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Auckland University Faculty of Culture and Society Scholarship, 2019

The Auckland University of Technology is offering Faculty of Culture and Society scholarship. The grant is available for international students.

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Scholarship Description:

  • Applications Deadline: June 15, 2019
  • Course Level: award is available for the postgraduate program.
  • Study Subject: School of Education, School of Language and Culture, School of Hospitality Tourism and Gastronomy, School of Social Science and Public Policy.
  • Scholarship Award: the support will cover:
  • The scholarship consists of tuition fees and student services levies of up to a maximum of $9,250 for 120pts at Level 8 or above in the approved programme of study completed within a twelve month period.
  • Stipend scholarships may be awarded to top applicants. In cases where full fees plus a stipend is awarded the stipend will be valued at $5,000 during the twelve month period.
  • Nationality: International students
  • Number of Scholarships: Number not given
  • Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand

Eligibility for the Scholarship: 

  • Eligible Countries: award is available for international students.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applicants must be either studying at AUT at the time of application or have completed their qualifying degree in a relevant field at AUT, or another New Zealand University, no more than two years prior at the time of application.
  • Applicants must:
  • achieve a minimum GPA minimum of 7.00 (A-) across a minimum of 120pts in the final year of their qualifying degree; or
  • Be registered in ARION as having M?ori or Pacific first ethnicity and achieve a minimum GPA of 6.5 (B+/A-) across 120pts in the final year of their qualifying degree.
  • Be able to prove significant financial hardship and achieve a minimum GPA of 6.5 (B+/A-) across 120pts in the final year of their qualifying degree.
  • English Language Requirements: if you are from a majority you may not be required to provide further proof of your English Language proficiency.

Application Procedure: 

How to Apply: Applicants must complete the AUT Postgraduate application online available through the AUT Scholarships Database www.aut.ac.nz/scholarships. Applications will open in October of the year preceding study for Semester 1 study or May for study in Semester 2. The following documentation must be received on or before the closing date.

  • A one-page personal statement outlining the applicant’s academic goals and career aspirations stating why they believe they merit the program. If the applicant is applying under the category M?ori or Pacific they must outline their cultural involvement.
  • The personal statement should also attach an outline of recent leadership positions or responsibilities held within the University or community.
  • If an applicant wishes to be considered under the Financial Hardship category they must address this in their personal statement and upload evidence of their financial position i.e. an IRD statement of income and provide the details of a referee, other than a family member or friend, who can support the applicant’s financial need.
  • A copy of the applicant’s transcript will be added to the application by The grants Office once grades have been finalized.

Online Application

Scholarship Link