Scholarships

 

In recognising that our parent community work very hard to be able to send their daughters to Craighead, we constantly look for ways to support our families, through offering some scholarships for 2018 and beyond. We are very grateful to our Old Girls, Boards of Trustees and Proprietors and friends of the school, in providing a range of scholarships which help assist our increasingly diverse school community or provide an avenue to follow a particular passion.

Scholarships are categorised under Academic or Activities, see the brief overview below. Criteria for each scholarship is accessed in the drop down menus with a generic application form that can be completed for any one of these scholarships.

Scholarships available through Craighead:

Scholarships available outside Craighead:

♦ Organisation and Name of Scholarship: St John’s Trust Board Anglican Student Support Fund

Details: The Anglican Student Support Fund – For many years The St John’s College Trust Board has provided scholarships for children attending Anglican Schools throughout Aotearoa, New Zealand to ensure children can continue their education in situations where parents/guardians have encountered unexpected financial difficulties.

Available to: Any Year level student

For further information and How to Apply: http://www.sjctb.co.nz/scholarships

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♦ Organisation and Name of Scholarship: The Henry & William Williams Memorial Trust Scholarship

Details: Application form has all the information, criteria and how to apply

Available to: Any Year level Boarding student of Maori descent

How to Apply: To complete an application form – Click here

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Scholarships available through Craighead:

Board of Trustees Scholarships

PURPOSE

This scholarship is to enable a student to benefit from the environment at Craighead by achieving to her potential in keeping with the School’s Mission Statement.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING

Two Terms’ Parent Contribution will be paid annually for three years.

CRITERIA

  • Applicants must be in Year 8 entering Craighead the following year as a Year 9 Daygirl or a Boarder.
  • Applicants must be on the enrolled list for the following year.
  • Contribution to previous school in sport, culture and leadership will be taken into account, together with academic ability and qualities of character.
  • The scholarship is subject to the annual review of a recipient’s progress.
  • Church affiliation and financial need may also be taken into consideration. Parents should inform the Board where the latter is applicable by way of a covering letter.

SELECTION

The decision to award the scholarship is at the discretion of the Principal and will be made by the Principal, the Deputy Principals and the Chairperson of the Board of Trustees.  The recipient will be announced 3 September 2017.

APPLICATIONS

Should be made on the generic application form and then placed in a sealed envelope and either handed in to the School Office or posted to The Secretary, Board of Trustees, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 but to be received no later than 28 August 2017.

Board of Proprietors' Scholarship

PURPOSE

This scholarship is to enable a student to study at Craighead, while benefiting from the environment of the Boarding House.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING

One Term’s Boarding House Fees will be paid annually for three years.

CRITERIA

  • Applicants must be in Year 8 entering Craighead the following year as a Year 9 Boarder.
  • The Scholarship will cease if the recipient ceases to be a Boarder.
  • Applicants must be on the enrolled list for the following year.
  • Student’s contribution to previous school in sport, culture and leadership will be taken into account, together with academic ability and qualities of character.
  • The scholarship is subject to the annual review of a recipient’s progress.
  • Church affiliation and financial need may also be taken into consideration. Parents should inform the Board where the latter is applicable with a covering letter.

SELECTION

The decision to award the scholarship is at the discretion of the Principal and will be made by the Principal, the Deputy Principals and the Chairperson of the Board of Proprietors.  The recipient will be announced 3 September 2017

APPLICATIONS

Should be made on the enclosed form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either handed  in to the School Office or posted to The Secretary, Board of Proprietors, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910, but to be received no later 28 August 2017.

Rooney Scholarships

Purpose

This scholarship is to enable 2 (two) Day students to enter Year 9 in support of families who may not be in a position to afford an education at Craighead without financial assistance.

Scholarship Funding

100% of School Fees for 3 years, excluding extras.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be on the enrolled list for the following year.
  • The Scholarship will cease if the recipient ceases to be a Daygirl
  • The Scholarship is subject to annual reviews of the recipient’s progress.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship is at the discretion of the Principal, and will be made by the Principal, Miss Natalie Rooney and the Deputy Principals.  The recipient will be announced 3 September 2017.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Principal, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 28 August 2017.

Helen Judge Year 9 Academic Scholarship

Purpose

This is a General Excellence scholarship awarded to a student entering Year 9 who shows ability in a number of school-related areas, including leadership potential. The student’s contribution to previous school will be taken into account, together with academic ability and qualities of character.

Scholarship Funding

$1 000 ($500 pa for 2 years). Reviewable annually and contingent on the recipient continuing to meet the agreed standards.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be on the enrolled list for the following year.
  • The Scholarship is subject to annual reviews of the recipient’s progress.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship will be made by the Principal and a panel of representatives from the Old Girls Association. The recipient will be announced the year prior to the Scholarship being taken up.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Principal, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 30 October.

Helen Judge Year 11 Academic Scholarship

Purpose

To reward a Year 11 student who has already made a contribution to the life of the School and shown a commitment to taking responsibility for her own academic learning.

