TERTIARY STUDY AWARDS

TERTIARY STUDY AWARDS

Recognising artistic talent and potential

The Katikati Twilight Concerts Tertiary Study Award is designed to recognise and assist Katikati students who have demonstrated artistic talent and potential and who are pursuing a career in the arts. 

This award is also available to adult students who reside in the designated area and fit our criteria. 

Objectives 

Eligibility 

Resides in, or whose family home is in the Katikati area as defined by the boundaries of the Western Bay of Plenty District Council north of the Wairoa River. 

An applicant who is studying in an artistic field in relevant studies at tertiary level is eligible for consideration. 

The categories are: 

If shortlisted, following the application process you will be required to attend an interview by appointment, the week following the closing on November 30th, 2023. 

Level of Funding 

Up to two scholarships may be awarded in any one year. 

Each scholarship will be for up to NZ$2000. 

The scholarship will be paid as follows: Where possible the scholarship money will be paid directly to the relevant tertiary institution for the payment of fees and other ancillary expenses. Otherwise, the money will be paid directly to the applicant to reimburse expenses once proof of payment of these costs has been given to the Twilight Concerts Committee.  

How to apply 

Applicants must complete the application form – please also attach any other relevant information. 

The deadline for submitting the application is 5pm November 30th, 2023. 

All applicants will be informed of the Committee's decisions by December 14, 2023. 

Applicants must supply the names and phone numbers of two people prepared to act as referees. 

Application forms are available from the Arts Junction and Katikati College. 

They are also downloadable here: 




Completed application forms
should be emailed to: 

Isobel Thomson and
Dianne Somers-Edgar.  

Isobel Thomson

07 549 5266 • Mobile 021 119 6089

atit@orcon.net.nz

and

Dianne Somers-Edgar

07 549 3522 • Mobile 021 222 2876

dsomersedgar@gmail.com

Further enquiries

Further inquiries can be made by contacting either of the above.  

Past scholarship recipients

Information on past winners of our scholarships is available below. 

Completed application forms should be emailed to: 

Isobel Thomson and Dianne Somers-Edgar.  

Isobel Thomson

07 549 5266 • Mobile 021 119 6089

atit@orcon.net.nz

and

Dianne Somers-Edgar

07 549 3522 • Mobile 021 222 2876

dsomersedgar@gmail.com

Further enquiries

Further inquiries can be made by contacting either of the above.  

Past scholarship recipients

Information on past winners of our scholarships is available below. 

SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

The Twilight Concerts Tertiary Study Award is designed to recognise and assist Katikati students who have demonstrated artistic talent and potential and who are pursuing a career in the arts.

2007 SCHOLARSHIPS

Ty King-Wall

Josie Lee 

2008 SCHOLARSHIPS

George Gates

Cindy Tsao

2009 SCHOLARSHIPS

Kees Fransen

Rachel Thomas

2010 SCHOLARSHIPS 

Celeste Holmes

Riah King-Wall

2011 SCHOLARSHIPS 

Rebecca Radford

Tess Robinson 

2012 SCHOLARSHIPS 

Ben O’Leary

Hollee Fisher

2013 SCHOLARSHIPS

Grace Davidson

Rebecca Whalley

2014 SCHOLARSHIPS

Renee Te Pari

Nicky Gordon

Marit Hansen

2015 SCHOLARSHIPS

None

2016 SCHOLARSHIPS

None

2017 SCHOLARSHIPS

Sophie Hill

Uliti Uiou

Tyler Clarke

Ethan Morse

2018 SCHOLARSHIPS

None

2019 SCHOLARSHIPS

Sophie Gibson

Samara Dodunski

Brooke Sinclair

2020 SCHOLARSHIPS

Louie Campbell

Charlotte Kelly

Phoebe Robertson

2021 SCHOLARSHIPS

Forest Chinnery

2022 SCHOLARSHIPS

Freyja Dunsmuir

Christina Hewett

Troy Fea

2023 SCHOLARSHIPS

Josh Macdonald



2022 SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

Helen Gray congratulates Freyja Dunsmuir

Chair Helen Gray congratulates Christina Hewett

Helen Gray congratulates Troy Fea

PREVIOUS SCHOLARSHIP WINNERS

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