FairWay Resolution Anne Scragg Scholarship – Applications now open

Issued: 9 August 2018

Applications now open for a scholarship package promoting best practice dispute resolution

FairWay Resolution Limited is an organisation centred around leading the prevention and resolution of disputes. As part of their commitment to leading best practice dispute resolution, FairWay are awarding a scholarship package worth over $10,000.

“We want to promote best practice dispute resolution, to encourage thought-leadership and foster innovation within the field of dispute resolution. The winning applicant will receive a $10,000 contribution to their professional development and they have the opportunity to join the FairWay team for a 12-week placement working alongside some of New Zealand’s leading mediators, conciliators and adjudicators,” explains Rhys West, Chief Executive of FairWay.

Applications are invited from anyone working in or studying dispute resolution in New Zealand. 

“We are looking for applicants who have a real passion for helping people in conflict. This scholarship is open to all who are interested in dispute resolution – whether they are an experienced dispute resolution practitioner or someone starting out in this sector. This scholarship is a great opportunity not only from a career development perspective but also because it is a platform to share thinking and encourage conversation,” explains Denise Evans, Principal of Dispute Resolution at FairWay.

The FairWay Resolution Anne Scragg Scholarship was established following Anne’s retirement in 2015, in celebration of her outstanding contribution to dispute resolution. The scholarship aims to continue her legacy within the profession, and Anne is invited to sit on the Scholarship’s Panel each year.

How to Apply

Each applicant is required to submit a short abstract for a proposed paper on a dispute resolution topic of their choice. Applications can be made online and applications close at 5pm, 9 September 2018.

Up to five shortlisted applicants will be invited to prepare a full 1,500 word paper which will be published on the FairWay website. These top applicants will also be interviewed by representatives from the Scholarship’s Panel.

More information is available at here.

About FairWay

FairWay Resolution Limited is New Zealand’s largest specialist conflict management and dispute resolution organisation. FairWay are an independent, employee-owned company and each year their team manages over 14,000 disputes, reviews and enquiries.

FairWay offer a range services, including mediation, adjudication and specialist coaching to help people to prevent and resolve complaints, disputes and disagreements in both the public and private sectors.

For more information please visit www.fairwayresolution.com