Apply now to be eligible to study at New Zealand Auckland University for scholarships of up to approximately $25,000, including accommodation. In addition, there is a Leadership Development and Mentoring program that is open to full-time enrollment for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents who are enrolled in a postgraduate course.
The Scholarship was created in 2018 and is supported by a wide range of donors to philanthropy following an initial investment from McCall MacBain Foundation. McCall MacBain Foundation.
The goal of the Scholarship is to help and encourage extraordinary students to prepare the future leaders of New Zealand. Every scholar will be paired with a mentor in the community who is an authority in their field. They will help, guide, and challenge students as they finish their courses. They will also be part of an individual Leadership Program.
Applicable study: Full-time study in a bachelor (Honours) degree, postgraduate diploma or masters degree
Opening date: 1 July
Closing date: 30 August
Tenure: One year
For: Accommodation and assistance with study
Number on offer: Varies
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Accommodation and/or a stipend up to an amount of around $25,000, plus a customised Leadership Development and mentoring programme
For more details about Kupe Leadership Scholarship Programme by the University of Auckland New Zealand, please visit the scholarship official website.
Scholars’ applications will generally be open for six weeks prior to the closing date. Be sure to read the rules carefully to ensure that you are eligible before deciding whether to submit your application.
I. accommodation will be offered throughout the academic year, including Semester One, Two and Two.
ii. Students enrolled in a four-year bachelor’s (Honours) degree or a joint degree with any of the degrees are eligible to apply for the Scholarship during the final year of their studies only. For students who are pursuing this Bachelor of Laws (Honours) (LLB(Hons)) degree, the last year is the year in which the student is enrolled full-time for part III as well as Part III and Part IV courses that are required to fulfil all requirements to earn this degree. Bachelor of Laws (LLB).
iii. Students enrolled in a multi-year masters program are eligible to receive the Scholarship for any year of their course, provided they are enrolled full-time during the entire academic year. The recipients are not eligible to be considered for the subsequent year of financial assistance.
iv. The payments made under the terms of this Scholarship are tax-free so long they are utilized directly to pay for costs related to the awardee’s program of study and assist the recipient in obtaining a living allowance during their studies. Infractions to the regulations will result in the end or denial of a Scholarship.
3. The awardees are bound to adhere to the guidelines for the Scholarship and must inform the Scholarships Office of any change in their enrollment or employment status and their funding status. The awardees must not harm their participation in the Kupe Leadership Scholarship or the Kupe Leadership Program into disrepute. The University of Auckland may suspend the Scholarship and request payment of the funds in the event it is determined that the awardee is not in compliance with these regulations, at the time of the violation.
Find answers to your questions regarding awards, scholarships and prizes on the University’s Help and Support site, AskAuckland.
If you cannot find the answer, contact the student support team.