Chrystabel L Aitken Scholarship for Fine Arts


The scholarship supports students in the School of Fine Arts who face financial challenges that would prevent them from considering entry to tertiary education. It was established in 2005 from an endowment under the will of Chrystabel Laurene McArthur, the artist known as Chrystabel Aitken (1904-2005).

Applications are now open. Apply on-line



Applicants must be NZ citizens or holders of NZ residence class visas.
Applicants must have applied to enrol full-time at the University in their first year of a programme for an undergraduate degree in Fine Arts.

1 year
Closing Dates
31 Jan 2020

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. Prospective Students. Undergraduate. Domestic Students. Financial Hardship. Fine Arts.


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.