Victoria University of Wellington is offering A K Elliot memorial scholarship. Scholarship is available for students who enrolled as masters or PhD students undertaking a research degree in Library and Information Studies. The value of the award will be determined after consideration of the income from the fund. The application deadline is 01 November 2017.

This A K Elliot Memorial Scholarship arises from a bequest under the Will of Miss Agnes King Elliot, former President of the New Zealand Library Association, who died in 1982. To help students conduct research in the field of librarianship.


Scholarship Type

Scholarships for the students conduct in Library and Information Studies.


Eligible Fields of Study

Scholarship is available for Masters or PhD program.


Value of Award

Victoria University is awarding 1 award to the students.

The scholarship by Victoria University is only for the specified year.

The scholarship amount is up to $5,000.

Applicant Eligibility Criteria

The scholarship shall be open to candidates who: in the year of tenure will be enrolled as Masters or PhD students undertaking a research degree in Library and Information Studies; and intend to pursue a research topic in the field of Librarianship in New Zealand. In making the award the panel may take into consideration academic and professional Librarianship performance and such other factors as in their judgment are important in library work in New Zealand.

Scholarship is available only for New Zealand students.

Selection criteria: Applicants shall be selected for interview on their academic and professional Librarianship record. The award will be made by the Vice Chancellor and the Director of Library and Information Studies or their nominees. The panel may, if it thinks fit, make no award in any one year, and may then supplement the award or make an additional award in any subsequent year.



How to Apply

Applicants will be asked to complete all documentation included in the application form.


Scholarship Application Deadline: The application deadline is 01 November 2017.

Application Form

Further Information and Application