Scholarships and Awards


Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Bachelor with Honours Degree Awards
The main purpose of these awards is to assist women to complete their final year of an Undergraduate Bachelor with Honours Degree or a Postgraduate Bachelor with Honours Degree.


Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Dame Dorothy Winstone Doctoral Completion Awards
To assist a woman graduate currently enrolled full-time at a tertiary Institute who will have completed a minimum of three years’ full-time or six years’ part-time study towards a PhD or named Doctorate. This award will enable the successful applicant to have at least 4 months free of employment and to remain or to become a full-time student in order to make substantial progress towards completion of a PhD or named Doctorate qualification.


Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Expenses / Class Materials Awards
The main purpose of these awards is to assist women, who are studying undergraduate or post graduate Degree or Diploma courses which incur high materials' expenditure, with payment of essential costs.


Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - First Year Doctoral Awards
To assist women graduates currently enrolled in their first year of full-time study at a tertiary Institute in the Auckland area towards a PhD or named Doctorate. Students who have completed one year of full-time studies (or equivalent) are not eligible for consideration for this award.&#160;</para><para> </para><para> &#160;


Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Foundation Awards
A number of awards to assist women who have completed a full time Foundation Course at an approved Tertiary Institute, totalling 120 points at NCEA Level 3 or above, and have enrolled in full time study for their first degree or diploma, to meet course expenses.


Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Master's Degree Award
To assist women graduates to carry out study for a Master&#8217;s Degree at an approved Institute in the Auckland area. The awards will be made for a year of study that includes either coursework and/or a research component.


Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Post-Doctoral Research Awards
To assist women who have qualified to graduate with a doctoral degree within the last two years to carry out research on a specified, independent project at an approved Institute in the Auckland area.</para><para> &#160;


Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - Practicum Awards
Awards will be made for a year of study that requires a student to undertake a practicum which is usually unpaid and involves travel or residence away from home.


Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Awards in Fashion Design
These awards are sponsored by Starchi Ltd and are to assist women enrolled in the third year of the Bachelor of Design programme, majoring in Fashion Design within the School of Art and Design at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).


Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Tressa Thomas Retraining Award
To assist mature women, aged 25 and above, to undertake study in order to return to a profession or to take up work (paid or unpaid) in the community.


Kauri Museum Mervyn Sterling Scholarship
To encourage undergraduate study and applied research in New Zealand in the fields of environmental conservation, ecology, natural heritage and Northland history (especially Otamatea County).


Keir Trust Study Award
The purpose of The Keir Trust Study Awards is to encourage students from both the Auckland area and beyond who are facing financial barriers to undertake tertiary studies at AUT by offering financial assistance and on-going non-financial support. In doing this we actively encourage recipients to act as role models for other people in their school/communities.


Keystone Bayleys Real Estate Property Scholarship
The recipient must use the award for study directly associated with the property industry in New Zealand. It is applicable to applicants who have successfully completed some years of course work and either be in their penultimate or final year of a Bachelor of Property or Bachelor of Property conjoint degree at The University of Auckland.


Keystone Trust Student Study Awards
The Award not only includes financial assistance of $5,000.00 per annum for a period of three years, but also offers mentoring and networking opportunities across all of our sponsor family. This additional support far outweighs the monetary contribution and is an invaluable part of your learning experiences. Currently eight Keystone Study Awards are presented each year to high school students moving into tertiary study.