Presentation on theme: "Scholarship Scholarship is an award rather than a qualification."— Presentation transcript:
Scholarship Scholarship is an award rather than a qualification.
Scholarship is the senior secondary school award for New Zealand's most able students. Learners who have been awarded Scholarship in a subject will have demonstrated: High level critical thinking, abstraction and generalisation, and Ability to integrate, synthesise and apply knowledge, skills, understanding and ideas to complex situations.
Background Depending on the learning area, a range of the following will have also been displayed: Comprehensive content knowledge; Effective communication; Original or sophisticated solutions, performances or approaches; Critical evaluation; Flexible thinking in unfamiliar/unexpected contexts
Background Scholarships is awarded to 2-3% of the cohort in each subject Cohort is defined as the candidates enrolled in the subject at NCEA Level 3 Assessment is restricted to content of the L3 achievement standards for that subject, derived from L8 of the NZ curriculum or its equivalent Candidates must be enrolled full-time at a NZ secondary school To receive a Scholarship a candidate must be a permanent resident of New Zealand. Award of Scholarship does not generate credits or contributes towards a qualification Student performance be assessed against an assessment schedule that ensures a ranking of candidates is produced using marks or grades.
Awards for successful candidates The Scholarship Awards are: Single Subject Award For students who get Scholarship in up to two subjects –A 'one-off' award of $500 per subject Top Subject Scholar Award For students who are top in one of the 27 Scholarship subjects –$2,000 each year for three years as long as students maintain a 'B' grade average in tertiary study in a New Zealand institution Scholarship Award For students who get three Scholarship subjects –$2,000 each year for three years as long as students maintain a 'B' grade average in tertiary study in a New Zealand institution Outstanding Scholar Award For the top 40-60 students who get three Scholarship subjects with at least two outstanding performances –$5,000 each year for three years as long as students maintain a `B' grade average in tertiary studies in a New Zealand institution Premier Award For the very top 5 to 10 students who get three Scholarships with outstanding performances $10,000 each year for three years as long as students maintain at least a `B' grade average in tertiary studies in a New Zealand institution
Scholarship Premier and Top Subject Award The top performers in the 2009 NZ Scholarship examinations have been named by NZQA. In total, 37 students make up the Premier Award and Top Subject Award winners for 2009. For 2009, eight students gained Premier awards. These students gained at least four Scholarship subjects at Outstanding level, OR a total of five Scholarships, with three at Outstanding level, and were ranked in the top three nationally in at least two subjects. Premier Awards, carry a monetary award of $30,000 over three years of tertiary study. Four of the eight Premier Award winners were also Top Subject Scholars. LOOk at the following school for outstanding achievements: 57 scholarships http://www.saintkentigern.com/college/news.asp?CategoryID=9&ID=716