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Undergraduate Scholarship at University of Canterbury,New ZEALAND

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    Undergraduate Scholarship at University of Canterbury

    Mallaba Foundation
    Undergraduate Scholarship at University of Canterbury

    These scholarships were established in 2010 to recognise and support top achieving international studentswho have gained University Entrance in New Zealand and who will commence an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury. The first awards will be made in 2011.
    1. The scholarships shall be known as the UC International Student Scholarships.
    2. The scholarships shall be awarded to students who intend to begin their first year of an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury, who have completed or are completing a university entrance qualification, and who attended school in the year of application or nomination.
    Note: Students with New Zealand or Australian citizenship, or New Zealand Permanent Residency,
    are not eligible for these scholarships.
    3. Up to 10 scholarships will be available in any one year.
    4. The scholarships shall be awarded to full-fee paying international students who have studied and gained University Entrance in New Zealand and who have applied to enrol at the University of Canterbury by 1 November in the year prior to their first year of enrolment.
    5. Each scholarship shall normally be tenable for one year and must be taken up in the first year of university enrolment. This will normally be the year following the applicant’s final year at school. A deferral by one year may be permitted provided that the scholarship is taken up in the first year of enrolment.
    6. The scholarships shall be awarded based on the following criteria:
    -Quality of achievement at NCEA level 2 or 3 or equivalent university entrance qualifications; plus
    -Evidence of the applicant’s leadership potential; plus
    -Involvement in cultural, sport and/or community activities.
    7. . The award shall be made by the University Council on the recommendation of the Selection
    Committee which will consist of:
    -the Vice-Chancellor of the University or nominee;
    - the Principal of a Christchurch secondary school;
    -the University’s Pro-Vice Chancellor, Student Services/International or nominee;
    -a member of University staff with academic expertise in sport or creative arts.
    8. The scholar may hold multiple fees scholarships with the agreement of the Academic Board..
    9. The Council may, on the recommendation of the Academic Board, withdraw a scholarship at any time if satisfied that the student is not diligently pursuing the prescribed course, and the University may require a full or partial refund of emolument.
    10. Each scholarship will be credited directly to the student’s fees account at the time of enrolment.
    11. Applications should be made on the appropriate form which can be obtained from the Scholarships Office and forwarded to the Scholarships Office, University of Canterbury, Private Bag 4800, Christchurch 8140, not later than 5.00 pm on 1 October in the year prior to enrolment at the University of Canterbury.
    12. A condition of acceptance of the scholarship is that the recipients will be willing to be reasonably
    available to:
    -Participate as a University of Canterbury ambassador if required;
    -Be involved in UC publicity activities from time-to-time while studying at UC;
    -Become a Mentor for future International scholarship initiatives if required.

    Further Scholarship Information and Application



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