University of Auckland-Frances Barkley Scholarship 2011
Frances Barkley Scholarship 2011 in University of Auckland in New Zealand
When Auckland University College opened in May 1883, the Governor of New Zealand, Sir William Jervois spoke of the significance “of placing the advantages of a university within the reach of every man and woman of Auckland …and that for all time”.
The Scholarship was established in 2009 and is funded as the result of a gift by Bronwyn Paterson and George Smith to the Friends of the University of Auckland (Inc).It is named after Frances Barkley, who in 1787, was the first European woman to visit British Columbia (with her husband Charles Barkley). She was quite an adventurer, and spent 8 years traveling the world, visiting and trading in remote and exotic places.
Maori or Pacific students enrolling into their first year of undergraduate study towards a BSc majoring in Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Ecology or Marine Science.
Purpose of Scholarship:
The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support undergraduate Maori and Pacific students to complete a Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Biological Sciences, Biomedical Sciences, Ecology or Marine Science.
• application is made to the Scholarships Office
• a Selection Committee assesses the applications
• the Scholarship is awarded by the University of Auckland Council on the recommendation of the Selection Committee
Value: One Scholarship will be awarded annually, for a period of up to three years, and will be of the value of up to $5,000 per annum. Recipients must reapply for the scholarship by the due date each year
Closing date: 1 November
i) T uition/Compulsory fees are those only related to the relevant programme of study, plus Student Services Fee and Building Levy.
ii) I n making a recommendation for this scholarship the selection committee shall take into account other scholarships, bursaries and awards held by the applicants, with a view to achieving a fair distribution of monies.
iii) C urrent recipients applying for a second or third year of funding will be required to submit a letter requesting continuation of the scholarship by the closing date.
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