Scholarships 2018

08/09/2017

Following the wonderfully generous donation to Garin College from Nancy May Black (known as Twinkle to most) the College is privileged to announce the availability of a number of scholarships for the 2018 academic year.

Applications are encouraged from those students who are able to demonstrate outstanding potential in academic , sporting, cultural, leadership and faith based activities and also those in need of financial support to attend the College.

Criteria

Applications are invited from new students to Garin College who meet the normal entrance requirements and existing students currently demonstrating outstanding performance in a relevant discipline.

  • Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.
  • Applications must be accompanied by copies of recent school reports, results and certificates. A copy of the Students NZ Birth Certificate or current passport showing NZ permanent residency is required.
  • Scholarship holders will be expected to participate in the wider life of Garin College including sports, arts and service and to represent Garin at relevant events and competitions.
  • Scholarships are reviewed by the college Principal mid-year and at the end of each year with cancellation of a scholarship possible if the agreed goals for the year have not been met.

2018 Scholarships

Catholic Character Scholarships    are available for students who with their family actively participate in their local Catholic parish. Successful applicants will be expected to demonstrate their commitment to the Catholic ethos and service at Garin through their leadership and involvement in activities on campus and in the wider Catholic community. The scholarship will cover all regular attendance fees at the College including uniform, curricular donations, associated learning and the Catholic School Board fee. Consideration will also be given to a percentage of Boarding Fees where applicable.

Academic Scholarships    are available to top achieving students who demonstrate outstanding academic potential. Successful applicants will be expected to be involved in the wider life of the college through service, sport, the arts or leadership. The scholarship will cover all regular attendance fees at the College including uniform, curricular donations, associated learning and the Catholic School Board fee. Consideration will also be given to a percentage of Boarding Fees where applicable.

Sporting Scholarships  are available to elite athletes who have been selected for a representative team or who have had outstanding success as an individual at regional or national level. Successful applicants will be expected to be fully involved in Garin sports programmes or teams demonstrating a commitment to both their individual sport and the wider sporting culture within the college. The scholarship will cover all regular attendance fees at the College including uniform, curricular donations, associated learning and the Catholic School Board fee. Consideration will also be given to a percentage of Boarding Fees where applicable.

Arts and Performing Arts Scholarships     are available to applicants who can demonstrate exceptional potential in their chosen discipline. Successful applicants will be expected to be involved in Garin cultural and/or musical programmes including representing Garin in competitions and exhibitions. The applicant’s work ethic must extend across their academic studies and will demonstrate ability to self-manage time and commitment. The scholarship will cover all regular attendance fees at the College including uniform, curricular donations, associated learning and the Catholic School Board fee. . Consideration will also be given to a percentage of Boarding Fees where applicable.

Financial Scholarships   are available to applicants whose family for financial reasons would otherwise be unable to meet the costs of attending Garin College. Financial need is a pre-requisite for these scholarships and evidence of this will be required. The scholarship will cover all regular attendance fees at the College including uniform, curricular donations, associated learning and the Catholic School Board fee. Consideration will also be given to a percentage of Boarding Fees where applicable.

St Peter Chanel    and Parklands School    Scholarships, Motueka, are available for pupils currently attending these school (one scholarship for each school). These scholarships will cover all regular attendance fees at the College including uniform, curricular donations, associated learning and the Catholic Schools Board fee.

These scholarships will be awarded using information provided with the application and, if shortlisted, following an interview.

For further information and for a scholarship application form, please contact Shona Erasmuson, Ph 543 9493 or email shonaerasmuson@cloud.garincollege.ac.nz

All applications must be submitted by the closing date of Friday 25 August 2017.