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Scholarships Available

Undergraduate Scholarships

Foo Chin Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students from Southland who have been accepted into the undergraduate Bachelor of Dental Surgery course.

Futher information (Adobe PDF format). Applications close on 1 April each year.

Postgraduate Scholarships

Sir Thomas A. Hunter Scholarship in Dentistry

Established in 1951 by a gift from Sir Thomas Hunter, to encourage research in Dentistry.

  1. The Scholarship shall be awarded by the University Council to a dental graduate of the University of Otago, preference being given to candidates whose intended careers are in teaching and research.
  2. The scholar shall pursue a course of full time study and research at the School of Dentistry.
  3. Applications for the scholarship shall be made in writing and be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae which must reach the Registrar of the University of Otago, not later than the first day of September.

It would assist Faculty if applicants also supply any other relevant information they feel would be helpful in arriving at a decision.

Westpac Trust Scholarship in Dentistry

This scholarship was founded in 1937 by the Trustees of the Dunedin Savings Bank, who made a donation of 500 pounds to the University; this sum was to be invested in approved securities, and the income was to be used to provide a Postgraduate Scholarship in Dentistry.

  1. The scholarship shall be open to a student who, within the three years immediately preceding application, has completed the course for the degree of Bachelor of Dental Surgery of the University of Otago.
  2. If in any year there is more than one applicant, the scholarship will be awarded to the candidate with the best undergraduate academic record.
  3. The holder of the scholarship shall undertake postgraduate study approved by the Dean of the Faculty of Dentistry.
  4. The scholarship may be held with any other scholarship, the terms of which do not conflict with the conditions of this scholarship.
  5. The scholarship shall be offered from time to time as funds allow.
  6. If there is at any time a surplus of income in the fund, the Council may increase the value of a scholarship.
  7. Applications for the scholarship shall be made in writing and be accompanied by a full curriculum vitae which must reach the Registrar of the University of Otago, not later than the first day of September.
  8. With the approval of Westpac Trust the Council may alter these regulations from time to time.

It would assist Faculty if applicants also supply any other relevant information they feel would be helpful in arriving at a decision.

 

 

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