The representative body for New Zealand’s eight universities.
The New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee website.
The Girdlers' Scholarship is for undergraduate study at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge University.
The Worshipful Company of Girdlers has had an association with New Zealand since 1933 and in 1952 resolved to set part of its income aside for the purpose of a scholarship to enable distinguished New Zealand school students to undertake a degree course at either Oxford or Cambridge. It is now specifically Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.
To be eligible for a Girdlers’ Scholarship a candidate must:
The value of the award is some £32,000 per annum, which is intended to cover university and college fees, and some living expenses.
One scholarship is awarded every year.
1 December at 5pm (NZ time)
Candidates are expected to have researched the options for their chosen field of study and to have a definite choice of degree programme included as part of their application. Please refer to the Corpus Christi subject website.
Frequently Asked Questions for undergraduate scholarships tenable overseas.
IMPORTANT: Any candidate who has applied directly to any constituent College of the University of Cambridge and been rejected will be ineligible for further consideration by the Girdlers’ Scholarship Selection Committee.