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ValueNZ $10,000
Number OfferedVaries
Closing Date1 March


Established in 2021 by the University of Otago through generous support from P. M. and A. R. Springford, the Newick and Springford Scholarship supports students (particularly of Māori and/or Pasifika descent) studying medicine or dentistry who show aptitude and financial need during their studies.

Applicants must be:

  • a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand Residence Class Visa Holder
  • in their third, fourth, or fifth year of study towards a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MB ChB) or a Bachelor of Dental Surgery (BDS) degree at the University of Otago

The following factors shall be considered in selecting the scholarship:

  • academic merit
  • evidence of financial need
  • Māori and/or Pasifika descent


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