The Calder Scholarship

Ross Calder was a longstanding member of Lancaster Park Cricket Club until his untimely death in 2010. The Calder family has established the Ross Calder Memorial Scholarship to develop young cricketers through the Lancaster Park Cricket Club.

Who is eligible?

The scholarship is open to secondary school pupils in their final year who will be playing club cricket in the second half of the 2020/21 season. The successful applicant will be required to play for the Lancaster Park Cricket Club for the duration of the scholarship period. Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or New Zealand Permanent Resident.

What does the recipient get?
  • LPCC subscriptions paid until 31 March 2022

  • $1,000 towards tertiary education costs

  • $500 worth of cricket equipment

  • 5 hours of personal coaching from Ben McCord

  • Fees funded for a Level 1 or Level 2 coaching course

Total package value up to $2,500

How long is it for?

1st January 2021 to 30th June 2022

What is the selection process?

A selection panel made up of the LPCC Premier Men’s Coach, Captain and a representative of the management committee will review the applications and draw up a short list. Short listed applicants will be interviewed and the recipient selected. The panel’s decision is final.

Important dates

09/12/2020            Applications close

16/12/2020            Announcement date

01/01/2021            Recipient begins playing for LPCC