Air New Zealand Sustainability Scholarship

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Closing date: 01/04/2018   

Name of Scholarship: Air New Zealand Sustainability Scholarships

Purpose – These scholarships were established as part of the partnership between Massey University and Air New Zealand to support undergraduate students who are studying in areas that help our organisations reach their shared vision for sustainability. Preference will be given to a Māori student, a female business student and a distance student.

Tenure and value – Three scholarships of $5000 will be awarded per annum.

Eligibility – These scholarships target domestic and international undergraduate students studying full or part-time, in any field of study at Massey University, who can demonstrate their commitment to and advancement of sustainability for Aotearoa New Zealand.

Specifically, the students should be engaged in advancing our understandings of how to sustain our people, our place and our economy, as outlined in the Sustainability Framework developed by Air New Zealand. For example, the scholarships target students learning about and advancing progressive workplace practices, inclusive communities, an ultra-low carbon economy, biodiversity, tourism and world-class health and safety standards. Students are encouraged to read Air New Zealand’s Sustainability Report.

Annually, a scholarship will be awarded to a Māori student, a female business student and a distance student.

Eligible students may apply for the award in consecutive years.

Criteria – Students will be selected based on a statement of their personal commitment to sustainability academic records and how this will be achieved through their study at Massey. Students may be invited to an interview with the selection committee.

Responsibility for the Award/Selection Committee: The scholarship will be awarded on the recommendation to the University Scholarships Committee by a selection committee which includes the Chair of Scholarships or nominee, a representative of Air New Zealand, and a nominee from the Office of the Assistant Vice-Chancellor Māori and Pasifika. The selection panel has the right to refrain from making an award in the event of there being no suitable applicants of sufficient merit. Their decision is final.

Payment – One payment of $5000.

Conditions of the award - Scholarship holders must provide a written report on their commitment to sustainability and send to for forwarding to the selection committee. Recipients are to maintain academic performance of a passing standard.

Closing date – Applications close on 1 April of the year the scholarship is awarded.

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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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