Joe Walding Memorial Bursary

For candidates who are studying business courses at postgraduate or doctoral level and based in the Manawatu-Whanganui or Wellington region.

Scholarship overview

Status: Closed

Key facts

Value: $3,000
Duration: One year's duration
Number available: Multiple awards
Type of study: Full-time, Part-time, Postgraduate, Masters, PhD or doctorate, Research

Application dates

Applications open: 24 January 2025
Closing date: 31 March 2025


Eligibility restrictions: New Zealand citizen. Region-specific award.

The bursary was established in memory of the late Honourable J A Walding, Member of Parliament for Palmerston North, Minister of Overseas Trade and New Zealand High Commissioner in London.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for a postgraduate or doctoral business student based in the Manawatu, Whanganui, or Wellington region.

Eligibility criteria

You must:

  • be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • normally reside in the Manawatu, Whanganui, or Wellington region
  • be undertaking research focussing on a NZ topic within Massey Business School

Application checklist

Include the following with your application:

  • a supporting statement on your current financial need
  • a statement demonstrating your ties to the Manawatu-Whanganui region or the Wellington region

Selection considerations

When choosing our recipient, we will consider your academic achievements. We will also consider your financial need.