150th / Alumni Appeal, Alumni in America Inc., Law Alumni and 71–73 Alumni Scholarships

150th / Alumni Appeal, Alumni in America Inc., Law Alumni and 71–73 Alumni Scholarships


A 500-word (maximum word limit) personal statement is required to be uploaded into the eVision online application to apply for these scholarships.

  • Your statement should outline the circumstances which have led you to apply for this scholarship and how the award of such a scholarship would assist you in your studies, being mindful of the scholarship criteria.
  • Make sure your document includes your name, Otago student identification number, name of the scholarship, and date. A template you may wish to use is available here.
  • Tips for your statement – be honest; try not to tell the panel what they already know (that university is expensive or that flights are costly); check for spelling and grammatical errors.
See also  Callis Trust Performance Scholarships

Income and Asset Declaration form

You are required to provide a declaration of personal and parental assets and income.


A referee’s name and contact information (email address) is required during the application process. Please keep the following in mind when approaching a potential referee:

  • referee information sheet can be given to your referee.
  • Your referee must agree to provide a reference for you. If you provide the name of a referee who has not agreed to provide a reference, this will disqualify your application from further consideration.
  • When entering referee details online, you will need to provide the email address for your selected referee, so make sure you ask for this when talking to your referee and make sure that you enter the email address accurately.
  • Your referee must be willing and able to provide their reference by the reference due date of 13 December 2018.
  • The statement you provide as part of your application will be provided to your referee to assist them in writing their reference.   
See also  Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarships (Vanier CGS)

Reference requests will be sent by email to referees on Thursday 6 December 2018 and they are due on 13 December 2018.

See Also: University of Otago Admissions