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BayTrust Bruce Cronin Scholarship

Bruce Cronin was the first manager of BayTrust serving from 1996 to 2014.

This scholarship has been established to recognise his service to the people of the Bay of Plenty.


Applicants must have links to the BayTrust geographical area. This area is shown on the BayTrust website

Applicants will be eligible if they were born in, or attended school in, or have whakapapa back to the area.

Value, number and tenure

The value of each award is $5,000.

Up to two scholarships are awarded each year.

The scholarship is to support postgraduate study at masters or doctoral level at a New Zealand university.

Opening date

1 October

Closing Date

1 February for tenure in the same year.

To Apply

Decisions Made

A selection committee will be convened by Universities NZ; the committee will included a Trustee of BayTrust.

Their decsion will be made as soon as possible after the closing date for applications.