Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship


The Acorn Foundation Beverly Perszyk Scholarship is run in conjunction with the University of Waikato Tauranga Campus First-in-Family Scholarship programme and is available to applicants who are the first member of a family/whanau who intends to enrol full-time in the first year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Waikato’s Tauranga Campus. Applicants must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident and must be accepted into their programme of study

The scholarship has a value of $3,000 paid over two years.

In selecting the successful applicant for the Scholarship, the Selection Panel will take into particular consideration the applicant’s commitment to succeed at university study and to study at the Tauranga Campus.

Applications for the Scholarship must be received by the University of Waikato Scholarships Office on the prescribed form by 15 October for study in the year.

Read more about donor Beverly Perszyk

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