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Dear University of Otago,

I am making an OIA request for the number of students who received a University of Otago Scholarship in Dentistry and University of Otago Prestige Scholarship in Dentistry in 2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021, and the cut-off GPA for each award in the each year.

Yours faithfully,

A

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Ngā mihi
Kelsey

Kelsey Kennard
Official Information and Compliance Coordinator

Office of the Registrar | Te Tari o Te Pouroki me te Kaituhi ki te Kaunihera
University of Otago | Te Whare Wānanga o Otāgo
New Zealand | Aotearoa
Email | Īmera [University of Otago request email]

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From: UoO - Official Information Act
University of Otago

Kia ora

 

I refer to your Official Information Act request dated 17 May 2022. You
have requested information regarding University of Otago Scholarships and
University of Otago Prestige Scholarships in Dentistry between 2018 -
2021.

 

Please see our responses to each of your questions below.

 

Number of students who received a University of Otago Scholarship in
Dentistry and University of Otago Prestige Scholarship in Dentistry in
2018, 2019, 2020 and 2021

 

The generic University of Otago Scholarship in Dentistry and generic
University of Otago Prestige Scholarship in Dentistry were awarded by the
University until 2015. Since 2016 the University has awarded 300-level
scholarships to Dentistry students on the basis of programme, under their
relevant specialisation. Please see the below table which shows the number
of scholarships awarded between 2018 – 2021:

 

+------------------------------------------------------------------------+
|Scholarship Title |2018|2019|2020|2021|
|----------------------------------------------------+----+----+----+----|
|University of Otago Scholarship in Dental Surgery | 1 | 2 | 8 | 20 |
|----------------------------------------------------+----+----+----+----|
|University of Otago Scholarship in Dental Technology| 2 | 1 | 0 | 2 |
|----------------------------------------------------+----+----+----+----|
|University of Otago Scholarship in Oral Health | 6 | 12 | 9 | 3 |
|----------------------------------------------------+----+----+----+----|
|University of Otago Prestige Scholarship in Dental | 0 | 0 | 2 | 3 |
|Surgery | | | | |
|----------------------------------------------------+----+----+----+----|
|University of Otago Prestige Scholarship in Dental | 1 | 0 | 1 | 0 |
|Technology | | | | |
|----------------------------------------------------+----+----+----+----|
|University of Otago Prestige Scholarship in Oral | 0 | 1 | 4 | 0 |
|Health | | | | |
+------------------------------------------------------------------------+

 

The cut-off GPA for each award

 

The GPA cut-off for University of Otago Scholarships is GPA 7.5 at
300-level. The GPA cut-off for University of Otago Prestige Scholarships
is GPA 8.5 at 300-level. The same cut-offs were used for each year between
2018 – 2021.

 

 

I trust that this information will be helpful.

 

Ngâ mihi

Kelsey

 

 

Kelsey Kennard

Official Information and Compliance Coordinator

 

Office of the Registrar | Te Tari o Te Pouroki me te Kaituhi ki te
Kaunihera

University of Otago | Te Whare Wânanga o Otâgo

New Zealand | Aotearoa

Email | Îmera [1][University of Otago request email]

 

 

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