Dennis William Moore Scholarship

The Dennis William Moore Scholarship was established in 1999 as a result of a capital donation to the University of Canterbury from the Estate of Dennis William Moore, a Minister of Religion of Hari Hari and an Electrical Inspector. The capital donation was used to set up the Dennis William Moore Fund.

Dennis William Moore scholarship is tenable for a thesis student in astronomy who has been or will be undertaking observational work at Mt John as part of his/her thesis work. Dennis William Moore scholarship shall be known as the Dennis William Moore Scholarship. It was established in 1999 as a result of a capital donation to the University of Canterbury from the Estate of Dennis William Moore, a Minister of Religion of Hari Hari and an Electrical Inspector.

The tenure shall be one year for a Masters student and up to three years for a student enrolled in a PhD. The scholarship shall be awarded by the University Council on the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising

  • the Vice-Chancellor, or nominee;
  • the Dean of Science
  • the Head ofthe Department of Physics and Astronomy.

The scholarship may be held with any other bursary, scholarship, prize or fellowship unless the conditions of the other award preclude it, provided that the Selection Committee may in determining the amount of the award take into account the number and nature of any other awards held by the successful applicant. If at any time the Department of Physics & Astronomy is not satisfied that a scholarship holder is complying with the conditions for the award of the scholarship, it may recommend that the tenure of the scholarship be terminated forthwith, and a full or partial refund offees or emolument paid may be requested.

Dennis William Moore Scholarship Eligibility

For a thesis student in Astronomy who has been or will be undertaking observational work at Mt John as part of his/her thesis work.

  • Amount : $5,000
  • Tenure : 1 year (Masters) or 3 years (PhD)

Dennis William Moore Scholarship Application form

The online application system will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date. Apply on-line You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.

However, if the scholarship is managed by Universities NZ or another department of the University an External Website link will appear below and application instructions will be available through that link.

Dennis William Moore Scholarship Application date

  • Application Closing Date – 01st November, 2018

Contact Details

University of Canterbury
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
Phone No : +64 3 369 3458; +64 3 369 3460; +64 3 369 3394
Email : scholarships@canterbury.ac.nz
Website : http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/

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