Alison MacGibbon Fund


This fund was instituted in 1974 by Mrs A MacGibbon in memory of her husband, William Smith MacGibbon to be used to assist students who would not otherwise be able to continue with University Studies.

A number of grants are available each year to students commencing or continuing their studies who may not normally be able to do so due to financial hardship.

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For a student who would otherwise by reason of their financial circumstances be unable to commence or continue studies at the University of Canterbury, or be seriously handicapped in doing so.

1 year
Closing Dates
31 Mar 2021

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). Undergraduate. Domestic Students. Financial Hardship. International 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.