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Anne Reid Memorial Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: English Literature, Music or Fine Arts graduate. NZ citizen or permanent residents.

Amount: $20,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Apr 2018

Colleges: College of Arts


Doctoral Scholarship: Urban Planning and Maori Development

Eligibility: Prospective PhD students

Amount: $27,000 per annum + tuition fees 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 30 Apr 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Science

Subjects: Geography; Maori and Indigenous Studies


Canterbury Scholarship

Eligibility: Doctoral studies

Amount: $21,000 per annum plus thesis tuition fees 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 May 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Ngata Centenary Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Maori PhD candidates

Amount: Equal to value of the UC Doctoral Scholarship 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 May 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Royal Commonwealth Society, Canterbury Scholarship

Eligibility: Commonweath master's and PhD students

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 May 2018


UC Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Doctoral students

Amount: $21,000 per annum and tuition fees at the domestic rate 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 May 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


UC Master's Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's students

Amount: Tuition fees at New Zealand domestic rate for the qualifying project only. 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 May 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


UC Matariki Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Maori research-doctoral students

Amount: Up to $21,000 per annum plus tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: Up to 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 May 2018


UC Pasifika Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Pasifika research-doctoral students

Amount: Up to $21,000 per annum plus tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: Up to 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 May 2018


Sir Neil Isaac Scholarship in Environmental Science

Eligibility: Master's and PhD students in Environmental Science or environmental conservation

Amount: $20,000 per annum 

Tenure: 2-3 years 

Closing Date: 31 May 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Environmental Science


Transcriptional responses of Arabidopsis thaliana to leaf colonisation by non-pathogenic bacteria: doctoral scholarship

Eligibility: Prospective PhD students in Molecular Plant Biology, Molecular Plant Pathology, Microbiology

Amount: $21,000 per annum and fees 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 31 May 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Biological Sciences


Canterbury Chemeca Trust Fund

Eligibility: Assistance for conferences and workshops

Amount: $500 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 30 Jun 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Chemical and Process Engineering


Rhodes Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduates from any university

Amount: GBP 14,276 per annum 

Tenure: up to 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Aug 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Woolf Fisher Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate research at University of Cambridge

Amount: Approximately $100,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Aug 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Helen Macmillan Brown Bursaries

Eligibility: Female hall/village residents

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Judith Clark Memorial Fellowships

Eligibility: Domestic honours graduates in Music

Amount: Up to $15,000 

Tenure: See website (below) 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Lyttelton Port Company Directors' UC Scholarship

Eligibility: Children of employees of Lyttelton Port Company

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


University of Canterbury Alumni Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate and 1st-year undergraduate students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2018


Macmillan Brown Prize for Writers

Eligibility: Current and recent undergraduates of UC

Amount: See description. 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 31 Aug 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Dick and Mary Earle Scholarship in Technology

Eligibility: NZ citizens or Permanent Residents, with Techonology or Engineering honours degrees

Amount: $17,000 per annum at Master's level and $25,000 per annum at PhD level 

Tenure: up to 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering


Todd Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship in Energy Research

Eligibility: Research in the field of Energy, towards a doctoral degree at a NZ institute

Amount: $28,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering


UC Innovators' Summer Start-Up Scholarship

Eligibility: Current UC students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 10 weeks 

Closing Date: 15 Sep 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


UC Summer Research Scholarship

Eligibility: Senior students who, over summer, will not be otherwise employed or enrolled in a course for credit

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 10 weeks 

Closing Date: 29 Sep 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Evans Fund

Eligibility: Master's or PhD degree in Chemistry, who have incurred heavy personal expenses in their research project

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Chemistry


Geographical Society (Canterbury Branch) Research Grant

Eligibility: Geography masters students. Applications must include full details of expenses incurred and include receipts.

