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Royal New Zealand Navy

The Royal New Zealand Navy (RNZN) Scholarship was established in 2009 as a replacement to the Blackpool Scholarship. The purpose of the RNZN scholarship is to support a school leaver in their first year of tertiary study.

Scholarship details

The scholarship is available to be awarded annually for 5 years. The current value of the scholarship is $5,000 per year.

The scholarship may be awarded to more than one candidate each year, in this case the $5,000 would be split between the candidates.

If there's only one recipient the scholarship may be paid out in 2 separate amounts during the year of receipt; the first at the commencement of the course of study and the second halfway through the course of study.

The award shall not be granted if any of the candidates do not meet the required standards.

Eligibility and criteria for the scholarship

The eligibility checklist is on the back of the application form.

When to apply

Nominations close at 4pm on 30 October each year. 
Make your application through your school using this Navy Scholarship Application Form [PDF, 217 KB]