Scholarships and Bursaries

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Scholarships and Bursaries (current students)

A number of scholarships and bursaries are available to current students. Information regarding how and when to apply for these is communicated through the Intouch newsletter. Further scholarship information is available on our website here.

McRae Peacock and Janice Perry Bursaries

  • McRae Peacock Bursary, up to $4,000
  • Janice Perry Bursary, up to $1,000

These bursaries, which are funded by legacies, are awarded in general to students entering Year 12, but may go to someone in Year 13, who has achieved a high standard of academic work and who has contributed in various ways to school life and would benefit from this financial assistance.

Applications for the 2023 awards are now closed. Information and application forms for the 2024 awards will be updated in August 2023.

For further information, contact Pauline Clegg on 03 983 3717 or email p.clegg@rangiruru.school.nz.

Jessie Cook Music Scholarship

The Jessie Cook Music Scholarship is awarded annually as a result of a legacy to the school from Jessie Cook, who was a student at Rangi Ruru in 1908.

The scholarship will be given to a student entering either Year 12 or 13 who shows musical promise and contributes significantly to co-curricular music activities at Rangi Ruru. Preference will be given to students taking Music as a full subject. Except in exceptional circumstances, the Jessie Cook Music Scholarship will be awarded to a student not holding a Rangi Ruru Music Scholarship. The value of the scholarship is $2,000; either awarded as one $2,000 or two $1,000 scholarships.

Applications for the 2023 awards are now closed. Information and application forms for the 2024 awards will be updated in August 2023. 

For further information, contact Mrs Janet Kingsbury on 03 983 3735 or email j.kingsbury@rangiruru.school.nz.

The St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru Organ Scholarship Grant

The St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru Organ Scholarship Grant is awarded annually thanks to the generous support of the St Andrew’s at Rangi Ruru Parish. The scholarship grant provides for weekly organ lessons by our ITM organ tutor, Mr Nicholas Sutcliffe, as part of the ITM programme. The value of the scholarship grant is $1,500 per annum.

The successful applicant will be a student who:

  1. Is a current Rangi Ruru student from Year 9 and above
  2. Is a competent pianist to at least Grade 5 level and who shows musical promise
  3. Has the intention to keep on with their piano lessons in addition to the organ lessons.

The scholarship grant may be re-awarded, and may go to a student current holding a Rangi Ruru Music Scholarship.

Applications for the 2023 award are now closed. Information and application forms for the 2024 awards will be updated in October 2023.

For further information, contact Mrs Janet Kingsbury on 03 983 3735 or email j.kingsbury@rangiruru.school.nz.

The Gibson-Webb Exhibitions

The Rangi Ruru Old Girls’ Association offers the Gibson-Webb Exhibitions to direct decedents of Rangi Ruru Old Girls’ who are currently attending the school in Years 12 and 13. Nominations are made by staff during Term 1 and final selection is made for the awards by the Old Girls’ Executive. Three exhibitions of $750 each are made annually. The exhibitions are awarded to those girls who demonstrate endeavour, good citizenship and make positive contributions to the school. At least one of the three awards will be made to a boarder.

For further information, contact Pauline Clegg on 03 983 3717 or email p.clegg@rangiruru.school.nz.

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