Victoria University of Wellington Graduate Award
These awards consist of domestic tuition fees payable for the nominated degree programme up to the value of $5,000. Graduate Awards are awarded solely on the basis of academic merit.
Purpose of award
In line with the University's strategic objective of encouraging undergraduate students to proceed to graduate study and to research degrees, the University offers Victoria Graduate Awards to students intending to embark upon an Honours degree or a Masters degree, Part 1.
* The intended programme must include at least 90 points of coursework at either 400 or 500 level.
* These scholarships are not available for post experience or vocational master's degrees e.g. MBA, MLIS MMIS nor to students intending to embark on the fourth year of a four year undergraduate degree programme e.g. LLB, BTech, BEng.
* Post graduate Diploma study will only be considered if it is recognized as Part 1 of a two year Masters course.
* Applicants are expected to have achieved at least an A grade average (GPA 8.0) over 72 points at 300-level or above. At least 60 of these points must be in their nominated major or, for a major that requires less than 60 points, the additional points must be in a 300 level subject either in their major or in a related subject.
The selection of Award winners shall be made by the Scholarships Committee, a subcommittee of the University Research Council.
How and when do students learn of the decision?
By late December in the year of application. If you are unsuccessful you may be notified by email only. Please provide a clearly written email address if available.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
An Award shall lapse unless the Award winner, within 4 weeks of receipt of the official advice of his/her Award, completes and returns to the Scholarships Officer a letter setting out:
(a) his/her acceptance of the Award; and
(b) his/her intention of fulfilling the conditions attached to the holding of the Award.
The date of commencement for an Award shall normally be no later than the fifteenth day of March in the year following the year of application.
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:
Position: The Scholarships Office
Organisation: Victoria University of Wellington
Address: PO Box 600 Wellington 6140 New Zealand
Phone: +64 4 463 5557