University of Waikato Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Graduate Scholarship 2018, New Zealand

Publish Date: Jun 29, 2017

Deadline: Aug 01, 2017

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Graduate Scholarship

The Te Piringa – Faculty of Law Graduate Scholarship will be awarded annually to encourage meritorious students to participate in Te Piringa – Faculty of Law Master of Laws programme.

Value: Up to $5,000

Study Level: Postgraduate (Taught), Postgraduate (Research)

Subject Area: Law

Closing Date: 01 Aug 2017


  • Candidates must be eligible for admission and be enrolling full- or part-time in a Master of Laws at Te Piringa - Faculty of Law at the University of Waikato in the year of tenure.
  • The Scholarship is open to domestic and international students.
  • Employees of the University of Waikato are not eligible to apply for this award.


  • The Scholarship will have a value of up to $5,000 in any given year and may be divided between multiple recipients.
  • The Scholarship will be credited to the recipient’s tuition fees upon confirmation that the candidate is fully enrolled in an approved programme of study.


  • The closing date for applications is 1 August.
  • Along with the prescribed application form, each applicant must submit:

a) a one page statement setting out their reasons for applying to study in Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Graduate programme, including any personal circumstances that they would like to bring to the attention of the Selection Panel;

b) a one page summary of their income sources and employment, including any other Scholarships that applicants may hold or scholarship applications that are in progress; and,

c) an academic reference.

  • International students enrolling at the University of Waikato for the first time must provide a verified copy of their qualifying academic transcripts and include a grading scale where possible.

Selection Criteria

  • The Scholarship will be offered primarily on the basis of academic merit.
    • Personal and financial circumstances may also be taken in to account.
  • Assessment of academic merit will focus primarily on the applicant’s most recent 240 points of study i.e. the equivalent of two years’ full-time enrolment.

Other Conditions

  • The Scholarship may be held together with any bursary, prize or student allowance, unless the conditions of the other award preclude this.
  • Should a recipient also hold another fees scholarship, Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Graduate Scholarship can be used to pay the balance of any fees (up to the maximum awarded); however, the scholar will forgo any amount of the Scholarship not credited to their fees.
  • The University may from time to time vary these regulations.
  • By accepting an Award, the recipient agrees to participate in any publicity concerning the scholarship arranged by the University of Waikato.

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