Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Awards in Fashion Design

Closing date:
Value of Award: $2,500
No. of awards: Two
Tenure: The scholarship is for one year only.  Recipients of this scholarship are not eligible to apply for the scholarship again.  

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Regulations

This award is funded by the Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust.  The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust trading as Academic Dress Hire is a non-profit organisation "Empowering through Education". Their vision is achieved through the provision of awards and financial and other assistance.    

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).


Selection criteria:

  • ·         Applicants must be women with New Zealand citizenship or permanent residency. ·         Enrolled full time in the third year of the Bachelor of Design, majoring in Fashion Design. The applicant’s personal history, financial needs, academic achievement and career plans will be taken into account by the selection panel.  Involvement in extra-curricular/co-curricular activities will be of interest to the panel.

General Information:

How do students apply?
·         Application for this scholarship is on-line through the AUT scholarships portal. ·         Evidence of Application for Enrolment (AFE) for an eligible programme of study in the School of Art and Design at AUT.  This can be obtained by enrolling at AUT online. Applicants will be asked to supply a statement covering the applicant’s: ·         need for financial assistance; ·         aspirations for the future; ·         any special circumstances (e.g. family responsibilities, personal disability) considered relevant.   Applicants must request one academic referee to provide a letter of support through the on-line scholarships application portal.  Applicants are requested to ensure that their referee is aware of the scholarship deadline.  
Application Form
Regulations

Decision makers
In making these awards, the selection committee shall give consideration to: ·         Applicant’s academic record; (for the purpose of this award, academic merit will be assessed from the GPA obtained over the applicant’s previous two years of graded study in the Bachelor of Design programme, majoring in Fashion Design at AUT). ·         Referee’s report. ·         Applicant’s need for financial assistance. ·         Applicant’s aspirations for the future. ·         Any special circumstances. ·         Involvement in extra-curricular/co-curricular activities will be of interest to the panel. ·         The decision of the selection panel is final. ·         If the panel is of the opinion that there is no applicant of sufficient merit applying for the scholarship, then no award will be made and applications may be reopened.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
·         Confirmation of the award will not be made before mid-May of the year of application. ·         Applicants will be formally notified of the outcome of their application by the Scholarships Office.  

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
·         The successful applicant is required to complete her year of study and make a brief report to the Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust at the end of this study. ·         Failure to complete two full consecutive semesters will require refund of the full value of the award.  

Additional information
Up to two scholarships are available annually.

Who else has information about this award?
AUT Scholarships Office Email: scholars@aut.ac.nz Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Private Bag 93208 Parnell Email: enquiries@kateedgertrust.org.nz


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

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