Summer Studentships

2021-22 Summer Students

Posted by on 16 December 2021

These scholarships are awarded to support high achieving University students to do an ageing focused research project over the 10 week summer break. The aim is not only to achieve high quality worthwhile research, but also to enable these students to gain valuable skills, by working with experienced researchers, who supervise these projects. Due to the generosity of our sponsors, we have been able to award four Summer Scholarships

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2020-21 Summer Students

Posted by on 8 January 2021

These scholarships are awarded to support high achieving University students to do an ageing focused research project over the 10 week summer break. The aim is not only to achieve high quality worthwhile research, but also to enable these students to gain valuable skills, by working with experienced researchers, who supervise these projects. Due to the generosity of our sponsors, we have been able to award 2 Summer Scholarships.

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2019-20 Summer Students

Posted by on 5 December 2019

These scholarships are awarded to support high achieving University students to do an ageing focused research project over the 10 week summer break. The aim is not only to achieve high quality worthwhile research, but also to enable these students to gain valuable skills, by working with experienced researchers, who supervise these projects. Due to the generosity of our sponsors, we have been able to award 3 Summer Scholarships to the University of Auckland and for the first time, we also have 2 Summer scholars from the University of Canterbury

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2018-19 Summer Students

Posted by on 15 October 2018

These scholarships are awarded to support high achieving students at Auckland University with an ageing focused research project, over the 10 week summer break.

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2017-18 Summer Students

Posted by on 11 December 2017

These $6000 scholarships are awarded to support high achieving students at Auckland University with an ageing focused research project, over the 10 week summer break.

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2016-17 Summer Students

Posted by on 7 November 2016

Since 1995 the HOPE Foundation has awarded 35 Summer Studentships. Last year the title was changed to Summer Scholarships and the grant increased to $5500 per student. These scholarships are designed to encourage undergraduate students, showing promise as researchers, to undertake research projects during their summer break. The hope is that when they graduate they will undertake research based post graduate studies. These scholarships are in addition to the 63 scholarships we have awarded to post graduate students since our inception.

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2015-16 Summer Students

Posted by on 19 July 2016

The cornerstone funding from the Selwyn Foundation plus additional grants from Family Trusts have enabled us to extend our grants to a record number of nine scholarships and two summer studentships.

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2014-15 Summer Students

Posted by on 1 December 2014

The cornerstone funding from the Selwyn Foundation plus additional grants from Family Trusts have enabled us to extend our grants to researchers in 2015. Specifically this has meant one extra Scholar for the Universities of Auckland and Massey plus for the first time a grant to a University of Canterbury Scholar.

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2013-14 Summer Students

Posted by on 3 November 2014

This year the Summer Students’ presentation followed the AGM of the NZAG held on Monday, 19th August at Massey University Albany. Joan-Mary Longcroft, Linda Snell and I attended from the Friends Committee. We particularly enjoyed meeting the two students and seeing their presentations. 

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2012-13 Summer Students

Posted by on 3 November 2013

The cornerstone funding from the Selwyn Foundation plus additional grants from Family Trusts have enabled us to grant a number of summer studentships.

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