Amount: $500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Science

Subjects: Geography


Harry van der Lecq Scholarship

Eligibility: Fine Arts students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


Lester Fund

Eligibility: Master's students with research expenses

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Bings Scholarship

Eligibility: Full-time study at a university in NZ; Psychology, Psychiatry,Theology, Vetinerary Science, Agriculture

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


CNZDRS China-New Zealand Doctoral Research Scholarship

Eligibility: Overseas study in China

Amount: CNY$2,000 per month 

Tenure: up to 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Edward and Isabel Kidson Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduate of a NZ university

Amount: $6,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Mathematics; Physics


Freemasons Postgraduate Scholarships

Eligibility: New Zealand citizens who demonstrate good citizenship and show leadership potential

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Freemasons University Scholarships

Eligibility: NZ Citizens who demonstrate good citizenship and show leadership potential

Amount: $6,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Freyberg Scholarship (New Zealand Defence Scholarship)

Eligibility: New Zealand citizens/holders of residence class visas, studying at postgraduate level

Amount: See description. 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts


Henry Kelsey Research Scholarship

Eligibility: Study in the field of muscular function

Amount: $12,000 

Tenure: 2 years (Master's) or 3 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Science


Prince of Wales Cambridge International Scholarship

Eligibility: PhD research at Cambridge University

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Pukehou Poutu Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduate from any NZ university

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Science


Brownlie Scholarship

Eligibility: Application for a UC Doctoral Scholarship

Amount: $26,000 per annum and fees at the domestic rate 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


CWF Hamilton and Co Ltd Master's Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility: ME (Mechanical Engineering) students

Amount: $16,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Mechanical Engineering


DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarships

Eligibility: German Academic Exchange programme

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: Varies 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


F A Hayek Scholarship in Economics or Political Science

Eligibility: Study towards an honours or master's degree in Economics or Political Science

Amount: $16,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law; College of Science

Subjects: Economics; Political Science


Frank and Doris Bateson Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's (Part II) or PhD students in Astronomy or Astrophysics

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy; Physics


Guardian Trust Master's Scholarship in Commerce

Eligibility: Commerce master's students

Amount: $16,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Business and Law


H J Hopkins Postgraduate Scholarship in Civil Engineering

Eligibility: One award is available annually (subject to there being sufficient funds) for full-time Master's or PhD study in Civil Engineering.

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: Various 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Civil Engineering


New Zealand Brain Research Institute Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: PhD students

Amount: $25,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years (up to) 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Orion Master's Energy Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's students in the energy field

Amount: $16,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Roper Scholarship in Science

Eligibility: Doctoral studies

Amount: $26,000 per annum plus tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Science


UC Doctoral Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Eligibility: Doctoral students with disabilities

Amount: $21,000 per annum, plus tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: 4 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


UC Master's Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Eligibility: Master's students with disabilities

Amount: Tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: 2 years (up to) 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Vida Stout Scholarship

Eligibility: PhD students in the School of Biological Sciences

Amount: See description 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Biological Sciences


William and Ina Cartwright Scholarship

Eligibility: Education PhD students

Amount: $26,000 per EFTS plus tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: 3 EFTS (up to) 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Education


HOPE-Selwyn Foundation Scholarship in Ageing Research: University of Canterbury

Eligibility: Domestic master's and doctoral students

Amount: $6,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Langdon Scholarship in Art - UC

Eligibility: Fine Arts postgraduate students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


Langdon Scholarship in Music - UC

Eligibility: Postgraduate Music students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Ngai Tahu Research Centre Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: PhD students whose study is facilitated by the Ngai Tahu Research Centre

Amount: $21,000 per annum plus tuition fees and Student Services Levy 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Ngai Tahu Research Centre Postgraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate diploma, honours, and master's students whose study is facilitated by Ngai Tahu Research Centre

Amount: See description 

Tenure: 1-2 years 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Bickerton-Widdowson Trust Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Open to any student of the School of Fine Arts

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


C. Wright Mills Scholarship in Anthropology

Eligibility: MA or PhD Antrhopology students, who are graduates of NZ universities or the University of the South Pacific

Amount: $3,750 per annum 

Tenure: 1 - 2 EFTS 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Anthropology


Charles Cook, Warwick House, Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Intending postgraduate students who have graduated from a NZ university

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018


Dennis William Moore Scholarship

Eligibility: Enrolled as a thesis student in Astronomy

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year (Masters) or 3 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy


Ethel Rose Overton Scholarship

Eligibility: Full-time enrolment in a Bachelor's degree with Honours, a Master's degree, or PhD in Fine Arts

Amount: various 

Tenure: 1 year (BFA(Hons), BA(Hons), MFA or MA) or up to 3 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


Ethel Susan Jones Fine Arts Travelling Scholarship

Eligibility: For students who are close to completion of, or who have completed within the last two years, a BFA, BFA(Hons) or MFA

Amount: Up to $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


Farina Thompson Charitable Trust Music Scholarship

Eligibility: Full-time study in music performance, composition, musicology or related subjects

