Scholarships available at Craighead for 2016

 

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:

Carroll Benge Music Scholarship

PURPOSE

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.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING

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.

 CRITERIA

  • Applicants must be a Boarder in Year 7 to Year 12 and must be intending to return to Craighead in the year in which the scholarship will be received.
  • The Scholarship will cease if the recipient ceases to be a Boarder in the year of the award.
  • The award is made based on a performance at the Music Cup held each year at Craighead. The adjudicator is to consider performance primarily and potential as a secondary factor.
  • A student may not be re-awarded this scholarship.

 SELECTION

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.

 APPLICATIONS

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.

Click here for the Application form

Maryann Ogden Scholarship (Second Language enhancement)

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

DEFINITION

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.

 CRITERIA

Students eligible to be awarded this Scholarship will:

  • be studying a second language for NCEA at Craighead Diocesan School
  • have a proven commitment to language study
  • be required to demonstrate how they will benefit from the experience
  • be continuing their second language studies on their return to School

PROCESS

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.

APPLICATIONS

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.

Click here for the Application Form

Richard Rayward Flying Scholarship

PURPOSE

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.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING

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.

CRITERIA

  • Student currently studying at Craighead

SELECTION

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.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATIONS

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.

Click here for the Application Form

Susan Lynn Williams Scholarship (Extra-curricular activity experience)

PURPOSE

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.

SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING

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.

CRITERIA

    • Applicants must Year 11 and above
    • The Scholarship must be undertaken the following year
    • The Scholarship may be awarded retrospectively for an activity a student has taken part in earlier in the year of the award.
    • Contribution to the school in sport culture and leadership will be taken into account, together with qualities of character such as self discipline and willingness to work within the parameters of the School’s rules and towards the School’s ideals.
    • Indicators of the type of activities may include:

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.

SELECTION

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.

APPLICATIONS

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.

Click here for the Application Form