Do you wish to pursue an education in New Zealand? Good news! A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship is currently ongoing an education at Lincoln University. In this article, we will discuss more about the scholarship, its worth, eligibility and application process.
A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship is offered for Master’s degree in the field of Economics. The scholarship is provided by Lincoln University, New Zealand. The scholarship is offered to a student studying a Master’s degree in any area of economics including economic policy at the Lincoln University in New Zealand.
Lincoln University is a New Zealand university that was created in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury. The university was founded in 1878 and it is the oldest agricultural teaching institution in the Southern Hemisphere.
The university remains the smallest university in New Zealand by enrolment and one of the eight public universities. Lincoln University’s campus is based on 50 ha (120 acres) of land located about 15 km (9 mi) outside the city of Christchurch, in Lincoln, Canterbury.
In 2018, Lincoln University had 2695 Equivalent Full Time Students (EFTS) and 633 full-time equivalent staff which include 188 Academic, 135 Administration and Support, 65 Research and Technical, 273 Farms and Operational. The university is a member of the Euroleague for Life Sciences.
The university’s history can be traced in 1878 as the School of Agriculture of Canterbury University College, opening in July 1880. By 1885 it had 56 students, 32 of them in residence, and all classes were held in the main building that was later known as Ivey Hall.
The teaching staff included the head of the school William Ivey who taught Agriculture, George Gray who taught Chemistry and Physics, who remained on staff until 1915, Eric Manley Clarke (mathematics, surveying, and book-keeping; son of the English geodesist Alexander Ross Clarke), and part-time lecturer Thomas Hill (Veterinary Science).
However, the New Zealand Tertiary Education Commission’s first Performance Based Research Fund rating exercise in 2003 equivalent to the United Kingdom’s Research Assessment Exercise rated the quality of Lincoln University’s research at sixth place.
Lincoln University also received the highest percentage increase in research funding. For 2017/18 the university’s ranking is 319, released by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings. The university also has QS Five Stars rating.
The university rates in the top 50 in the fields of Agriculture and Forestry (39th), and also Hospitality and Leisure Management (48th). Lincoln University is rated in the 401–500th bracket according to the 2017 Times Higher Education (THE) world university rankings.
Worth of A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship
All successful candidates of A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship is offered one scholarship value of NZ$1200.
Eligibility for A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship
- To be qualified for A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship, applications are invited from any student intending to, or currently studying for a Masters degree in any area of economics including economic policy.
- Full time and part time students are qualified for A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship.
- New Zealand citizens, permanent residents and international students are also qualified for A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship.
- You must display excellent academic merit to be eligible for A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship.
- Note that current Scholarship holders may reapply in a following year.
How to Apply for A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship
If you are interested in A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship and you are eligible for the scholarship, visit the university’s official website.
Application Deadline for A C Rayner Memorial Scholarship
The application deadline for the scholarship is May 22, 2022.
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