Victoria International Excellence Scholarship 2019

Victoria International Excellence Scholarships

VALUE:

$20,000 over three years

TENURE OF AWARD:

Three years.

CLOSING DATES FOR APPLICATIONS:

10 November 2018
10 November 2019

NUMBER OF AWARDS OFFERED:

Scholarships will be competitive on the basis of academic merit.

History or background of award

The purpose of the Victoria International Excellence Scholarship (“the Scholarship”) is to recruit high-achieving undergraduate international students currently studying in New Zealand to Victoria University of Wellington and to support them in their studies.

Purpose of award

Scholarships will be competitive on the basis of academic merit. The majority of these scholarships will be awarded at $20,000 over three years of study (see below for details).

Selection criteria

Applicants must be:
• international students who have completed at least one full year (ie. their Year 12 year) at a New Zealand secondary school
• Enrol full time in the applicant’s first year of their first undergraduate degree
• Complete NCEA Level 2 or 3 with Excellence or equivalent

How do students apply?

Applicants must:
• Complete the online application available from the link below.
• Provide a reference from your School Principal or nominee.
• Attach a one-page personal statement, explaining your reason for wishing to attend Victoria University of Wellington, the academic goals you hope to achieve and why you believe you merit the scholarship. You should also include any leadership positions and details of your involvement in your school or community. Please provide an outline of your personal circumstances, including details of financial difficulties. More infomation may be requested if necessary.

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