The representative body for New Zealand’s eight universities.
The New Zealand Vice-Chancellors' Committee website.
The funds for this scholarship are provided by the income from a bequest made to the University of New Zealand in 1907 by Daniel O'Sullivan, a farmer from Pleasant Point, Canterbury. The scholarship is available to students of the Roman Catholic Faith who will attend Medical School at either the University of Auckland or the University of Otago.
Applicants must be:
Candidates entered in a Health Sciences First Year (Otago) or BSc Biomedical Science (Auckland) degree or whatever course these universities deem is first year of a medical degree are therefore eligible to apply. Should they subsequently not continue with medicine, the Scholarship will be withdrawn.
$600 per annum for up to the minimum time it takes to complete a medical degree (five years).
One scholarship awarded each year.