William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship, New Zealand

William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship, New Zealand

Purpose :

The William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship was established for the purpose of supporting students who otherwise would not have the financial means to attend Lincoln University.

Number and Value :

The William Walter Dunsterville Scholarships will provide funding of up to $ 6000 towards tuition fees.  The number of scholarships available annually will be determined by the Vice – Chancellor.

Eligibility for William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship :

To be eligible to apply an applicant

  • Must be registered to study at Lincoln University, or become registered to study at Lincoln University, by the commencement of the next semester after this award is made, and
  • Must be born in New Zealand.

William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship Selection Criteria : The William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship will be awarded based on financial need.

Selection Committee :

The William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship shall be awarded by the Lincoln University Council on recommendation of a selection committee which shall comprise : 

  • The convener of the Scholarships Committee or nominee, and
  • Two members of the Scholarships Committee.

Tenure :

  • The William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship shall be tenable for one year.  Previous recipients are eligible to reapply in subsequent years.
  • The scholarship is tenable with any other Scholarship or Bursary except those listed below.
  • The William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship is not tenable with the following scholarships :
    1. Lincoln University Doctoral Scholarship.
    2. Lincoln University Graduate Scholarship.
    3. William Machin Scholarship for Excellence.
  • During the course of their studies, the successful recipient may be required to participate or support any on – campus promotional activities as specified by Lincoln University.

Payment of the William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship :

  • Payments shall be made to the recipients’ Lincoln University Tuition Fees account upon registration in their chosen degree.
  • Should a scholar withdraw from study at any time during the tenure of the scholarship, they shall not be eligible for any refund of the scholarship.

Concessions : The Vice – Chancellor may relax or modify the application of any of these regulations in special circumstances or in order to avoid hardship to any scholar or candidate for a scholarship.

William Walter Dunsterville Scholarship Applications : An application form can be obtained from the Lincoln University Scholarships Website www.lincoln.ac.nz/scholar and must be submitted to :

Scholarships Office,
Lincoln University,
P. O Box 94,
Lincoln 7647,
Canterbury, New Zealand.

Applications must be received by 1st October annually no later than 4.30pm.