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Frank Knox Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate study at Harvard

Amount: US$19,500 

Tenure: varies 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Graduates Association Scholarship

Eligibility: NZ citizens, graduates of UC, intending to enrol for honours degree in Arts or Commerce, or for master's degree in Arts, Commerce, or Law

Amount: $1,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law


Keith Laugesen Music Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduate study in music

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: up to 2 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Laura J Clad Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: MSc or PhD thesis in the College of Science

Amount: $2,400 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Ecology; Environmental Science


Lord Rutherford Memorial Research Fellowship

Eligibility: Research fellowship in Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics

Amount: $20,000 per annum 

Tenure: 2 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science


Mercer Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate students

Amount: $6,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Owen Browning Scholarships in Forestry

Eligibility: Postgraduate study in Forestry

Amount: various 

Tenure: 1 year (Master's), 2 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Environmental Science; Forestry


Robert Bell Travelling Scholarship in Journalism

Eligibility: Overseas research in news media

Amount: $12,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Journalism


Sims Empire Scholarship

Eligibility: Overseas study or research in the UK

Amount: $15,000 per annum 

Tenure: 2 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science


Sir William Hartley Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate study in the UK for women

Amount: $10,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


T W Adams Scholarship in Forestry

Eligibility: MForSc or PhD in Forestry

Amount: Various 

Tenure: 1 year (Master's) or 2 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Forestry


Tait Communications Research Scholarship

Eligibility: New Zealand full-time master's and PhD students

Amount: $15,000 or $30,000 per annum 

Tenure: 1 or 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Tytheridge Travelling Scholarship in Arts

Eligibility: Postgraduate students

Amount: $20000 per annum 

Tenure: 2 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts


Electoral Commission Suffrage Scholarship

Eligibility: Honours and Master's students

Amount: Domestic fees 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 03 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Political Science


Professor Jim Coxon Graduate Chemistry Fund

Eligibility: Postgraduate Chemistry students

Amount: $750 (up to) 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: 10 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Chemistry


Malcolm Tait Music Education Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate Music

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Arup Fire Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: MEFE and MEngSt(Fire) students

Amount: $4,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Fire Engineering


Fire and Emergency New Zealand Fire Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic Fire Engineering students

Amount: $20,000 per annum 

Tenure: 1 or 2 years 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Fire Engineering


NZ SFPE Fire Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: Study towards a MEFE

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Fire Engineering


Olsson Fire & Risk Annual Scholarship

Eligibility: Fire Engineering master's students

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Fire Engineering


Olsson Fire & Risk Master's Scholarship

Eligibility: Fire Engineering master's students

Amount: $15,000 plus tuition fees at the domestic rate 

Tenure: 1 - 2 years 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Fire Engineering


Kitchener Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: For Armed Forces staff or their sons/ daughters to study Forestry, Agriculture or Horticulture.

Amount: $500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Northington Partners Scholarship in Finance

Eligibility: Postgraduate Finance students

Amount: $15,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law; College of Science

Subjects: Finance


Judith Clark Memorial Fellowships

Eligibility: Domestic honours graduates in Music

Amount: Up to $15,000 

Tenure: See website (below) 

Closing Date: 15 Feb 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


FMB Reynolds Scholarship in Law to Oxford

Eligibility: New Zealand postgraduate Law students at the University of Oxford

Amount: $8,000 (approximately) 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law

Subjects: Law


Gateway Antarctica's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Scholarship in Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies

Eligibility: PhD or master's thesis students in an Antarctic-related topic

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2019

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Antarctic Studies


Gordon Watson Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a honours degree or a degree in Theology

Amount: $12,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Kiwi Music Scholarship

Eligibility: Classical instrumental performance or conducting

Amount: $50,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


L B Wood Travelling Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduates studying in Britain

Amount: $3,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin Prize (For Women)

Eligibility: Postgraduate study in law by a woman

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law

Subjects: Law


Patricia Pratt Scholarship in Musical Performance

Eligibility: Intention to pursue overseas study in music

Amount: $30,000 per annum 

Tenure: 2 years 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Shirtcliffe Fellowship

Eligibility: Doctoral research

Amount: $5,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Sir Robertson Stewart Scholarship

Eligibility: ME students

Amount: Varies 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Todd Foundation Awards for Excellence

Eligibility: Research in anything that will have a practical application

Amount: up to $12,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


William Georgetti Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate study and research which supports social, cultural or economic development of New Zealand.

