FairWay Resolution Anne Scragg Scholarship

Saturday, August 1, 2015 - 17:00

Anne Scragg has had a distinguished career with FairWay. Her Career stands out because of the breadth of experience she has gained, the scale of dispute resolution work she has lead , and her unique blend of leadership, professionalism as a practitioner, and constant and unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence.

The FairWay Resolution Anne Scragg Scholarship has been established by FairWay Resolution Limited (FairWay) this year (2015) to celebrate Anne Scragg’s career in dispute resolution, and to ensure her unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence continues as her legacy to FairWay and to the dispute resolution profession.

The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage people to pursue a rewarding career in dispute resolution, and to base their career on sound academic study, practice and ongoing professional development. The Scholarship also aims to support the profession by encouraging a focus on a greater access to justice for New Zealanders, greater quality of dispute resolution, and encouraging new ideas that ensure the profession remains responsive to New Zealand’s changing society and economy.


  • Applicants must be a NZ citizen or permanent resident.
  • The scholarship is primarily targeted at those currently working in dispute resolution or studying in related undergraduate/postgraduate courses.
  • The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to dispute resolution. This may include membership of an accredited industry training organisation such as AMINZ, LEADR, the New Zealand Law Society or similar organisation.

The Scholarship

The scholarship is a cash contribution of up to $10,000 towards continuing professional development in the area of dispute resolution either in New Zealand or overseas. This is a contribution towards study or research costs, airfares and accommodation. The terms and conditions of the scholarship will be confirmed with the successful candidate prior to acceptance.

Key dates

  • 01 June: Applications open
  • 01 August: Applications close
  • 31 August: Shortlist Named
  • 30 September: Shortlisted Papers Submitted
  • 15-30 October: Interviews
  • 02 November: Winner Announced

Conditions of acceptance

  • Applicants should give an indication of when and how they intend to use the Scholarship, preferably within 12 months (extended periods may be considered).
  • Upon completion of the course of study the applicant will communicate back to the profession their learnings, through a seminar or lecture. This will be discussed and arranged with the applicant.

Selection criteria

  • All applicants will submit an abstract (of not more than 200 words) for a 1,500 word paper on a dispute resolution, topic. It is expected that no more than 5 applicants will be shortlisted.
  • All applicants will be required to submit at least one written reference with their application.
  • The top 5 applicants will be requested to write a full paper (1,500 words) which will be published on our website.
  • The top 5 will then be interviewed and a winner selected.

For more information check out our website http://www.fairwayresolution.com/about-fairway/news/fairway-resolution-anne-scragg-scholarship