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High performance athletes can access a range of scholarships to support them.

University of Waikato - Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship

The Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship Programme recognises all-round talent in academia, sport or creative and performing art, and leadership. Recipients receive a full domestic fees Scholarship for the duration of their studies, plus academic support, access to leading coaches and skill development assistance, free UniRec (on campus fitness centre) membership and physical conditioning plus a leadership and personal development plan.

Applications are now open and close 31 August 2016. 

For more information visit www.waikato.ac.nz/about/hillary or email highperformance@waikato.ac.nz 

AMP Scholarships

AMP Scholarships are open to almost everyone. You just need to be a New Zealand citizen or a permanent resident. You can apply for funding up to $10,000 to do with community, sport, art, culture, education, conservation or business.

Applications are now open and close on 25 August. For more information and to apply please click here.

Massey University Academy of Sport Scholarship

This scholarship supports new student athletes enrolling at Massey University with a previous record of high achievement in sport and who show potential in their chosen sport.

The scholarship includes:

$3,000 to $5,000 for one year (pro-rated for part-time students)
Entry into Massey University’s Academy of Sport programme
Applications close 30 August each year, and must be completed in the year prior to commencing study.

Adastra Foundation 2015/2016 Scholarships

Scholarship awards are available to athletes and musicians.  Candidates should be between the ages of 16-23 years old, must be New Zealand citizens and must reside in the Waikato/BOP region. Candidates must be representing a Waikato/BOP club (if relevant).

For applicants that have received scholarships in past years, consideration is given to engagement in the mentoring programme. 

Applications are now open and close on 16 September.

To apply, or to view selection criteria, please go to www.adastra.org.nz