Amount: $20,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Auckland Council Chief Economist's Research Scholarship in Economics

Eligibility: Postgraduate students in urban economics or related field

Amount: $2,000-$4,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 05 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law; College of Science

Subjects: Economics


Roland Stead Postgraduate Scholarship in Biology

Eligibility: Part II MSc students in Biological Sciences

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 EFTS 

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Biological Sciences


Commonwealth Master's Scholarships

Eligibility: Prospective master's students

Amount: See description 

Tenure: See ACU website (below) 

Closing Date: 11 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Christchurch City Council Antarctic Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's-thesis or doctoral study

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 12 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Antarctic Studies


Bruce Cronin Bay Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's and PhD students

Amount: $5,000 per annum 

Tenure: Not stated 

Closing Date: 16 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Science


Commonwealth Scholarship to United Kingdom

Eligibility: Prospective PhD students

Amount: See Commonwealth Scholarships website 

Tenure: See Commonwealth Scholarships website 

Closing Date: 21 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Barbara Mito Reed Award

Eligibility: NZ citizens or Permanent Residents but not native speakers of Japanese.

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Japanese


Dr Russell Smith Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Blind or visually impaired students

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


G B Battersby-Trimble Scholarship in Computer Science

Eligibility: Final-year Honours, Master's or PhD level for advancing study in Computer Science

Amount: Various 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Computer Science


Geography Students Conference Fund

Eligibility: Geography research student attending conferences

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Science

Subjects: Geography


Gertrude Ardagh Holmes Bursary Fund

Eligibility: Hardship

Amount: $600 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Joan Burns Memorial Scholarship in History

Eligibility: BA(Hons) or M.A. Part 1 in History, full-time or part-time.

Amount: Stipend equivalent to domestic tuition fees 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: History


Lighthouse Vision Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic students with a vision impairment

Amount: Up to $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Marian D'Eve Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Students studying, researching, or developing resources for early childhood special needs education

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


New Zealand Business and Parliament Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's students in Department of Political Science and International Relations

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Political Science


Susan Barnes Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic students with a vision impairment

Amount: up to $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Three Nations Conference Award

Eligibility: Postgraduate students in Department of Sociology and Anthropology, of Maori, Pasifika, or indigenous Australian ethnicity.

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Anthropology; Sociology


UC Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduate and honours students in Mathematics, Statistics Computational and Applied Mathematical Sciences, Data Science, Applied Data Science, or Financial Engineering

Amount: See description 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Mathematics; Statistics


McKelvey Award

Eligibility: Master's and PhD Forestry students

Amount: $1,000 (up to) 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: 01 Apr 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Forestry


Clifford Wallace Collins Memorial Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: UC graduates at Victoria University, in Information Studies programme

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Apr 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Keith Laugesen Scholarship

Eligibility: PhD in Science or Engineering

Amount: $24,500 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering; College of Science


Edward Gibbon Wakefield Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Doctoral study in creative arts or humanities

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2019

Colleges: College of Arts


Ngau Boon Keat Postgraduate Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility: ME, MEngSt and PhD students in Mechancial Engineering

Amount: $25,000 per annum 

Tenure: 1-3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Mechanical Engineering


Francis Small Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic Engineering master's students

Amount: up to $10,000 

Tenure: See regulations 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Chemical and Process Engineering; Civil Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Mechanical Engineering


Betty Wignall Scholarship in Chemistry

Eligibility: PhD students of Chemistry

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 May 2022

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Chemistry


Claude McCarthy Fellowship

Eligibility: PhD students who are graduates of NZ universities

Amount: See UNZ website (from link at foot of full record) 

Tenure: See UNZ website (from link at foot of full record) 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: General (any College)


Dennis William Moore Fund

Eligibility: To assist staff or students with research in astronomy at Mt. John University Observatory

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: n.a. 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy


Frank Bradshaw and Elizabeth Pepper Wood Fund

Eligibility: To support research in astronomy, particularly research carried out at the Mount John University Observatory

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: Unspecified 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy


Fulbright Awards

Eligibility: See external website

Amount: See external website 

Tenure: See external website 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: General (any College)


MacDiarmid Institute 2015 PhD Scholarship: Neuromorphic Nanoparticle Devices

Eligibility: See website

Amount: $27,000 per annum plus tuition fees 

Tenure: See website 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Physics


MacDiarmid Institute 2015 PhD Scholarship: Scanning Microscopy Studies of Rare Earth Nitrides and Related Materials

