ADDITIONAL SCHOLARSHIP FAQS
Q: What is the Beta Gamma Sigma NZ Scholarship?
A: This scholarship is for BGS NZ members currently furthering their studies (at AUT or UoA) who are passionate about creating a better future and making a positive impact on their community. This is not needs or achievement based; it is a passion-based scholarship.
Q: When does the application open?
A: The application phase is open from 8:00 a.m., April 12, 2021 to 5:00 p.m., May 7, 2021.
Q: When will recipients be notified?
A: Recipients will be announced early June 2021.
Q: Does it cost money to apply?
A: No, applications are free.
Q: What types of files can I submit?
A: Videos must be in English. Videos must be no larger than 100 MB, maximum three (3) minutes in length and minimum 30-seconds in length, and in the following formats: MP4, MPEG, MOV, AVI or WMV.
Q: I completed an application, but I want to change my video. Can I resubmit?
A: No, you will not be able to delete or edit your video after submitting your application. All video submissions are considered final.
Q: Are there rules about what can’t go in my video?
A: You may not include any obscenity, crude language, violence, derogatory language of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group, or anything of an inappropriate or illegal nature.
Q: Can I show other people in my video?
A: You may not include other people in your video without permission.
Q: Can I use music in my video?
A: You may not use music that is copyrighted and owned by a third party without permission. All music must be your original work or in the public domain.
USE OF SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS
Q: What can the scholarship be used for?
A: The funds from the May 2021 BGS NZ Alumni Scholarship can be used for educational expenses, living expenses, or initiatives to give back to the community.
Q: I’m having technical difficulties with the application. Who do I contact?
A: Email the BGS Alumni Chapter at firstname.lastname@example.org. Be sure to mention you are applying to the May 2021 BGS NZ Alumni Scholarship.
Q: Who do I contact for additional eligibility questions?
A: Email us at email@example.com.