veterinary Technology at Massey University; and
b) Have a good academic record (A- or better); and
c) Be a New Zealand citizen or hold Permanent New Zealand Residency; and
d) Have a proven community commitment.

Selection
The Selection Committee will be appointed by the Freemasons in the Manawatu District.
Short-listed candidates will be invited to attend an interview. If selected you must attend.
The Committee shall have regard not only to the academic ability of the candidates and to referee's reports, but also to their character and citizenship, and shall look for evidence of involvement in the cultural and/or sporting life of the community or campus.

Conditions of the Award
The Selection Committee may refrain from recommending an award at any-time. Bachelor of Veterinary Studies recipients who are awarded a scholarship in their 4th year may re-apply for their 5th year of study; this must be by new application

Payment
The emolument will be paid in one instalment.

Applications
Application forms are available from http://awards.massey.ac.nz/


Closing Date
1 October each year

Scholarship application

Current students

Log in to the student portal. Select the scholarships tab and choose ‘Make an application’.

Prospective students

You must complete the admission process before you can apply for a scholarship. Read the section for Prospective students on our How to apply page.

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