Tertiary Study Scholarship Conditions - 2022 Tertiary Year

  1. Catholic Foundation Scholarship applications are available to Catholic students in the Wellington Archdiocese who are in their final year of secondary education.
  2. With the written endorsement of the College Principal, each Catholic College is entitled to nominate one applicant per category, ie 1 General, 1 teaching, 1 Refugee. (A maximum of 3 per college).
  3. In circumstances where a particular student/s has attended a State secondary school or Correspondence School a Parish Priest may nominate one applicant per category, ie 1 General, 1 teaching, 1 Refugee.
  4. In determining the award of the scholarship, the Catholic Foundation Board will consider the all round qualities of each applicant, not only the academic achievement, but also the potential contribution that applicant may make to the future of the Church (and New Zealand society). The decision of the Foundation Board is final and no appeal on decisions made will be entered into.
  5. The award of the scholarships to be made at the recipient’s college prizegiving. All applicants (and the College/School Principal and the Parish Priest) will be notified in writing as to the outcome of their scholarship application.
  6. The Catholic Foundation of the Archdiocese of Wellington reserves the right to publicise the name and photograph of each scholarship recipient in the Archdiocesan monthly newspaper ‘Welcom’, and in other Catholic publications as deemed appropriate.
  7. The Catholic Foundation places no restriction on Foundation Scholarship applicants as to the number of other scholarships that he/she may hold simultaneously. However, the Catholic Foundation cannot and does not purport to speak for other scholarship providers in this matter and the conditions that may be attached to their particular scholarship/s awards. The onus therefore rests with each Catholic Foundation Scholarship applicant to be familiar with the application requirements of other scholarship providers when such applications are being planned.
  8. Foundation Scholarship applications must be received by the Catholic Foundation at c.foundation@wn.catholic.org.nz by 30 September 2023. Late applications will NOT be accepted.
  9. Applications open on 01 August 2023 and close on 30 September 2023.
  10. All applications are to be submitted on the online form