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Kia Ora Foundation Patricia Pratt Scholarship

This scholarship is currently under review and applications are not currently being accepted from candidates.  We will  update the website once a decision on future funding has been made

A scholarship for overseas postgraduate study in classical musical performance, including conducting.

This scholarship has been established by Annette Campbell-White in memory of her mother, Patricia Pratt.

Funding for the scholarship is made available through the Kia Ora Foundation founded by Annette Campbell-White for educational purposes.

The purpose of the Kia Ora Foundation Patricia Pratt Scholarship is to assist outstanding New Zealand musical performers who have completed the equivalent of an honours degree in any field of musical performance in New Zealand to continue their musical development at a renowned international music school or conservatorium. The scholarship will be awarded for classical music performance including vocal or instrumental performance or conducting.


Applicants will be New Zealand citizens. Applicants may apply from outside New Zealand but must have resided in New Zealand for at least three of the last five years immediately preceding the year of selection. Applicants will have recently completed the requirements for an honours degree in musical performance at a New Zealand university (or an equivalent musical qualification).

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The scholarship is available for up to two years according to the course of study. Continuation of the scholarship for a second year is dependent on a positive progress report from the institution where the scholar is studying and on approval from the Kia Ora Foundation.

Funds available for the scholarship are up to NZ$ 70,000 per annum.