Freemasons University Scholarships


Freemasonry as it exists today, was formed almost 300 years ago. Through the benevolent funds of individual Lodges, as well as the Grand Lodge of New Zealand Fund of Benevolence, it provides for both local and national needs. This assistance ranges from contributions to food banks, grants to victims of flood and other natural disasters, grants and scholarships to tertiary students, provision of equipment for emergency services and assistance towards the equipping of community facilities.
The purpose of the Freemasons University Scholarships is to assist able students complete their university education in their chosen field.

Applications open 1 July 2017:
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Available each year to students who are NZ Citizens who demonstrate good citizenship and show leadership potential entering their final year of a full-time course of study in:

(a) a Bachelor's degree, or
(b) a Graduate Diploma, or
(c) a Bachelor's degree with Honours, or
(d) a Postgraduate Diploma, or
(e) the first year of a Master's degree.

1 year
Closing Dates
01 Oct 2018

How to apply for this scholarship

You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.

However, if the scholarship is managed by Universities NZ or another department of the University an External Website link will appear below and application instructions will be available through that link.


Application required only. General (any College). Honours. Postgraduate. Undergraduate. Domestic Students.


While every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct, applicants are advised to check the application forms and regulations for eligibility criteria, scholarship value and tenure, and closing dates.