Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
The Michael Baldwin Memorial Scholarship was established in 2004 in memory of Michael Baldwin, a member of staff at The University of Waikato at the time of his death in 2003.
Michael had taught for a number of years in Papua New Guinea – at the institute currently known as the University of Goroka – before his appointment to the Centre for Foundation Studies
The scholarship offers a $10,000 amount, to help you with your studies
To be eligible, applicants must:
- Be citizens of any South Pacific nation as defined in the UN Coastal States of the South Pacific, but excluding citizens of New Zealand and/or Australia; and
- Be either enrolled or intending to enrol in an approved full-time programme of study at the University of Waikato in the year of tenure of the Scholarship; and
- Show commitment to contribute to development/society in the South Pacific Region in the Future; and
- Preference may be given to applicants who can demonstrate a need for financial support in order to undertake tertiary study.
- Preference may be given to applications from citizens of Papua New Guinea.
- Applicants may be residing in New Zealand or offshore at the time of application.
- Previous recipients may apply again, but are expected to have passed all papers in the year(s) that they held the Scholarship.
Study experience required
Along with completing the online application form, each candidate must submit:
A personal statement (using the Personal Statement template)
A CV (no more than 2 A4 pages); and
Proof of citizenship; and
Verified copies of academic transcripts (including grading scale) from any other tertiary institution(s) attended.