Massey University Vice Chancellor’s Excellence Scholarship

For high achieving candidates who have a record of academic excellence, leadership and community engagement and are intending to enrol in the first year of a bachelor's degree.

Scholarship overview

Status: Closed

Key facts

Value: $21,000
Duration: Three years' duration
Number available: Ten awards
Type of study: Full-time, Part-time, Undergraduate

Application dates

Applications open: 20 May 2023
Closing date: 20 August 2023

Restrictions

Eligibility restrictions: New Zealand citizen or permanent resident. High achievement.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for candidates who have a record of academic excellence, leadership and community engagement and contribution. You will be enrolling in the first year of a bachelor degree in the year following the award.

What you'll be studying

This is an undergraduate scholarship.

Eligibility criteria

You must:

  • be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • be undertaking your first university qualification
  • be entering the first year of your degree
  • have successfully gained credits as outlined in this award's regulations
  • be able to demonstrate evidence of leadership and community engagement

Application checklist

Include the following with your application:

  • transcripts for your secondary school results
  • a character reference from a qualified person or organisation (e.g. teacher, community member, minister, Kaumātua) to support your academic, cultural, leadership and community engagement and contributions
  • a statement on your leadership roles, community engagement, and awards. You should write a paragraph on each applicable category (a maximum of 2 pages in total).

Selection considerations

When choosing our recipients, we will consider your academic record, community involvement and leadership skills.