Dr Russell Smith Memorial Scholarship


This scholarship supports students at the University of Canterbury who are blind or have a significant visual impairment. The scholarship, along with the Marian D'Eve Memorial Scholarship, was established in 2009 by the family of Russell Smith and Marian D'Eve. Applications are accepted only in even-numbered years.

The online application system will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date.

Apply on-line


Full-time students who are blind or who have a significant visual impairment.

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). Postgraduate. Undergraduate. Domestic Students. International Students. Those With Disabilities.


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.