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Admiral Sir Gordon Tait University Scholarship

Value: $4,500

Tenure: Three years

This scholarship was established in 2008 in memory of Admiral Sir Gordon Tait, a Timaru Boys' High Old Boy.

The purpose of the award is to support a Timaru Boys' High student who is enrolled in a full-time course of study at Canterbury University. 

Each year, one scholarship shall be awarded to a pupil who has demonstrated both all round excellence and financial need.

The successful candidate will be chosen based on the following:

  • Academic achievement
  • Leadership potential
  • Involvement in port, cultural and/or community activities
  • Financial need.