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Scholarships available at Craighead for 2016


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Scholarships offered can give students opportunities to grow and develop often in a field they are passionate about.

We are pleased to offer the following Scholarships:

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This scholarship is provided from a legacy to the School by Mrs Carroll Benge, former Principal of Craighead Diocesan School.  The scholarship is to enable a student to continue with her music studies, while a Boarder at Craighead.


The scholarship is held for one year only.  Accounts for up to $500 may be forwarded to the School for payment in the year for which the scholarship is given.  The funds may be used for music tuition fees, music books or music examination entry fees.



The decision to award the scholarship is at the discretion of the Principal and will be made by the Adjudicator in consultation with the Teacher in Charge of Music.  The recipient will be announced on the evening of the Music Cup and included in the Prizegiving at the end of the Year.


These should be made on the application form (see link below) to the Teacher in Charge of Music, by the 23 October 2015, the week before the date of the Music Cup in Term 4.

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The Maryann Ogden Scholarship is to provide financial assistance to senior students travelling overseas to enhance their second language studies.


Second Language means a language other than English.

The Scholarship is awarded to individual students, not to students travelling as part of a Craighead School group.


Students eligible to be awarded this Scholarship will:


The Scholarship will be advertised annually via the School Newsletter and School Website.

The application must be submitted on the appropriate form (see link below).  Application forms are also available from the School Office.


Must be given to the Head of Languages by 13 November 2015.

The students’ school reports will be made available by the School to the selection panel.

Applications will be assessed by a selection made up of the Chair of the Board of Proprietors, the Head of Languages and the Principal.  The panel’s decision will be final and in its sole judgement.

It is envisaged that the Maryann Ogden Scholarship will be awarded annually in Term Four and announced at the end-of-year Prizegiving.

A cheque will be made payable to the successful student when confirmation of her flight bookings has been received by the School.  Where a student does not participate in the proposed trip the money will be returned to the Board of Proprietors and reinvested with the fund.

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To be awarded annually to one student presently studying at Craighead to enable her to undertake flying lessons which might lead to her being able to qualify for solo flight.


This scholarship results from a trust fund established by Mr Richard Rayward, former Chairman and long serving member of the Board of Proprietors at Craighead.



The decision to award the scholarship  is made by Mr Richard Rayward, Deputy Principal and Principal. The recipient is announced at the end of year Prizegiving.


Should be made on the application form (see link below) and forwarded to:

 Richard Rayward Flying Scholarship

The Principal,

Craighead Diocesan School,

Wrights Ave,

Timaru 7910


by the 13 November 2015.

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To be awarded to one or more students at senior level (Year 11 and above) in the School who are returning to school in the following year, to take part in an extra curricular activity which may promote independence, creativity, leadership and/or adventure.


The level of financial assistance may vary.  The number of scholarships awarded annually will be left to the direction of the selection panel.

The number of scholarship(s) awarded annually will ensure that the award is of significant value to the recipients.


Spirit of Adventure voyages

Outward Bound

Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award journeys

Drama, Dance or Music opportunities

Conservation or social action programmes with needy causes

Exchange programmes

Other individual sport/cultural/community opportunities.


The decision to award the scholarship is at the discretion of the Principal and will be made by the Principal, the Deputy Principal and the Chairperson of the Board of Proprietors, or his nominee.  The recipient will be announced at Prizegiving each year.


Should be made on the application form (link below) to:

Susan Lynn Williams Scholarship

The Board of Proprietors

Craighead Diocesan School

Wrights Ave

Timaru 7910

by the 13 November 2015.

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