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Scholarships and award opportunities


Scholarships and Awards

Some of our donors have chosen to make provision for scholarships through the Acorn Foundation. Below is the list of the scholarships and awards that are currently available. Click through each award for more information on how to apply.

Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize

Acorn Foundation Fiction Prize

For a writer of contemporary adult fiction.

Bay of Plenty Medical Students Scholarship

Bay of Plenty Medical Students Scholarship

For a medical student who attended college in the Western BOP

Page/Acorn Engineering Scholarships

Page/Acorn Engineering Scholarships

For apprentices and employees of Tauranga engineering firms.

Dale Carnegie Youth Programme Scholarships

Dale Carnegie Youth Programme Scholarships

For Year 13 college students in the Western Bay of Plenty

Outward Bound Scholarships to the Tangaroa Watch Course

Outward Bound Scholarships to the Tangaroa Watch Course

For 14 students in Year 12 from any of the colleges in the Western Bay of Plenty and Whakatane

Cashmore Family Scholarship

Cashmore Family Scholarship

For a Tauranga Boys College student who is seeking to excel in his chosen field.

Robin & Anne Scoular Scholarship

Robin & Anne Scoular Scholarship

For an Otumoetai College student wishing to undertake tertiary study in New Zealand

Eva Trowbridge Scholarship

Eva Trowbridge Scholarship

For adult students at the University of Waikato Tauranga campus

Christine Tustain Sports Award

Christine Tustain Sports Award

For a WBOP athlete who is excelling internationally in his or her chosen sport

Christine Tustain Arts Award

Christine Tustain Arts Award

For the winner of the ’18 and over’ singing section of the Tauranga Performing Arts Competition

Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Award

Jann Medlicott Creative Arts Award

For a student who is preparing for a career in creative arts

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