Massey University Bachelor of Creative Media Production Scholarship

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Closing date: 04/12/2017   

These scholarships were established by Massey University to:
•assist promising students in preparation for careers in creative media production industries, specifically Film and TV, Games, Animation and VFX, and Web and Interactive

Tenure and value
Four scholarships are to be awarded for students undertaking full-time study commencing Semester 1, 2018. Each scholarship is for one of the four Bachelor of Creative Media Prodcution degree pathways, being: Film and TV, Games, Animation and VFX, and Web and Interactive.

A total value of $6,000 ($2,000 for each year for three years) for each scholarship towards tuition fees for four students across their three years of full-time undergraduate study in the Bachelor of Creative Media Production degree at Massey University’s College of Creative Arts. The scholarships will be paid over three years as outlined in the “Payment” section below.

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 Creative Media Production programme
•at the Massey University Wellington campus.

To apply for the scholarship, the applicant must first register and then we will email you the application form which needs to be submitted. To register please go to:

The award recipients must also meet the University admission requirements (refer ).

For International students, this includes immigration and any English language requirements.

Academic Excellence and evidence of creative potential, demonstrated by:

1. Formal academic achievements:
School leaver applicants must have attained an NCEA Level 2 certificate in Year 12 (or the equivalent in Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) or International Baccalaureate (IB), or overseas qualification). Non-school leaver applicants must be able to document academic achievements that are comparable with those required of school leaver applicants at University Entrance or similar.

2. Evidence of creative potential:
All applicants must submit a digital portfolio of existing works, which provides an opportunity to demonstrate their creative potential and commitment. Applicants should also provide a 1-page written statement exploring a set topic prepared annually by the Selection Committee for each of the four scholarships.

In making their decisions, the Selection Committee will evaluate applicants’ creative potential as well their response to the written statement.

Responsibility for the Award
The scholarships shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Selection Committee.

Selection Committee
The Selection Committee will be comprised of three staff of the College of Creative Arts, including at least two Creative Media Production staff.

The Selection Committee has the right to refrain from making an award in the event of there being no suitable applicants of sufficient merit and their decision is final.

A $1,000 payment will be made directly into each of the scholarship awardee’s fees account by the Scholarships Office after the official withdrawal date of each semester for tuition fees, up to a maximum allocation as follows: $2,000 in 2018; $2,000 in 2019; $2,000 in 2020.

Conditions of the awards
Each awardee will be required to sign a simple contract setting out the obligations associated with accepting this scholarship, which are:
1. To be enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Creative Media Production.
2. To abide by the rules and regulations of Massey University.
3. To maintain good academic standing throughout their study.
4. To advise the Programme Leader, Creative Media Production immediately of any withdrawal from full-time study in the Bachelor of Creative Media Production.
5. To notify Massey University promptly of any change of address, telephone number or bank account details.
6. The recipient may also be required to repay Massey University for the full scholarship money or part thereof if the student:
a. Breaches any of Massey University’s rules or regulations
b. Breaches this contract

Awardees are not eligible to hold any other Massey University scholarship or bursary at the same time as this scholarship. Awardees do remain eligible to receive Massey University prizes.

How to apply for a scholarship
To apply for a scholarship, the applicant must first register and then we will email you the application form which needs to be submitted. To register please go to:

The final deadline for applications is 4 December 2017. There is no provision for late applications for these scholarships.

The awardee will be announced after NCEA results in January 2018, because the recipient must be eligible to enter university.

Application cannot be accepted before 04/09/2017.

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