Bootten Bequest Bursaries

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Closing date: 28/02/2018   

Bootten Bequest Bursaries are available to support students in their first year of tertiary study who are in difficult financial circumstances. The Bootten Bequest is also used to make repayable hardship loans to both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Tenure and Value
The Bootten Bequest Bursaries will have a value, as funds permit, up to $2000 each per annum.

Open to internal, extramural, or mixed mode students enrolled full-time, (for a minimum of 105 credits) and have completed less than 120 credits in the first year of a first undergraduate degree at any Massey University campus.
Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.

Preference will be given to students who can demonstrate financial hardship, and who also have a record of academic success in their studies to date. Evidence of good character may also be taken into consideration.

The bursaries will be awarded on the recommendation of the Scholarships Committee.

Conditions of the Award
In recommending the award of a bursary the Scholarships Committee will take account of other scholarships and bursaries held by the applicant with a view to achieving a reasonable distribution of monies among qualifying candidates.
The Scholarships Committee may withdraw or suspend an award at any time.

The Bursary will be paid in two instalments in April and August.

Application forms can be download from (click the box at the bottom of this page) or from Massey Contact, Massey University, Private Bag 11-222, Palmerston North 4442, email

Closing Date
Applications close with the Scholarships Office on 28 February in the year in which the award is to be made.

All application pages MUST be single sided.

Preferred method of return:
pdf sent to (Hardcopy is not required)

All applications are acknowledged by email.

Applications will NOT be accepted more than 3 months in advance of the closing date.

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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