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Waiariki Assists Students Through Scholarships

9 March 2005

Waiariki Assists Students Through Scholarships

There were smiles all around as twenty-two Waiariki Institute of Technology students were presented with scholarships to assist them with their studies from the Waiariki Council.

Two different scholarships were presented at the last Council meeting held at Waiariki at the end of February. The 14 recipients of the 25th Anniversary Scholarship each receive $500. These scholarships were introduced to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Waiariki Community College. The Waiariki Women's Suffrage Centennial Scholarship was established in 1993 to commemorate Women's Suffrage Centennial Year in New Zealand. The successful recipients receive $7000 between them with students receiving $1000 or $500 each.

Both of these scholarships are open to students who are completing, or have completed at least one full year of study at Waiariki.

In addition to these awards, Waiariki supports students through a number of scholarship programmes. Secondary School Scholarships are available to school leavers and Pathways to Jobs Scholarships are being offered for the first time in 2005.

Photos: Annette Jenkins (L) and Julie Graham with Chair of Waiariki Council, Deryck Shaw. Group photo with Deryck Shaw, Council Chair (L) and Dr Reynold Macpherson, Waiariki CEO (R)

The following students received the scholarships.

25th Anniversary Scholarship Deborah Alexander New Zealand Diploma in Business Evalyn Cooper Bachelor of Nursing Ross Cumberpatch National Diploma of Forestry Management Annette Jenkins Bachelor of Applied Social Science Catherine Mitchell Bachelor of Applied Social Science Ngapera Mei Diploma in Journalism Charmain Moss Bachelor in Computer Systems Rana Motu Maori Studies Larna Raroa Diploma in Early Childhood June Samuels Bachelor of Nursing Brenda Smith Bachelor of Nursing Carolann Te Hae Maori Studies Nikki Tilo Bachelor of Computing Systems Kiriwaitai Williams Bachelor of Nursing

Waiariki Women's Suffrage Centennial Scholarship Julie Graham Bachelor of Nursing Birtha Hunter Diploma in Journalism Marina Paul Bachelor in Computing Systems Janey Iraia Diploma in Maori Studies Donna Kerr Diploma in Journalism Megan Lacey Diploma in Journalism Kay-marie Turuta Bachelor of Nursing Amanda Vercoe Bachelor of Nursing

ENDS


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