Scholarships

There are four externally funded university scholarships available for Timaru Boys’ High School students. Further details and application forms are available from the school office.  Applications are due in early November each year. 

Don McKenzie University Scholarships

Worth $3000 for each of 3 years of University study. This scholarship is awarded to two students from Timaru Boys' High School annually. Applicants need to have a good academic record and achieved prominently in one or more sports. The value of each scholarship is $3,000 for three years ($9,000 total value). 

Jim Wakefield Scholarship

This scholarship, for study at Canterbury University, has a value of $5,000 per year ($15,000 over three years). Selection is on the basis of academic achievement, personal qualities, financial circumstances and the candidate must have spent 3 or more years at Timaru Boys' High School. Please complete and sign both the application form and the Privacy Declaration and send this in with your application. 

Alan & Melvyn Burnet Charitable Trust Scholarships

Are you off to University next year? Would $2,000 help? The Charitable Trust of Dr Alan Burnet is offering scholarships for a student from each of Timaru Girls High School and Timaru Boys' High School. There are 2 x $2,000 Scholarships available, one at each school. The scholarship is open to Year 13 secondary school students at Timaru Girls High School and Timaru Boys' High School. The funding will be provided to the successful applicant when confirmation of acceptance of chosen study has been received. 

Admiral Sir Gordon Tait University Scholarship

This scholarship was established in 2008 in memory of Admiral Sir Gordon Tait (TBHS 1935 to 1947). It is awarded to one student from Timaru Boys' High School and has a maximum tenure of three years. It is awarded for all-round excellence and financial need taking into consideration:  academic achievement; leadership potential; sport, cultural and community activities; and financial need. The value of the scholarship is $4,500 for each of three years ($13,500).  

Mark Parker Cricket Scholarship

One term at Winchester College, England. 

Thomas House Scholarships

The following scholarships are available for boarders attending Thomas House. Each scholarship is worth $2000.

Further details can be found in the Thomas House section of this site.

  • A.D. Major Scholarship
  • Sir Roy McKenzie Scholarship
  • Thomas House Jubilee Scholarship
  • McKenzie-Villiers Primary Schools' Scholarships