Details about John Anderson Scholarship
John Anderson Scholarship is offered for Masters degree in the field of Any course under the faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. You can apply to this scholarship here. The deadline for the sending your application is 31 Oct 2022. This scholarship is provided by Victoria University of Wellington and the value of this scholarship is Partial Funding, $6,000 per annum . This scholarship is open for: Open to all nationalities.
- Deadline: 31 Oct 2022
- Scholarship value: Partial Funding, $6,000 per annum
This scholarship is intended to honour Sir John’s legacy of commitment to supporting the next generation and giving back to the community. It also provides an opportunity for the successful candidate to receive mentoring and coaching from professionals working in New Zealand’s financial markets.
ANZ Bank NZ Limited is pleased to offer the Sir John Anderson Memorial Scholarship on behalf of the Bank and Sir John’s family, to honour and celebrate Sir John’s values and the professional contribution he made to New Zealand’s financial markets and the wider business community.
Sir John Anderson was awarded the New Zealand 1990 Commemoration Medal, and he was appointed a Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire for services to business management, banking and the community in the 1995 New Year Honours.
Sir John helped form the merchant bank South Pacific Merchant Finance (Southpac) in 1972. He became Chief Executive of Southpac in 1979 and, within a year of Southpac merging with the National Bank of New Zealand in 1988, he became Chief Executive of the National Bank. After ANZ's acquisition of the National Bank, he was responsible for ANZ's New Zealand businesses until his retirement at the end of 2005. Sir John was a founding member of the predecessor organisations which formed the Institute of Finance Professionals in NZ (INFINZ) and was the professional body’s first recipient of the INFINZ Distinguished Fellowship.
This scholarship recognises Sir John’s passion for fostering the development of his younger colleagues and recognises his close association with the Victoria University of Wellington. Sir John was a graduate of the Victoria University of Wellington, and in 2012 was awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Commerce.
- Applicants must by New Zealand citizens, Permanent Residents or hold a residence class visa to remain in New Zealand
- Applicants must be facing financial hardship that may restrict their ability to enter tertiary education
- Applicants must have achieved an NCEA Level 2 Certificate endorsed with Merit (or the equivalent in another qualification)
- Applicants will also be assessed on the following criteria:
- Leadership qualities
- Involvement in community, sporting and cultural activities
- Willingness to give back to the community