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Most scholarships are paid directly to the recipient's bank account and can be used in any way the recipient wishes, however, it is expected they will first be used for course related costs.
Most scholarships are expected to be used for course related costs. Some are specific to how they can be used, i.e. tuition fees. Read the regulations carefully.
The majority of scholarships are open for New Zealand citizens or permanent residents only. However, there are some scholarships also offered to International students, including Massey University Doctoral and Masterate Research Scholarships.
No, as regulations and closing date are regularly updated. Latest and up-to-date information is available from Scholarships and Awards website.
This depends on the regulations of the particular scholarship you receive. Some restrict the holder to not being able to hold any other scholarship. Read the regulations carefully.
Many scholarships are only tenable for one year. Others are for the duration of the programme. Read the regulations carefully.
Most scholarships should not affect a student allowance unless it is of large value, so check with StudyLink. Scholarships will not affect a student loan.
For scholarships that close with the Scholarship Office, applications will be accepted until 4.00pm on the following Monday.
No, no applications will be accepted after the closing date, so you must apply for the scholarship before that date on the portal or prior to the weekend for PDF applications.
This varies from scholarship to scholarship, please read the regulations carefully. Generally, scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit and bursaries may take hardship and extracurricular activities into account.
Extensions to the Doctoral Scholarship are not granted beyond the three years. Students may find College specific funding although this generally does not pay for living costs.
Please view the Scholarships and Awards website, click on the Travel Awards on the left hand side.
No. The Scholarships Office only keep unsuccessful applications for three months. Although the Scholarships Office keep successful applications for two years, these applications are archived off campus and are not available to access for such requests.
Read the eligibility and/or criteria for selection carefully to understand what the selection committee is looking for. If you are applying for a hardship bursary, please provide a summary of your circumstances. This information is what the Selection Committee use as a basis for award.
Read the regulations and application form carefully, some scholarships do not require references, others will ask for academic and/or personal references, or a reference from a specific person, e.g. coach. Send a copy of the regulations to your referee/s so the reference can be written with a particular focus.Depending on which scholarship you apply for, you will either be asked to upload this form when you submit your application or supply a copy. Each scholarship page will tell you which process you need to follow.
If applying for several scholarships, please ask your referee to write the relevant scholarship name on each reference.
Please read your letter carefully as this information is included in your letter of offer. We cannot give a specific date for payment as payments are reliant on many factors.
Applications close at midnight at the beginning of the closing date. So, for example, if applications close on 20 August, the closing time is midnight the evening of 19/20 August.
Your scholarship applications submitted through the student portal will be saved in the student portal system. When you log in you can update your application there. If it was a hard copy submission please email firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss any changes or amendments.
All notifications to you about your submission will be communicated to you through the student portal. It is important that you check the portal regularly. HOWEVER if the scholarship required a hard copy form to be submitted we will use the contact details on that form to communicate with you.
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Last updated on Tuesday 22 January 2019