Fund Details
Lissie Rathbone Scholarship (School-Leaver)
Award Amount
$2,000

Description:

The purpose of this scholarship is to support undergraduate students of English or History at the University of Canterbury.

Value/Benefits: Financial assistance at a value of $2,000 per annum for three years

Level of Study: School Leaver (First year undergraduate)

Closing Date: 11:59 pm (NZT) 15 August (Applications open approximately 8 weeks before this date)

Tenure: Three years

Number Available Annually: One

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: The scholarship is tenable during full-time or part-time enrolment in an undergraduate degree programme, with a major in either English or History, at the University of Canterbury

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Not applicable

Special Requirements: Applicants must be under 19 years of age on the previous 1 December and have resided continuously within the territory of the Canterbury Regional Council for at least the 12 months preceding the closing date for applications.

For more information, please read the regulations for this award: click here.


Special Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must:
  • be under 19 years of age on the previous 1 December; and
  • have resided continuously in the territory of the Canterbury Regional Council for at least the 12 months preceding the closing date for applications.
Selection will be based on:
  1. academic achievement in NCEA Level 2, or equivalent university entrance qualification, in both English and History.


Additional Information:

The scholarship was established in 1925 at Canterbury University College by the trustees of the estate of Lissie Rathbone, who had bequeathed one half of her residuary estate for such charitable, educational, or religious objects as the trustees should select. The trustees established similar scholarships at the other colleges of the University of New Zealand.


Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at scholarships@canterbury.ac.nz

Search Filters:

Level of Study
  • School Leaver (First year undergraduate)
    Domestic/International Students
    • Domestic
    • International currently studying in a New Zealand secondary school
      Subject of Study
      • English
      • History
        Faculty/School
        • Arts
          Application Closing Month
          • August
            Award Type
            • Any
            • Scholarship
              Begin Accepting Applications Date:
              4 Oct 2022
              Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
              1 Nov 2022 11:59 PM