Enrolled or graduated PhD or Masters students who are NZ citizens or permanent residents, planning to study Art History, English Literature, Music or Fine Arts overseas.

The scholarship commemorates Anne Reid of Blenheim/Christchurch/Singapore/Auckland who studied and taught at the University of Canterbury and The National University of Singapore. The Scholarship was established in 2002.

  • The Scholarship shall be awarded to PhD or Masters students who wish to undertake a period of postgraduate study or research or creative work in Art History, English Literature, Music or Fine Arts at a recognised institution overseas.
  • Selection will be based on academic achievement based on grade point average as well as demonstrated artistic ability, proposed course of study and potential to contribute to society in their chosen field, and demonstrated financial need.
  • The value of the Scholarship will be determined by the Selection Committee, taking into account the case presented by the applicant. The maximum value is $30,000 per annum and this may be used to cover the cost of fees in further approved courses, travel and living expenses while studying away from New Zealand.

Tenure: 1 year

Closing Dates: 30 April each year.

The Trustees of the Anne Reid Memorial Trust will appoint the Selection Committee which will comprise two trustees and one nominee of the Vice Chancellor of The University of Auckland and one nominee of the Vice Chancellor of the University of Canterbury. It will be chaired by one of the trustees who may exercise a casting vote to determine a matter. Except as specified in the Regulations the Selection Committee may regulate its own procedures.