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POPO Foundation Scholarship Programme

Last day for all submissions: Saturday, 14 August 2021.

Please note that an accommodation application for a University Residential College must be completed and submitted separately.

If you don’t receive a confirmation email after submitting your application, please email to check we received it.

Fields marked with an * must be completed.

Applicants details

Home address

Postal address

Parent/legal guardian contact details
Academic details
Level Subject NCEA credits Other if not NCEA
Achievement standard Unit standard Total
Excellence Merit Achieved Achieved Achieved Grade %
Personal statement*

Awards achieved

Please list any awards you have received in the last three years*

Community involvement

Please list any community programmes or work you are involved in*

Confidential reference

Please provide details of up to two confidential referees who can comment on your academic ability and/or commitment to Pacific health outcomes in Aotearoa. At least one referee should be your School Principal or Associate/Deputy/Assistant Principal or Year 13 Dean. A confidential reference form will be emailed to your referee(s) to complete and return.

Referee #1*

Referee #2

Privacy statement

The information requested in this application form and your academic record will be used for the purposes of assessing your application for the POPO Foundation Programme Scholarship. Information may also be used for statistical purposes. This potential use would be aggregate data and therefore not identifying individual applicants.

The University of Otago undertakes to store your application in a secure place in the event that you are successful in gaining entry to POPO Foundation Programme, or selected as a waitlisted candidate, and to destroy your application to preserve its confidentiality in the event that you are unsuccessful in gaining entry. References provided by third parties relating to your application are confidential, and you will not be permitted to access these reports.

By applying for POPO Foundation Programme you agree that the University of Otago may request, and NZQA may provide to the University, your national student number and academic results for the purposes of assessing your application.

  • I have read and understood the privacy statement above and agree to its conditions
  • I have read and understood the entry criteria – and obligations, expectations and purpose of the POPO Foundation Programme scholarship – and agree to abide by them
  • I confirm that the statements provided by my are original and written by me
  • I confirm that all information supplied in and attached to this form is true and correct
  • I understand that checking this box constitutes a legal signature confirming that I acknowledge and agree to the terms and conditions of this application
  • Before you finish: checklist
    • I have supplied contact details of up to two confidential referees
    • I am aware that I am expected to complete and submit an accommodation application for a University of Otago Residential College before 15 August

You and your School will receive conformation of your application being successfully submitted when both your application and confidential references are received

Declaration of applicant