Fund Details
William and Ina Cartwright Scholarship
Award Amount
$5,000 per annum + domestic tuition fees


This scholarship supports study towards a research doctoral degree In Education at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury. It is offered to the highest-ranked eligible candidate who has not been offered another UC Prestige Doctoral Scholarship. Top-ranked candidates who have been selected for a UC Core Doctoral Scholarship and will be studying the discipline of Education are automatically considered for the William and Ina Cartwright Scholarship; no application is required.

a. Financial assistance at a value of $5,000 per 120 points of enrolment.

Level of Study: Doctoral 

Closing Date: Not applicable 

Tenure: The scholarship is tenable for the period necessary to complete up to 360 points of enrolment.

Number Available Annually: At least one

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: The scholarship is tenable by students engaged in study for a research doctoral degree in the discipline of Education.

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Not applicable 

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

Additional Information:

The scholarship was established in 1982 from funds provided by the income from a bequest made by Christina Nairn Cartwright (d. 12 April 1981). In 2015 the scholarship was restructured to allow the bequest to supplement a University of Canterbury Doctoral Scholarship under the name of this award.

Contact Information:

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