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2011-2012 William Wallace Gibson Memorial Scholarship, New Zealand

Postgraduate Scholarship in Religious Studies at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Study Subject(s):Religious Studies
Course Level:Postgraduate
Scholarship Provider: Victoria University of Wellington
Scholarship can be taken at: New Zealand

The award is open to all postgraduate Religious Studies students, irrespective of faith, nationality, marital status, sex or age. The selection will be made on the basis of an expression of interest to the Religious Studies Programme Director. The Programme Faculty will then reduce the list of nominees to three students who will be interviewed by a sub-Committee of the Lodge. The successful candidate will be chosen on the basis of a panel interview with Lodge members where three areas will be discussed:
i. The candidate’s academic merit,
ii. Their engagement in community activities, and
iii. The purpose for which the Scholarship proceeds will be used.

Scholarship Open for International Students: Yes

Scholarship Description: Bill Gibson was a Presbyterian Minister who served in a number of Parish roles and as the Executive Director of Presbyterian Support Services. He was an active freemason, serving as the Grand Chaplain. His death ends a family relationship between New Zealand Pacific No. 2 and the Gibson family spanning over a hundred years and four generations. This Scholarship is being awarded in his memory. One scholarship shall be awarded annually to a postgraduate student in Religious Studies at Victoria University to provide support for postgraduate students in Religious Studies whilst they are engaged in research.

How to Apply: Post

Scholarship Application Deadline: 15 November 2011, 15 November 2012

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