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New Zealand 

Location: Christchurch, NZ
Purpose: Annual prize giving funciton, provided to a primary aged school child.
Eligibility:  Attending primary school
More information:  Contact SI Christchurch.

Location: NZ North and South Islands 
Purpose: Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship.  This Scholarship provides financial support to women over the age of 25 who are studying to either: obtain a qualification to enter (or re-enter) the workforce; or to gain a further qualification to advance a careers in business, the professions, the arts; or to change occupation.
Eligibility:  Female, over 25 years of age, enrolled in an NZQA-approved study programme, and all study must be undertaken in New Zealand. This scholarship is restricted to New Zealand citizens
More Information: Applications open on 1 June, and close on 31 August each year. For more information or to download an application form

Location: Gore, NZ 
Purpose: SI Gore President's Scholarship. This scholarship is a monetry grant, the money can be used for books and/or tuition fees and/or travel.
Elibibility:  Female, and must reside in the Gore area, who is leaving the area for further study.
More information: Contact SI Gore.

Location: SI New Plymouth
Purpose: Lois Williams Education Scholarship.  This scholarship is to assist a young women with tertiary studies. This is offered on rotation to one of three secondary schools in New Plymouth.
Eligibility:  Female, attending one of the three secondary schools in New Plymouth. 
More Information: The successful recipient is chosen by the schools. Contact SI New Plymouth

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