Year 13 Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarship for 2022

November 17, 2021
Please be advised that the Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarship for 2022 is now open for applicants from Year 13.   You may like to pass this information onto your Year 13 students.
Applications close on 4 February 2022.  The link below can be used by anyone who would like to learn more about the scholarship and to apply.

PURPOSE

The Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships are provided annually by Heartland Bank under the auspices of Freemasons New Zealand and are administered by The Freemasons Charity. These scholarships are to assist family members of Freemasons, who are current Year 13 students and are active in their communities. This year, three Scholarships of $6,000.00 each will be available, one per Division of Freemasons New Zealand.  The Divisions are geographical – Northern, Central and Southern.

CRITERIA

Applicants for the scholarships must be a child, grandchild, great grandchild, niece or nephew of a Freemason (or have some Freemason connection) and must:

1. Have a good academic record having just completed study at secondary school and progressing to first year tertiary education.

2. Be a New Zealand citizen or hold permanent New Zealand residency; and

3. Demonstrate good citizenship and be involved in some form of community activity.

4. Submit a 100-word essay on “How this award will assist me in achieving my academic goals.”

5. If successful utilise funds in furthering individual education.

6. Be able to attend a Divisional presentation. (Future events may be impacted by Covid-19 Alert Levels)

The Scholarships will be awarded without regard to gender, ethnic background, creed or age. Family association with Freemasonry is a requirement for the award of this scholarship.

Freemasons have a tradition of caring for their community and will assist those who contribute back to the community.

SELECTION

A Selection Committee is appointed in each Division consisting of one or more persons. All applicants will be advised of the outcome of their application by 31 March 2022.  The Committee will have regard not only to the academic ability of the candidates and to referees’ reports, but also to their character and citizenship, and will look for evidence of involvement in the cultural and/or sporting life of the community or campus.

APPLICATIONS

The application form must be lodged by the applicant with Freemasons New Zealand by 4 February 2022.  You can submit this application form ahead of that date and you will be contacted in January / February 2022 to upload your Year 13 exam results.

Kind regards

Charity Administration

The Freemasons Charity