|Value||NZ$16,000 stipend per annum, domestic tuition fees waiver (excludes student services fee and insurance)|
|Closing date||Applicants can apply any time|
Established in 2011 from funds made available by the R & E Seelye Charitable Trust. While assisting with general charitable causes, the trust has a strong emphasis on education.
Eve Seelye came to New Zealand as a refugee (with her parents) from Austria. Her family were escaping from the Holocaust, which claimed the rest of her family. Her father was a doctor and retrained and practiced in New Zealand. Eve followed her father into medicine and was a prominent anaesthetist assisting with some of the pioneering heart surgery. Ralph and Eve Seelye went to study in Oxford (United Kingdom) after Eve had been awarded a fellowship. Ralph completed a doctorate at Oxford.
Applicants must be:
- obtaining their first Master's qualification
- domestic students
- undertaking a thesis-based Master's
The Scholarship may be held by research Master's students, in any discipline, who have demonstrated academic excellence in their previous studies.