Victoria University: Susan Price Scholarship for MSc and PhD Programme

The Susan Price Collection, in the National Library of New Zealand, is a research collection of quality children's books published mainly in Britain, America, Australia and New Zealand from the 1930's until the present day. This Scholarship was established by Susan Price, through the Victoria University Foundation, to assist postgraduate studies and to encourage students to use the Collection in their research.

The collection is housed at the private residence of Susan Price. Students wishing to make an appointment to view the collection can contact Susan on telephone 04 475 8092 or fax 04 475 6194.
Purpose of award: To assist postgraduate students, and encourage the use of the Collection in their research

Selection criteria: The Scholarship shall be awarded to a student enrolled in a Masters or PhD programme at Victoria University or to an honours student undertaking a research essay on an appropriate topic who intends to undertake research that will make use of the Susan Price Collection. This would normally be awarded to a student stuying Englis but may be awarded to a History or Librarianship student.
The selection will be made on academic merit and a one-page research proposal.
The award may be held together with other scholarships and prizes.
The award may be held by a student who has not previously studied at Victoria University.
The award is open to international students as well as New Zealand citizens and permanent residents.
Number of awards offered: One per annum

Value: $2,000
Tenure of award: Available every two years. One year
Closing dates for applications
Thursday 01 September 2011
Saturday 01 September 2012
1 September each year

How do students apply?
Application forms are downloadable from the link above or available from the Scholarships Office, Room 120, Hunter Building.
Decision makers
The successful candidate shall be chosen by a panel consisting of: the Director of the Masters or PhD programme(s) from which applications are received (or nominee); a Scholarships Committee representative; and a representative of the donor.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
Unspecified
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The award may be held together with other scholarships and prizes.
The award may be held by a student who has not previously studied at Victoria University.
The award is open to international students as well as New Zealand citizens and permanent residents. Additional information
Dr Anna Jackson anna.jackson@vuw.ac.nz
Who else has information about this award?
Unspecified
>> Application form available
here
>> Full regulations can be downloaded
here
>> (Requires
Acrobat Reader)For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:
The Scholarships Office
Victoria University of Wellington
PO Box 600
Wellington
New Zealand

Phone: (04) 463 5113 or (04) 463 5557
E-mail:
scholarships-office@vuw.ac.nz

Disclaimer: Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently.


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