These scholarships were established to support new students enrolling at Massey University who are undertaking university study for the first time. These scholarships are designed to acknowledge excellence and enable equitable access to study for all students new to Massey undergraduate study.
Māori have distinct status as tangata whenua. Massey recognises other groups of learners where there is a need to improve equity outcomes, including
•Students with physical, learning or sensory disabilities
•Students from low socioeconomic backgrounds
•Students from refugee backgrounds
•Students who may be underrepresented because of barriers to access and success
These scholarships are also designed to support students who may be studying at tertiary for the first time as
•first in their family to attend university
•part of a career change or re-skilling
Value and Tenure
Up to 60 full-time and part-time scholarships may be awarded annually. The value of the scholarship shall be $5,000 for full-time students, or $2,500 for part-time students.
The tenure is for three academic years subject to satisfactory academic progress following the award of the scholarship as follows:
•Year One - $3,000 for full time students, and $1,500 for part time students
•Year Two - $1,000 for full time students, and $500 for part time students
•Year Three - $1,000 for full time students, and $500 for part time students.
All applicants must be:
•a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
•embarking on undergraduate study at university for the first time
•intending to enrol in the first year of an undergraduate qualification, full time or part time (minimum 30 credit enrolment per semester)
•on the Albany, Manawatu or Wellington campus and/or online
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