UC International First Year Scholarship at New Zealand

Host: University of Canterbury
Level: Bachelors Degree
Study in: New Zealand
Value: $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000
Course starts: 2019
Deadline: 15 August 2018

New Zealand scholarships

This UC International First Year Scholarship recognises and supports top-achieving international students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury.

Who is eligible?

International students from any country except New Zealand and Australia

Field of study

Eligible Bachelors Degree Programme offered at the University

Number of scholarships


Scholarship value

The scholarship is currently awarded with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000. The duration is for one year.

Eligibility criteria

Recipients must be full-fee-paying international students. 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.

How to apply

The online application system will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date.

Deadline is 15 August 2018. It is important to visit the official website (link found below) to access the application form and for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

Scholarship website


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