Scholarship Details

AUT Business and Law Māori Student Scholarships



Application Form
Regulations
Closing date: 01/09/2018
01/09/2019
1 September each each
Value of Award: $6,500 contribution towards fees
No. of awards: One or more - The number of new scholarships to be awarded is determined each year.
Tenure: Up to three years of full-time study in the Bachelor of Business or four years of full-time study in the Bachelor of Laws, renewed annually.

• Annual renewal of the scholarship is based on the student achieving a minimum C+ grade average at the end of each year of study.

Introduced by the Faculty of Business at AUT.

The AUT Business and Law Māori Student scholarships are for students of Māori descent who have demonstrated a high level of academic achievement, leadership and service at secondary school and are intending enrolling in the Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Laws.


Selection criteria:

  • All applicants for these scholarships must:
  • • Be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.
  • • Identify themselves on their Application for Enrolment (AFE) as New Zealand Māori ethnicity.
  • • Be enrolling for the first time in a full-time Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Laws programme.
  • • Be full-time New Zealand secondary school students in their final year of study.
  • • Demonstrate leadership and service in the school and/or wider community.
  • • Demonstrate a high level of academic achievement in NCEA Level 2 or higher (or in an equivalent qualification) at a secondary school.
  • Applicants must have studied subjects relevant to their proposed tertiary course of study and will have as a minimum, one of the following:
  • -  NCEA 245 rank score
  • -  CIE a minimum of 160 points on the UCAS Tariff
  • -  IB Principal’s predicted score 26
  • The rank score is calculated from university approved subjects (or in subjects leading to university approved subjects) studied in the year prior to application only and at Level 2 NCEA or AS (CIE) level or above.  Students who have been accelerated may use relevant subjects from one year prior to this, however, a maximum of 24 credits only may be used in any one subject. The Information to assist calculating the rank score is available from the on-line Scholarships Application Form. Please also see: www.aut.ac.nz/study-at-aut/apply-to-aut/entry-requirements/admission-to-bachelors-degrees/additional-  requirements-and-selection-criteria


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General Information:

How do students apply?
Applicants must have completed an AUT Application for Enrolment (AFE) for the Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Laws.
 
A link to the application form will be available in July of the year prior to commencement from the AUT Scholarships database www.aut.ac.nz/scholarships . Application is through the AUT online scholarship portal. Applicants must meet the eligibility criteria and complete the AUT School Leaver Scholarship Application online via the link available through the AUT Scholarships Database.  Applicants will be required to upload:
• A one-page personal statement explaining the reasons for wishing to attend AUT, the academic goals they hope to achieve and any career aspirations they have. Applicants should also state why they believe they merit the scholarship.
• A copy of NZQA results for year 12 or above i.e. NCEA, CIE (Cambridge) or IB (International Baccalaureate) results. Applicants not applying straight from school should attach a copy of the results for their highest qualification.
Application Form
Regulations

Decision makers
• Recipients will be selected by the Faculty of Business and Law scholarship selection panel.
• The decision of the Faculty of Business and Law scholarship selection panel is final.
• If the panel is of opinion that there is no applicant of sufficient merit, the scholarship will not be awarded.
• The award of this scholarship is conditional on the recipient gaining entry to and enrolling full-time in the Bachelor of Business or Bachelor of Laws.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
In exceptional circumstances, a recipient may apply to the Scholarships Office for a deferment of his or her scholarship.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
• Recipients will be expected to make a commitment to involve themselves in service activities organised by the Faculty of Business and Law.
• It is expected that the scholarship will be taken up for the year it was awarded. Any request to defer the start date must be addressed to the Deputy Dean and will be considered only under exceptional circumstances. Suspension of the scholarship during the scholarship tenure will also be considered only in exceptional circumstances.
• Recipients will be required to attend regular meetings with key Faculty staff during their first year of study and this may be extended to subsequent years.
• This scholarship may not be held in conjunction with any other fees scholarship. The recipient may hold additional non-tuition fee based scholarships with the approval of the Faculty of Business and Law.
• The Faculty of Business and Law has the power to terminate or suspend a scholarship if it receives an unsatisfactory report on the progress of a recipient.

Additional information
Information to assist calculating the rank score is available through the on-line Scholarships Application Form. Please also see: http://www.aut.ac.nz/study-at-aut/apply-to-aut/entry-requirements/admission-to-bachelors-degrees/additional - requirements-and-selection-criteria

Who else has information about this award?


For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Auckland University of Technology


Phone: +64 9 921 9837

Email: scholars@aut.ac.nz

Last updated: 18-Dec-2017 3.23pm

The information on this page was correct at time of publication. For a comprehensive overview of AUT qualifications, please refer to the Academic Calendar.