NZ Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin Scholarship for Woman, 2017

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NZ Law Foundation offers postgraduate research Scholarship for Woman in the field of Law to study at New Zealand University and overseas university.

To support post graduate research in Law that encompasses the wider objectives of the NZ Law Foundation, in particular research that will protect and promote the interests of the public in relation to legal matters in New Zealand.

Massey University’s governing body is the University Council. This includes lay, academic, alumni and student members and is responsible for overseeing the management and control of the affairs, concerns and property of the University.

Study Subject : Scholarship is awarded in the field of law.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for pursuing postgraduate research program at either a New Zealand or an overseas university acceptable to the Selection Committee.

Scholarship Award: Scholarship up to $20,000 for study in New Zealand and up to $50,000 for study overseas will be awarded.

Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand or Abroad

Eligibility: A Scholarship may be awarded to any woman scholar who is:

  • A New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
  • The holder of a New Zealand university law degree (Unless there are exceptional circumstances the award would normally be made to candidates who have gained the qualifying degree within the past five years.)
  • Accepted into a post graduate course in law at either a New Zealand or an overseas university acceptable to the Selection Committee.

Nationality: Scholarship is open for New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.

How to Apply: Candidates shall forward their applications to reach the Scholarships Office at the university where they are currently enrolled or from which they graduated, by 1st March in the year for which the scholarship is awarded and in which it will be taken up. Every application must be accompanied by:
a) a certified copy of the applicant’s academic record
b) a statement of the proposed programme of research or advanced study
c) proof of NZ citizenship or permanent residency
d) an example of legal writing (e.g. essays, opinions, legal articles)
e) full particulars of any other bursaries, scholarships, prizes or fellowships which the applicant has applied for or been awarded
f) a budget proposal
g) names and addresses of two referees whom the applicant will organise to provide references direct to the Scholarships Office
h) a statement outlining how the candidate intends to disseminate the final research product
i) a good quality photograph – head and shoulders view.

Application Form

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is March 1, 2017.

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