Offers are up for 150 Massey University Vice Chancellor’s High Achievers Scholarships (Academic) in New Zealand. Applicants of Maori/Pasifika descent are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
This Scholarship was established to support new students enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of high achievement in the following categories: “Academic; “Arts (composition, performance, creative writing, and/or visual arts).
Massey University is a university located in Palmerston North, New Zealand, Albany, New Zealand, and Wellington, New Zealand.
Massey University has approximately 35,000 students, 17,000 of whom are extramural or distance-learning students.
Applicants from outside the home country will often need to meet specific English language/other language requirements in order to be able to study there.
Course Level: Scholarships are available to pursue the undergraduate programme.
Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded in “Academics and “Arts (composition, performance, creative writing, and/or visual arts).
Scholarship Award: Up to 150 full-time and part-time Scholarships may be awarded annually. The value of the Scholarship shall be $3000 for full-time students, or pro-rated for part-time students, for one year. Applicants who apply for and are successful in more than one category will receive recognition of that but will only receive remuneration (to the maximum of $3,000 or pro-rated for part-time) for one category. This includes the Massey University Academy of Sports Scholarship.
The Scholarship will be paid in two instalments upon confirmation of enrolment in semesters one and two following the official withdrawal dates for these semesters.
Number of Scholarships: Up to 150 full-time and part-time Scholarships may be awarded annually.
Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand
Eligibility: The following criteria must be met in order for applicants to be eligible for the scholarship:
- All Applicants
All applicants must be eligible, and intending, to enrol:”for either full-time (minimum of 105 credits) or part-time (minimum of 45 credits) study;
” in the first year (i.e. 100 level) of a Bachelor degree programme;
” in the year following the award of the Scholarship;
“at any Massey University campus. (Note – students wishing to study extramurally – [distance students] are eligible, they are considered to be enrolled on the Palmerston North campus)All applicants need to meet the entry criteria for the programme that they intend to enrol in at Massey University.
- Applicants for the Massey University Vice Chancellor’s High Achievers Scholarship Academic Category only
School leaver applicants for the Academic category should normally have achieved a minimum of 20 NCEA Level 2 credits (or the equivalent in unit standards and/or credits or the equivalent in CIE or IB) in each of four subjects from the approved list in order to be considered for this award. Credits would normally be expected to reflect a level of excellence across a range of subjects recognized by an endorsement of Excellence, and or excellence within the subject areas of proposed study.Non-school leaver applicants in this category must be able to demonstrate equivalent competence across a minimum of four subject areas.
- Applicants for the Massey University Vice Chancellor’s High Achievers Scholarship (Arts) categories:
School leaver applicants in the Arts category must have attained an NCEA Level 2 certificate at Year 12 and in the opinion of the school, must be clearly capable of achieving University Entrance.Non-school leaver applicants in the Arts category must be able to document academic achievements that are comparable with those required of school leaver applicants at University Entrance or similar.
Nationality: Applicants of Maori / Pasifika descent are eligible to apply for these scholarships.
College Admission Requirement
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must have for either full-time (minimum of 105 credits) or part-time (minimum of 45 credits) study.
English language Requirements: IELTS: 6.5 (no band less than 6.0)
TOEFL iBT: 90 overall (min 20 in Writing)
PTE Academic: 58 Overall (min 50 in communicative skills)
Cambridge English: Overall score of 176 and all bands 169 or better.
How to Apply: Application forms are available from Massey University Student Liaison Officers or from Massey Contact, Massey University, Private Bag 11-222, Palmerston North 4442, or email: Contact-at-massey.ac.nz.
Application Deadline: Scholarship application deadline is August 28, 2017.