Acorn Foundation Eva Trowbridge Scholarship
Awarded by University of Waikato
To support the people of Tauranga and the Western Bay of Plenty community.
The Scholarship will be paid in one lump sum to the successful applicant.
Adult students (25 years and over) studying at the University of Waikato's Tauranga campus and residing in the areas administered by Tauranga City Council or Western Bay of Plenty District Council are eligible for the award.
$3,000 per year
The University of Waikato (Māori: Te Whare Wānanga o Waikato), informally Waikato University, is a comprehensive university in Hamilton, New Zealand, with a satellite campus located in Tauranga. Established in 1964, it was the first university in New Zealand to be designed from a blank canvas.
We are committed to providing our students with world-class, research-driven teaching, in a dynamic learning environment with excellent facilities. The quality of our staff, their teaching and their research are manifest across all disciplines. We have achieved major successes in New Zealand''s Tertiary Teaching Excellence Awards. And in the first national evaluation of university research quality (PBRF), Waikato had 28 subjects assessed and was ranked first or first equal in seven of them (25%). These are:
* Accounting and Finance
* Communications, Journalism and Media Studies
* Computer Science
* Management, Human Resources, Industrial Relations, International Business and other Business
* Molecular, Cellular and Whole Organism Biology
* Pure and Applied Mathematics