Global Challenges Scholarship, Lincoln University, New Zealand


October 01, 2015

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Global Challenges Scholarship

Feed the world, protect the FUTURE, live well: they're Lincoln University's causes – a response to the global challenges facing the planet today, like climate change, food production and security, depleting resources, urban sprawl, the loss of biodiversity, and pollution.

Our nationwide Global Challenges Programme is designed to engage passionate and cause-driven secondary school students, like yourself, with some of the most pressing issues facing humankind and the planet today.

Do you want to play a part in making a difference? If so, we have scholarships available for students who understand the problems and want to be part of the solution.

What are the scholarships?

• One year, full tuition fee scholarships (domestic) awarded for 'new to Lincoln' undergraduate students participating in the programme.
• For the first time in 2016, 10 Global Challenges Scholarships will be awarded to international students, at domestic tuition fees value (for 1st year tuition fees, undergraduate qualification).
• Scholars will act as ambassadors for the Global Challenges Programme.

How do I get a Global Challenges Scholarship?

You can apply for a Global Challenges Scholarship through the application system, MyLinc, when you apply to study at Lincoln University.

You'll need to create a MyLinc account, apply for your chosen course of study, then apply for the scholarship.

You can change your course of study at any time, even after you have submitted your applications.

We will need the following information to process your Global Challenges Scholarship application:

• A short video outlining your interest in a current global issue, to be uploaded to Vimeo
• The details of two referees. A link will be provided to download the reference form, which you can then forward to your referees to complete
• Your acknowledgement that you agree to our terms and conditions, including the privacy policy.

Then you can save and submit your application. Please note that you are able to save your applications and return at any time before submitting them.

Applications close

Wednesday 1 October 2015.

Previous applications

Need some inspiration? View some of our 2015 application videos. If you're asked for a password to view them, type in 'globalchallenges'.

Jan Buter: clean drinking water - a precious resource
Chester Potter: water management - a global issue
Millie Taylor: climate change and the environment.

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August 24, 2015