April 2023

BGS NZ 2023 Alumni Scholarship Applications Open -- 24 April to 16 May 2023


Scholarship Programme

The New Zealand Alumni Chapter and Beta Gamma Sigma Global Headquarters have partnered to award one BGS NZ member with a $1000 scholarship. This scholarship is offered to members who are pursuing further education to ignite change in their communities and beyond.

2023 Scholarship Applications

To apply for the BGS New Zealand 2023 Alumni Scholarship, you are required to complete the BGS International online scholarship application form.

Personal Essay

Within the application form you are required to submit a personal essay (limited to 600 words), answering the following questions:

1. Why should you be selected for a Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) Alumni Chapter Scholarship?

2. Briefly describe how this scholarship fund would benefit you and your ongoing academic pursuits?

3. Name any additional activities and honours that you have received or been a part of?

4. BGS emphasises giving back to our communities. What are some ways that you have given back to your community? How have you incorporated giving back into your activities?

Application guidelines

The following guidelines apply to the application:

·      Only one application per person is permitted.

·      Applications must be applicants' own original work.

·      All applications must be in English.

·      The personal essay is limited to 600 words. Applications exceeding the 600 word limit will be disqualified.

·      The details of the scholarship recipient will be published on the BGS New Zealand Alumni Chapter website and through our social media platforms.


·      Is a current member of Beta Gamma Sigma New Zealand.

·      Is studying during the 2023-2024 academic year at either AUT or UoA.

·      Is willing to work with the BGSNZ Alumni Committee and AUT/UoA throughout the application and award process.

·      Has not previously received a BGS NZ Scholarship.

The winners will be selected by members of the BGS New Zealand Alumni Chapter Committee.

The selection committee reserves the right not to award a scholarship should it deem that applications do not meet the required criteria. All decisions of the selection committee shall be considered final.

Applications for the scholarship close 6pm, Tuesday 16 May2023.

For any questions regarding the scholarship, please email us at bgsnewzealand@gmail.com

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