Here for Good Scholarship
Students studying in New Zealand and who actively contribute or participate in a group, association, community activity or volunteer programme for the benefit of others can apply for $1,000 each quarter to help towards their study or living costs.
How to apply
Students are asked to write up to 1,000 words detailing their volunteer activity and how this benefits them in life and in their chosen future profession.
All applications must be received on time, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “MAS Here for Good scholarship”.
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|
|April – June 20||4 Nov 2019||28 Feb 2020||2 – 12 March 2020||13 March 2020 [CLOSED]|
|July - Sept 20||29 May 2020||10 July 2020||13 - 15 July 2020||16 July 2020 [CLOSED]|
|Oct - Dec 20||9 July 2020||28 Aug 2020||31 Aug - 10 Sept 2020||11 Sept 2020 [CLOSED]|
|Jan – March 21||31 Aug 2020||30 Oct 2020||30 Nov – 10 Dec 2020||11 Dec 2020 [CLOSED]|
Scholarship Recipient Criteria
By submitting an entry for this Scholarship, the applicant agrees that if they win they will be required to share their volunteer experiences by:
Writing a blog for MAS to share which must include photos and may include video if available. The blog should also include how the scholarship will help towards their devlopment.
Past application essays and blogs
Dayeon Lee was asked to detail her volunteer activity and how this benefits her in life and in her chosen profession. Her essay was highly commended by the judges.
MAS Here for Good Scholarship winner, Justine Paddison, was asked to detail her volunteer activity and how this benefits her in life and in her chosen profession.
MAS Here for Good Scholarship winner Carlton Irving tells us his volunteering story and of his desire to champion change for our Māori and Pasifika whānau.
MAS Here for Good Scholarship winner Brianna Pilbrow shares her story supporting New Zealand tamariki and their whānau through volunteering.