UC International First Year Scholarship

This scholarship acknowledges and assists top-performing international students beginning a degree program at Canterbury University. Now, the scholarship is awarded with $10,000, $15,000 and $20,000. It is possible to award up to twenty-five scholarships.

Closing Dates15 Aug 2019
31 Oct 2019
01 Mar 2020 

The Scholarship is open now click here for the application form

New Zealand's Bachelor Scholarship
New Zealand’s Bachelor Scholarship

Who is Eligible for this Scholarship

Recipients must be international students paying full fees. Candidates may not be

  • New Zealand or Australian citizens
  • Australia’s permanent residents, and New Zealand residency group visa holders.
  • Applicants must complete or have completed, a university entrance-level qualification on or after 1 January of the year prior to the year of admission that enables entry into a degree program at the University of Canterbury. These students who pursue a program at the UC International College or have completed it are eligible to apply. Applicants must have applied for admission to the University by the closing date of the round in which they apply. Students who have already completed a partial study in an undergraduate program at a tertiary institution in New Zealand will not be able to hold the scholarship.

How to apply

You can apply for approximately 8 weeks before closing of applications through this website. There will be a link above to the on-line system if it is possible to apply on-line for this scholarship. Please download and complete the application form below if the link is not provided.

Note: if the scholarship is administered by Universities New Zealand or another University department, an external website link will appear below and guidance for applications will be available through this link. please click here