Scholarship Funding

$1 500 ($500 pa for 3 years). Reviewable annually and contingent on the recipient continuing to meet the agreed standards.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be on the enrolled list for the following year.
  • The Scholarship is subject to annual reviews of the recipient’s progress.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship will be made by the Principal and a panel of representatives from the Old Girls Association. The recipient will be announced t Prize-giving at the end of the year prior to the Scholarship being taken up.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Principal, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 30 October.

Old Girls' Year 9 Sporting Scholarship

Purpose

To support a Year 9 student to take up a sporting opportunity that would not otherwise be available to her. This may be in the form of playing a new sport or to extend herself in a sport in which she already shows promise.

Scholarship Funding

$1 000 ($500 pa for 2 years). Reviewable annually and contingent on the recipient continuing to meet the agreed standards.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be on the enrolled list for the following year.
  • The Scholarship is subject to annual reviews of the recipient’s progress.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship will be made by the Principal and a panel of representatives from the Old Girls Association. The recipient will be announced the year prior to the Scholarship being taken up.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Principal, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 30 October.

Old Girls' Year 11 Sporting Scholarship

Purpose

To support or recognise a Year 11 student who is excelling in her chosen sport.

Scholarship Funding

$1 500 ($500 pa for 3 years). Reviewable annually and contingent on the recipient continuing to meet the agreed standards.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be on the enrolled list for the following year.
  • The Scholarship is subject to annual reviews of the recipient’s progress.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship will be made by the Principal and a panel of representatives from the Old Girls Association. The recipient will be announced at Prize-giving at the end of the year prior to the Scholarship being taken up.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Principal, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 30 October.

Netball Scholarship

 Purpose

To support a Senior Netball player at Craighead Diocesan School

Scholarship Funding

  • This Scholarship is awarded for a two year term.
  • The Scholarship award equates to one terms Day school fees (i.e. 2016 = $1150.00) and is funded by the following sponsors, every alternate year: Glass Specialists (Timaru) Limited for 2017-2018 season, and then Gill and Gordon Handy for 2018-2019 to complete a two year term.
  • Scholarship is announced at the end of year Prize-giving
  • Funds will be paid directly to the student’s school account by the sponsor (extras are not included i.e. meals or field trips etc)
  • If the scholarship is awarded jointly the funding will be split in half.

Criteria

All applicants must demonstrate that they will:

  • Have the potential to become a member of the Senior A Netball Team
  • Demonstrate a high level of commitment to Netball, along with a sound skill base and positive attitude
  • Be available for all Senior A Team practices, games and fixtures (Injury will be taken on a case by case basis)
  • Adhere to the Craighead Fair Play criteria at all times

Selection

  • The decision of whom to award the Scholarship to will be decided by the Principal and the Senior A Netball Coach. Decisions, once made, will not be open to appeal. (To avoid any sort of conflict of interest no Netball Committee member will be party to the decision making due to the committee being made up of parent members)

Applications

  • Applications are open to Year 11 and 12 students
  • Applicants should apply using the application form completed in their own handwriting
  • Applications can either be handed in or posted to: The Principal, Netball Scholarship Application, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910, but to be received no later than 13 November.

Mary Louisa Cartwright Cultural Year 9 Scholarship

 Purpose

To support a Year 9 student to take up a cultural opportunity that would not otherwise be available to her. This may be in the form of learning a new instrument/participating in a new cultural group or to extend herself in an area in which she already shows promise.

Scholarship Funding

$1 000 ($500 pa for 2 years). Reviewable annually and contingent on the recipient continuing to meet the agreed standards.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be on the enrolled list for the following year.
  • The Scholarship is subject to annual reviews of the recipient’s progress.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship will be made by the Principal and a panel of representatives from the Old Girls Association. The recipient will be announced the year prior to the Scholarship being taken up.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Principal, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 30 October.

Mary Louisa Cartwright Cultural Year 11 Scholarship

 Purpose

To reward a Year 11 student who has already made a contribution to the cultural life of the School and/or has excelled in her chosen area of cultural performance.

Scholarship Funding

$1 500 ($500 pa for 3 years). Reviewable annually and contingent on the recipient continuing to meet the agreed standards.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be on the enrolled list for the following year.
  • The Scholarship is subject to annual reviews of the recipient’s progress.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship will be made by the Principal and a panel of representatives from the Old Girls Association. The recipient will be announced at Prize-giving at the end of the year prior to the Scholarship being taken up.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Principal, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 30 October.

Richard Rayward Flying Scholarship

Purpose

To be awarded annually to one student presently studying at Craighead to enable her to undertake flying lessons which might lead to her being able to qualify for solo flight.

Scholarship Funding

This scholarship results from a trust fund established by Mr Richard Rayward, former Chairman and long serving member of the Board of Proprietors at Craighead.

Criteria

  • Student currently studying at Craighead.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship is made by Mr Richard Rayward, Deputy Principal and the Principal. The recipient is announced at the end of year Prize-giving.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Principal, Richard Rayward Flying Scholarship, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 13 November.

