Video | Agriculture | Confidence | Economy | Energy | Employment | Finance | Media | Property | RBNZ | Science | SOEs | Tax | Technology | Telecoms | Tourism | Transport | Search


Bank offers students cash injection

Bank offers students cash injection

Some lucky students from universities across the country are doing a whole lot better in their studies thanks to a cash injection from Bank of New Zealand.

Each year the Bank awards one post-graduate and one under-graduate scholarship to students at New Zealand’s eight universities*. Applications for 2006 scholarships are now being taken.

For winners like PhD student, Adrian Pais who won a scholarship last year, it meant he was able to support himself to the end of his thesis.

‘The scholarship came just in time. I was very grateful for the support from the Bank just when I needed it,’ says Mr Pais who is working on breakthrough indoor wireless technology for mobile communications.

Winners of the Bank of New Zealand under-graduate scholarship receive $3,000. Post-graduate students are awarded $4,000.

Bank of New Zealand National Sponsorship Manager, Richard Allen says the scholarships are not just for business students, sports people or top scholars.

‘The Bank, in association with the university’s scholarship selection panel, looks for well-rounded students with the determination and ability to be the leaders of tomorrow,’ he says.

Bank of New Zealand has been rewarding tertiary students who display outstanding leadership and community involvement with scholarships since 1990.

Applications close on 1 April 2006.

Information for those interested in applying for the 2006 Bank of New Zealand scholarships is available on and

* The universities are Auckland University of Technology, University of Auckland, University of Waikato, Massey University, Victoria University of Wellington, University of Canterbury, Lincoln University and University of Otago.


© Scoop Media

Business Headlines | Sci-Tech Headlines


Media Mega Merger: StuffMe Hearing Argues Over Moveable Feast

New Zealand's two largest news publishers are appealing against the Commerce Commission's rejection of the proposal to merge their operations. More>>


Approval: Northern Corridor Decision Released

The approval gives the green light to construction of the last link of Auckland’s Western Ring Route, providing an alternative route from South Auckland to the North Shore. More>>


Crown Accounts: $4.1 Billion Surplus

The New Zealand Government has achieved its third fiscal surplus in a row with the Crown accounts for the year ended 30 June 2017 showing an OBEGAL surplus of $4.1 billion, $2.2 billion stronger than last year, Finance Minister Steven Joyce says. More>>


Mycoplasma Bovis: One New Property Tests Positive

The newly identified property... was already under a Restricted Place notice under the Biosecurity Act. More>>

Accounting Scandal: Suspension Of Fuji Xerox From All-Of-Government Contract

General Manager of New Zealand Government Procurement John Ivil says, “FXNZ has been formally suspended from the Print Technology and Associated Services (PTAS) contract and terminated from the Office Supplies contract.” More>>