The Lester Fund is provided by the income from a bequest received in 1967 under the will of the late Charles William Lester. Its purpose is to assist master's degree students who have incurred heavy expenses in research. For a definition of "research-related expenses" with regard to this fund, see the Scholarships glossary.
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The fund is used to assist candidates for master's degrees who have incurred heavy personal research related expenses and who are not in receipt of any other financial assistance towards those expenses. Claims can be considered only for expenses incurred by the closing date for applications.
- Closing Dates
31 Mar 2018
30 Sep 2018
How to apply for this scholarship
You may apply through this webpage approximately
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.
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