International First Year Scholarships at University of Canterbury

Merit Based Scholarship | Scholarship Provided by : University of Canterbury

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This scholarship recognises and supports top-achieving international students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury. The scholarship is currently awarded with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000. Up to twenty-five scholarships may be awarded.

Scholarship application closes on
August 15, 2017
Scholarship provided type
Number of scholarships offered
25 per year
Study Level
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Scholarship Details

The scholarship is currently awarded with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000. Up to twenty-five scholarships may be awarded.


Eligibility Criteria

Recipients must be full-fee-paying international students and may not be citizens of New Zealand or 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 UC undergraduate degree programme (see regulations for details). Such students who are undertaking, or have completed, a programme at the UC International College are eligible to apply. The scholarship may not be held by students who: (1) have already undertaken partial study in an undergraduate degree programme at a New Zealand tertiary institution; or (2) have applied for Transfer of Credit from a New Zealand tertiary institution to an undergraduate degree programme at UC. Candidates must have applied for admission to the University by 15 August in the year prior to their intended first year of enrolment at the University.

Amount : $10,000 - $20,000
Tenure: 1 year
Closing Dates : 15 Aug 2017


Application Process

You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.

However, if the scholarship is managed by Universities NZ or another department of the University an External Website link will appear below and application instructions will be available through that link. The online application system will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date.
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Contact Info

University of Canterbury Private Bag 4800 ,
Christchurch ,
Christchurch 8140 New Zealand
Phone: +64-3-364-2555