Ninth year of Pak n’ Save Pukekohe $12,000 scholarship for student
For the ninth year in a row, the owner of Pukekohe Pak n’ Save will give away thousands of dollars to support a Franklin student achieve their dreams of going to university when their financial situation would otherwise make it difficult.
Pukekohe Pak n’ Save owner Nigel Ollett will give away a $12,000 study scholarship to one lucky Franklin student.
‘‘It is a real privilege to be able to provide financial assistance to one of our many impressive young people in Franklin so they can attend a University of their choice when their economic situ- ation would make them think twice about whether they study or not,’’ Ollett said.
‘‘We have some incredibly talented and community focused young adults in Franklin and the scholarship committee and I are continually impressed by the candidates that apply.’’
The scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who is experiencing genuine financial hardship which would limit their opportunity to study. In addition to their financial challenge, it is expected the successful applicant will be a well-rounded individual who contributes positively to the Franklin Community and possesses the attributes, leadership, skills and personality that will benefit the people of Franklin.
The scholarship is open to year 13 students who have attended Onewhero Area School, Tuakau College, Pukekohe High School, Pukekohe Christian School, Waiuku College, Wesley College, Eden Christian Academy, and ACG Strathallan College for the last five years and reside in the former Franklin District Council boundaries. It is worth up to $4000 each year for three years while the successful applicant completes their selected undergraduate studies at a university of their choice within New Zealand.
Scholarship applications close November 10.
Applications packs with are available from Pak n’ Save Pukekohe.
Nigel Ollett, owner of Pak n’ Save Pukekohe.