School of Music Creative and Media Production Scholarship

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Closing date: 31/10/2019   

Focus
Creative Media Production Scholarship

Level of Study
Undergraduate

Purpose
Provide support to a promising applicant in preparation for a career in creative media production industries, specifically Film and TV, Games, Animation and VFX, Creative Technologies, and Producing and Directing.

Value and Tenure
The award is valued to a maximum of $10,000 and is to be used to contribute to the tuition fees of the Bachelor of Creative Media Production. The recipient will use the award against their fees for the first year of study, but in instances where the recipient is eligible for New Zealand Government Fees Free, the scholarship will be deferred to fees for their second and third years of study.

For a recipient who is not eligible for Fees Free in their first year of study, the payment terms will be as follows:
•A payment will be made directly into the scholarship awardee’s fees account by the Scholarships Office after the official withdrawal date of each semester for tuition fees, up to a maximum allocation as follows: $3,334 in the first year; $3,333 in second year; $3,333 in the third year.

For a recipient who is eligible for Fees Free in their first year of study, the payment terms will be as follows:
•A payment will be made directly into the scholarship awardee’s fees account by the Scholarships Office after the official withdrawal date of each semester for tuition fees, up to a maximum allocation as follows: $5,000 in the second year; $5,000 in the third year.

Typical Number on Offer
One

Eligibility
The scholarship is only available to a New Zealand citizen or resident.
All applicants must be intending to enrol:
•for full-time (minimum of 105 credits) study
•in the first year (i.e. 100 level) of the Bachelor of Creative Media Production programme
•at the Massey University Wellington campus.

The award recipients must also meet the University admission requirements

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Selection Criteria
1.Academic Excellence and evidence of creative potential demonstrated by:

Formal academic achievements: School leaver applicants must have attained an NCEA Level 2 certificate in Year12 (or the equivalent in Cambridge International Examinations (CIE) or International Baccalaureate (IB), or overseas qualification).
Non-school leaver applicants must be able to document academic achievements that are comparable with those required of school leaver applicants at University Entrance or similar.

2.Evidence of creative potential:

All applicants must submit a digital portfolio of existing works, which provides an opportunity to demonstrate their creative potential and commitment. Applicants should also provide a written statement exploring a set topic prepared annually by the Selection Committee.

In making their decisions, the Selection Committee will evaluate applicants’ creative potential as well their response to the written statement.

Selection Panel
The Selection Committee will be comprised of three staff of the College of Creative Arts, including at least two Creative Media Production staff. The scholarship shall be awarded on the recommendation of the Selection Committee. The Selection Committee has the right to refrain from making an award in the event of there being no suitable applicants of sufficient merit and their decision is final.

Conditions of the Scholarship

The awardee will be required to sign a simple contract setting out the obligations associated with accepting this scholarship, which are:
•To be enrolled full-time in the Bachelor of Creative Media Production.
•To abide by the rules and regulations of Massey University.
•To maintain good academic standing throughout their study.
•To advise the Programme Leader of Creative Media Production immediately of any withdrawal from full-time study in the Bachelor of Creative Media Production.
•To notify Massey University promptly of any change of address, telephone number or bank account details.

Closing Date
31 October

How to apply for a scholarship
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