• Mount Maunganui College Graduation Ceremony

    Posted December 7, 2017 by Brian Scantlebury

    Was again priviliged to attend Mount Maunganui College Graduation ceremony and present the trusts scholarships toa couple of stunning students - Julia Kayes and Mack Petrie. Congratulations to them both and all the very best for the next few years of study and the furture. As always the event was ...

  • Scholarship awards 2017

    Posted January 27, 2017 by Brian Scantlebury

    Another rewarding evening at Mount Maunganui College last night. We trust rewarding for those recipients of scholarships, for the first year rewarding for those who were collecting their 2nd, 3rd or 4th year cheques  and certainly rewarding for the trust and those trustees who were there. A...

  • Mount College Prizegiving

    Posted December 8, 2016 by Brian Scantlebury

    It was again my privilige to attend the Mount Maunganui College year 13 prize giving event yesterday on behalf of this trust. Once again it was a wonderful event that can only fill the rest of us with a great confidence in the future. The potential  that these stunng student possess reassures u...

  • Congratulations

    Posted February 4, 2016 by Brian Scantlebury

    Running a little late, but on 27th Jan the Trust held its award ceremony for the 2015 scholarships. As always a rewarding event on so  many fronts. Congratulations to all the awardees and all the best for yuor forthcoming studies and futures. Thanks also to Mount College for hosting us.

  • 2013 Tauranga Scholarship Function

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Anther wonderful event last night in Tauranga.   As a trustee it is just so rewarding to see the student presentations and hear of their successes.   Congratulations to you all.   Brian S

  • 3rd year Engineering

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    My name is Leonard and I'm studying Mechanical Engineering – BE(hons). I received the scholarship in 2009 and am very grateful for it. I completed my first Intermediate year at the University of Canterbury and then transferred to Waikato University were I am currently completing my degree. &n...

  • 3rd Year Otago

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Hello,   I have finished study for 2012 and my degree in Environment Management with a minor in Ecology. I have enjoyed this year but it was very challenging as I took on a huge workload in order to finish my degree within three years as my first year was a bit messy.   From my papers ...

  • Thank you!!

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    My name is Dean Ramage and I was the recipient of the scholarship from Katikati College in 2010. This year I have been studying down at Otago University and have been living at Selwyn College and have loved every minute of it. The scholarship helped take the pressure off paying for my accommodation ...

  • Otago 2nd year

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Hello,   This year has been going great! Really enjoying my course of Environmental Management. Also have been loving flatting life down here in Dunedin.   My goal after my I finish my degree is a postgraduate diploma in Wildlife Management, and it is a very popular course which requir...

  • I was one of the recipients of the scolarship from Trident High

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Hello,   My name is Sandra Baresic and I was one of the recipients of the scolarship from Trident High School last year.First of all thank you for my scholarship, it has been a great help for paying my course and living fees, I appreciate it. Not long ago I didnt know there was a blog, but th...

  • I would like to thank you for your scholarship over the last fo

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I would like to thank you for your scholarship over the last four years. I have successfully finished my undergraduate degree in Science majoring in Earth Science with an A average. This year I am beginning my Masters degree and am very excited about learning a new set of research, public speaking a...

  • It was all worth it!

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I was awarded the BOP Education Trust scholarship at the 2007 Trident High School prizegiving before commences my studies at The University of Auckland in 2008.   I have since then completed my 3 year BSc degree majoring in Chemistry and Statistics and just over a month ago I was awarded my f...

  • News from a 2006 recipient

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I was one of the lucky recipients of a Bay of Plenty Education Trust scholarship in 2006 and have just completed my final fourth year studying Food Technology at Massey University.   I'm happy to advise you that I have been successful in gaining a position with Heinz Wattie's in Hastings. I s...

  • Second semester is half way through

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Second semester is half way through and I am really enjoying my change of course.   Environment and Society covers the environmental issues that the world is faced with, including pollution and the effected areas, population, food production, fuels ect. I find it really interesting and am thi...

  • Busy at University

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I am so glad that this blog is up and running.   My names Emmie Corrigall, and I received the Bay of Plenty Education Trust scholarship end of 2008. I am now in my second year of university at Waikato University, and am thoroughly enjoying it even though it is very hard work! I am double majo...

  • It is the beginning of the 2nd semester

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    It is the beginning of the 2nd semester and I am looking forward to what it has instore :)   I am not continuing with the Health Science papers as I am going towards an environmental and animal major. I was pleased with my results from the first semester as I struggled with both Chem and Phys...

  • So ¬†exams are creeping up FAST!!!

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    Only around four weeks till my first.   I have one last terms test, which is for HUBS and it is coming up this saturday. So i will be head down bum up all week trying to master he nervous system, brain and enocrine system.   Im also starting with UMAT tutorials. UMAT is a test that is ...

  • So Otago is lovely! Much cooler than I am use to

    Posted July 16, 2014 by BOP Education Trust

    I am sorry that I have only just got in touch now, I had tried earlier but my user name or password was just not playing along, then I got caught up with the uni workload.   So Otago is lovely! Much cooler than I am use to, Whakatane weather really does not condition one for Dunedin's winter....