International First Year Scholarships at University of Canterbury

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : University of Canterbury

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About the Scholarship

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These scholarships were established in 2012 to recognise and support top-achieving international students commencing undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury.

Scholarship application closes on
August 15, 2016
Scholarship provided type
Number of scholarships offered
25 per year
Study Level
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Scholarship Details

The scholarship is applicable to students from all international countries for studies at University of Canterbury in New Zealand. The scholarships are currently awarded with values of $10,000 to  $20,000.


Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the scholarship, student
  • Must be full-fee paying international student who have applied for admission to the University of Canterbury
  • Must be attending a pre-university institution or high school in their year of application, and must have completed or be completing a university entrance qualification
  • Must not be citizens of New Zealand or Australia, or hold New Zealand Permanent Residency status.


Application Process

  • The application form and regulations can be downloaded from within the scholarship description
  • Students should check carefully that they are eligible to apply, including that their intended degree qualifies for the scholarship
  • International students may apply unless the regulations specifically restrict the scholarship to NZ citizens or permanent residents
  • Students should commence university/country entry and admission procedures and arrange any academic or language tests required
  • Students should ensure that all the information requested is provided by the closing date. They should supply a birth certificate, school results, financial information and/or references.

Additional Information

Students are advised to check the application forms and regulations for eligibility criteria, scholarship value and tenure, and closing dates.

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