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How to apply

View below the stages of applying for a First Foundation scholarship.

1. Online eligibilty form ( May)
See Student criteria

2. Online application form
Proof of Parents income
NCEA results - NZQA School Summaray Results format
Year 10 - Year 11 School Report
School supporting letter from a member of staff
Student cover letter

3. Online support assessment (June)

4. Confirmation of application status (July)

5. Online interview with First Foundation (August)
Book interview with school contact
Practice interviews with school contact

6. Confirmation of application status (September)
Successful applicants will be notified of interview time with Scholarship Partner/s

7. Interview/s with potential Scholarship Partner/s (October)
Interview preparation with First Foundation
Book interview time with First Foundation
Formal  school uniform attire

8. Confirmation of scholarship status (November)
Scholarship offer to successful applications (Accept or Decline)

9. First Foundation: Orientation and Induction (December)
Meet your new mentor and the First Foundation team
Invitation sent to families

10. Submit NCEA Level 2 results (January)
Finalise scholarship status
Letter of agreement sent

11. First Foundation Awards Ceremony (February)
Formal school uniform attire
Invitation sent to families


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