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Edward Gibbon Wakefield Doctoral Scholarship, New Zealand

The scholarship is endowed by Mrs Priscilla Wakefield Mitchell of Totnes, Devon, in memory of her great, great uncle Edward Gibbon Wakefield and his three brothers all of whom inspired the founding of New Zealand. The scholarship is also dedicated to the memory of Mrs Mitchell’s grandfather Charles Marcus Wakefield, the distinguished diarist, who surveyed so much of early Canterbury; and lastly to the memory of her brother Edward Roger Wakefield killed in action in the Balkans in World War II serving with the Commandos. Roger Wakefield was a graduate of Christ Church, Oxford.
Eligibility:Doctoral study in history

Scholarship Application Deadline:01 Nov 2011

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