Dental students studying in New Zealand can apply for one scholarship of $500 each quarter to help towards their elective placement costs.
How to apply
For the elective rotation period 6 July 2020 – 7 August 2020, students are asked to write up to 1,000 words on the question "What has been the most challenging aspects of your dental training so far and why, and what have you gained from meeting those challenges?"
All applications must be received on time, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “MAS Elective scholarship - dental”. You must also include a cover letter (within the body of the email) stating the reason for your application and how the scholarship will benefit your upcoming elective experience.
Please ensure your application meets all the entry criteria and you have read the terms and conditions carefully. You will receive an automated email confirming the receipt of your application, if you do not, please check the email address you have used is correct.
|Elective Period||Applications Open||Applications Close||Judging Period||Scholarship Awarded|
|17 Feb- 20 March 2020||9 Dec 2019||2 Jan 2020||3 - 16 Jan 2020||17 Jan 2020 [CLOSED]|
|23 March - 1 May 2020||13 Jan 2020||6 Feb 2020||7 - 20 Feb 2020||21 Feb 2020 [CLOSED]|
|4 May - 5 June 2020||24 Feb 2020||19 March 2020||20 March - 2 April 2020||3 April 2020 [CLOSED]|
|6 July - 7 Aug 2020||27 April 2020||21 May 2020||22 May - 4 June 2020||5 June 2020|
|10 Aug - 18 Sept 2020||1 June 2020||25 June 2020||26 June - 9 July 2020||10 July 2020|
|21 Sept - 23 Oct 2020||13 July 2020||6 August 2020||7 - 20 August 2020||21 August 2020|
Scholarship Recipient Criteria
By submitting an entry for this Scholarship, the applicant agrees that if they win they will be required to share their elective experiences by:
- Writing a monthly blog on hub.mas.co.nz, including photos and/or video, and
- Writing a summary (or submitting a video) of the elective experience to show how the scholarship helped.
MAS reserves the right to recover the amount of any scholarship moneys paid to any successful applicant who breaches this term.
Additional Terms of the MAS Elective Scholarship
Please read the MAS Elective Scholarship terms and conditions for additional terms.
Past elective blogs
Michelle is a past winner of the MAS Elective Scholarship - Dental where the proceeds of her prize helped during her placement in Ashburton.
Selina is a past winner of the MAS Elective Scholarship - Dental where the proceeds of her prize helped during her placement in Ashburton.