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Up to four|
The Edna Waddell scholarships provide funds for women entering their first year of an undergraduate degree in professional engineering or technology.
The Edna Waddell scholarships are for women entering their first year of full time study for undergraduate degrees in professional engineering or technology - open to school leavers and mature women. Each scholarship is for one year, the initial year of study.
A Scholarship Selection Committee comprising: • three representatives of the technology & engineering faculties at NZ universities • a member of Engineering NZ (www.engineeringnz.org) • a member selected from the industry.
How and when do students learn of the decision?
Universities New Zealand will notify applicants in November of the outcome of their application.
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
Successful scholars shall: • enrol in and study for the agreed course at a university in New Zealand in the year for which the Scholarship is awarded • use the Scholarship in any way which helps the Scholar to meet the purposes of the award • supply an academic transcript and a short report on their academic progress at the end of each semester in the year the scholarship is held • in the opinion of the Board make positive and satisfactory progress at the institution at which they are studying; unsatisfactory progress may lead to termination of the Scholarship and to a request from the Board for return of the emolument • undertake to return any Scholarship money paid in the event that the chosen course of study is not immediately undertaken once the scholarship is awarded or other conditions of tenure are not met.
The Scholarships are tenable with other awards, but account will be taken of the aggregate circumstances of the individual and the Trustees’ wish to use available funds to best advantage.
Who else has information about this award?
University scholarships offices.
Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara
PO Box 11915 Wellington 6142
Phone: +64 4 381 8510