Maryann Ogden Scholarship

 Purpose

The Maryann Ogden Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to senior students travelling overseas to enhance their second language studies.

Scholarship Funding

A cheque will be made payable to the successful student when confirmation of her flight bookings has been received by the School.  When a student does not participate in the proposed trip the money will be returned to the Board of Proprietors and reinvested with the fund.

Definition

  • Second language maens a language other than English
  • The Scholarship is awarded to individual students, not to students travelling as part of a Craighead School group

Criteria

  • Student to be studying a second language for NCEA at Craighead Diocesan School
  • have a proven commitment to language study
  • be required to demonstrate how they will benefit from the experience
  • be continuing their second language studies on their return to School

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship will be made by a selection panel made up of the Chairman of the Board of Proprietors, the Head of Languages and the Principal. The panel’s decision will be final and in its sole judgement. The recipient will be announced at the end of year Prize-giving.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Principal, Maryann Ogden Scholarship, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 13 November.

Carroll Benge Music Scholarship

Purpose

This Scholarship is provided from a legacy to the School by Mrs Carroll Benge, former Principal of Craighead Diocesan School.  The Scholarship is to enable a student to continue with her music studies, while a Boarder at Craighead.

Scholarship Funding

This scholarship is held for one year only. Accounts for up to $500 may be forwarded to the School for payment in the year for which the scholarship is given. The funds may be used for music tuition fees, music books or music examination entry fees.

Criteria

  • Applicants must be a Boarder in Year 7 to Year 12 and must be intending to return to Craighead in the year in which the Scholarship will be received
  • The Scholarship will cease if the recipient ceases to be a Boarder in the year of the award.
  • The award is made based on a performance at the Music Cup held each year at Craighead. The adjudicator is to consider performance primarily, and potential as a secondary factor.
  • A student may not be re-awarded this Scholarship.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship is at the discretion of the Principal and will be made by the Adjudicator in consultation with the Teacher in Charge of Music.  The recipient will be announced on the evening of the Music Cup and included at the end of year Prize-giving. 

Applications

Should be made on this application form (click here) and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Teacher in Charge of Music, Carroll Benge Music Scholarship, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , the week before the date of the Music Cup in term 4, 2017.

Susan Lynne Williams Scholarship

Purpose

To be awarded to one or more students at senior level (Year 11 and above) in the School who are returning to school in the following year, to take part in an extra-curricular activity which may promote independence, creativity, leadership and /or adventure.

Scholarship Funding

The level of financial assistance may vary. The number of scholarships awarded annually will be left to the discretion of the selection panel. The number of scholarship(s) awarded annually will ensure that the award is of significant value to the recipient(s).

Criteria

  • Student applicants must be Year 11 and above
  • The Scholarship must be undertaken the following year
  • The Scholarship may be awarded retrospectively for an activity a student has taken part in earlier in the year of the award.
  • Contribution to the school in sport, culture and leadership will be taken into account, together with qualities of character such as self discipline and willingness to work within the parameters of the School’s rules and towards the School’s ideals.
  • Indicators of the type of activities may include:
    • Spirit of Adventure voyages
    • Outward Bound
    • Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award journeys
    • Drama, Dance or Music opportunities
    • Conservation or social action pogrammes with needy causes
    • Exchange programmes
    • Other individual sport/cultural/community opportunities.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship is at the discretion of the Principal and will be made by the Principal, the Deputy Principal and the Chairman of the Board of Proprietors, or his nominee. The recipient will be announced at Prize-giving at the end of the year.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to The Principal, Susan Lynne Williams Scholarship, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 13 November.

Year 13 Scholarship

 Purpose

This Scholarship is provided by funds raised from Year 13 Leavers’ Balls.  The Scholarship is to reward a student who has already made a contribution to the life of the School and shown a commitment to taking responsibility for her own academic learning.  The scholarship is to enable her to complete her schooling at Craighead, while preparing for tertiary studies.

Scholarship Funding

One Term’s Parent Contribution and Attendance Dues will be paid. 

Criteria

  • Student applicants must have successfully completed Year 12 at Craighead the previous year and be intending to undertake tertiary studies when they leave school.
  • Previous contribution to the life of the School in sport, culture and leadership will all be taken into account, together with academic achievement in NCEA, academic potential and qualities of character.
  • Financial need may also be taken into consideration. Parents should inform the Board where the latter is applicable.

Selection

The decision to award the Scholarship is at the discretion of the Principal and will be made by the Principal, the Deputy Principal and the Chairman of the Parents’ and Friends’ Association.  The recipient is announced at the Commissioning Service in February each year.

Applications

Should be made on the generic application form, following receipt of the NCEA Level 2 results, and placed in a sealed envelope. Applications can be either be handed in or posted to the Deputy Principal, Mr Wayne Pahl, Year 13 Scholarship, Craighead Diocesan School, Wrights Ave, Timaru 7910 , but to be received no later than 5 February 2018.