University of Canterbury International First Year Scholarship


This scholarship recognises and supports top-achieving international students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury.

Application Deadline: 15 Aug 2019
To be taken at (country):  New Zealand
Type: Undergraduates
Value $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000. Up to twenty-five scholarships may be awarded
Duration 1 year
Number of Scholarship 25
Eligible Countries International students (except New Zealand and Australia)

Eligibility requirements

Recipients must be full-fee-paying international students. Applicants may not be:

  • Citizens of New Zealand or Australia;
  • Permanent Residents of Australia; or
  • Holders of New Zealand residence class visas.

Applicants must be completing, or have completed on or after 1 January of the year before the year of application, a university entrance-level qualification that permits entry into a University of Canterbury undergraduate degree programme. Such students who are undertaking, or have completed, a programme at the UC International College are eligible to apply. Applicants, by the closing date for the round in which they are applying, must have applied for admission to the University. The scholarship is not tenable by students who have already undertaken partial study in an undergraduate degree programme at a New Zealand tertiary institution.

Scholarship webpage

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