Scholarships

Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design offers a wide range of Scholarships and Awards. They are awarded on the basis of excellence and outstanding achievement in a variety of subject areas. Unless noted all awards are paid by Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design.

Eligibility:

All applicants for these Scholarships must be:

  • New Zealand citizens or permanent residents.
  • Applying for their first year of Postgraduate study as a new student with Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design.

George Pearce First Year MFA Scholarship

Postgraduate Degree - MFA

Secondary School Teachers - (2 Scholarships)

Criteria: Academic excellence, all-round ability and leadership potential among secondary school art teachers wishing to enter any full-time postgraduate degree programme

Duration: One year

Value: $2000

George Pearce First Year MFA Scholarships

Whitecliffe BFA Graduates - (2 Scholarships)

Criteria: Academic excellence, all-round ability and leadership potential among Whitecliffe BFA graduates wishing to enter the full-time MFA degree programme.

Duration: One year

Value: $2000

Marie Louise Pearce First Year Scholarships (Postgrad)

Postgraduate Degree - (2 Scholarships)

Criteria: Academic excellence, all-round ability and leadership potential among Maori & Pacific Island applicants wishing to enter any full-time postgraduate degree programme.

Duration: One year

Value: $2000

New Zealand Scholarships

There are a number of scholarships offered to school leavers and mature students in New Zealand through trusts, iwi, and other organisations such as government departments. The Maori Education Trust administers a number of scholarships for Maori students, while the Pacific Business Trust offers a list of scholarships available to Pacific students in Achievers magazine.

There are two excellent websites that provide comprehensive information about scholarships available in New Zealand:

BreakOut www.fis.org.nz has over 2,000 different scholarships on its database and is available free of charge in some public libraries and schools, but you have to pay a small fee to register.

Career Services www.kiwicareers.co.nz has a comprehensive list of scholarships as well and is free.

Application for a Scholarship can be made on the Undergraduate and Postgraduate Application form. Forms can be downloaded by clicking the links under each scholarship.


Scholarship Application Form

Click here to download Scholarship Application Form