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The University of Otago Yarrow South Entrance Scholarship

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ValueNZ$5,000
Number offeredUp to two (2) per year                         
Closing date31 October

Established in in 2016 from a generous donation from the Yarrow South Charitable Trust, this Scholarship supports students from King's High School in Dunedin to undertake first-year undergraduate studies at the University of Otago.

Applicants must be intending to enrol full time for first year undergraduate study in a degree-level programme in the year after application.

Application and award

A scholarship application must normally have been received by the Rector, King's High School, by 31st October. The Rector of King's High School will select recipients of this scholarship and up to two (2) Awards may be made annually.

Applicants must have attended King's High School for at least one (1) calendar year and the selection criteria will be based on the following factors:

a. Applicants who have made a substantial contribution to the school, whether academic, sporting, cultural or in other fields; or
b. Applicants who show outstanding academic ability and would benefit from attending the University of Otago

Value and Tenure

1) The value of the scholarship is $5,000 for first year, full-time study at degree level at the University of Otago.
2) The payment of the scholarship will be made in Semester 1 as a $4,000 contribution towards (in order): a) Residential College fees; b) tuition fees at the University of Otago.
3) A final payment of $1,000 will be withheld until after 1 December in the year of study whereby the successful applicant must have filed the one-page report referred to in the regulations with the Vice-Chancellor who will ratify payment of this sum subject to that report being deemed satisfactory.
4) This scholarship may be held concurrently with any other University of Otago scholarship valued at $10,000 or less.

Regulations

The full regulations for The University of Otago Yarrow South Entrance Scholarship can be downloaded here. Note that the University of Otago Entrance Scholarships Terms and Conditions may also apply.