Eligibility: See website

Amount: $27,000 per annum plus tuition fees 

Tenure: See website 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Physics


MacDiarmid Institute 2015 PhD Scholarship: The Role of Physical Forces in Cancer Development

Eligibility: See MacDiarmid Institute website

Amount: $27,000 per annum plus tuition fees 

Tenure: See MacDiarmid Institute website 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Bioengineering


Master's scholarship: Computational Fluid Dynamics - Filtering and capturing trace metals from water

Eligibility: See description

Amount: $25,000 plus tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: Enquire 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Computer Science; Mathematics; Physics


Tailored environments for highly active and stable electrocatalysts: PhD Scholarship in Chemistry

Eligibility: Honours or master's degree in Chemistry

Amount: $27,500 p.a. plus PhD tuition fees 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Chemistry


UC Connect Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Research doctoral students

Amount: $21,000 per 120 points of thesis enrolment, plus tuition fees for thesis enrolment only, at the New Zealand domestic rate 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: General (any College)


University of Canterbury and China Scholarships Council Joint PhD Scholarship Programme

Eligibility: Chinese postgraduate students

Amount: See below 

Tenure: 4 years 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: General (any College)


Vice Chancellor's Excellence Award

Eligibility: Full-time domestic undergraduate students and full-time domestic doctoral students

Amount: Course fees and a certificate of proficiency 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Arts


B G Wybourne Scholarship in Physics or Astronomy

Eligibility: No application required

Amount: The value will be determined annually. 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy; Physics


Bill Makepeace Prize in Biological Sciences

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: $700 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Biological Sciences


C E Fenwick Prizes in Chemistry

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: $250 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Chemistry


Canterbury Community Trust Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Canterbury region-based PhD student

Amount: $24,500 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: General (any College)


Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce MBA Strategic Management

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: $500 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Business and Law

Subjects: Business Administration


CCH NZ Ltd Prize in MBA Strategy and International Business

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: A set of CCH Bound New Zealand Business Law Cases and a selection of three CCH books 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Business and Law

Subjects: Business Administration


Coastal and Ocean Engineering Conference Fund

Eligibility: Coastal Engineering

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Civil Engineering; Geography; Natural Resources Engineering


Corallyn Newman Prize

Eligibility: For a student graduating from the University of Canterbury who were formerly pupils of Christchurch Girls' High School.

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: General (any College)


Cuth J Wilkins Prize

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Chemistry


D W Bain Prize in Journalism

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: $500 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Journalism


Department of Accounting and Information Systems PhD Scholarship

Eligibility: Acountancy and Information Systems PhD students

Amount: See description 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Business and Law

Subjects: Accounting and Information Systems


Department of Economics and Finance Honours and Master's Scholarship

Eligibility: Recent UC Finance and Economics graduates

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law; College of Science

Subjects: Economics; Finance


Department of Economics and Finance PhD Scholarship

Eligibility: PhD students in Economics or Finance

Amount: Tuition fees for up to 1.00 EFTS per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law; College of Science

Subjects: Economics; Finance


Doctoral Graduate Women Canterbury (Inc.) Trust Board Scholarship

Eligibility: Female domestic doctoral students in College of Arts, or College of Education, Health and Human Development

Amount: $24,500 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Education, Health & Human Development


Dr Gregory S C Hii Prize in Organic Chemistry

Eligibility: PhD students in Chemistry

Amount: $500 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Chemistry


Economics and Finance Good Citizenship Scholarship

Eligibility: UC students eligible for enrolment in the Master's of Applied Finance and Economics

Amount: Fees at domestic rate for MAFE degree 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law; College of Science

Subjects: Economics; Finance


Electric Power Engineering Centre (EPECentre) Postgraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's and PhD students in Electric Power Engineering

Amount: See description 

Tenure: 1 year (Master's) or 3 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Electrical and Electronic Engineering


George Jobberns Prize in Geography

Eligibility: Geography master's students

Amount: $400 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Science

Subjects: Geography


Gladys Vincent Memorial Prize in Music

Eligibility: Students of violin

Amount: $600 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Graham Whyte Prize

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: $700 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Forestry


Harry Ellwood Scholarship in Music

Eligibility: Completion of at least one year of study, at UC, in violin, viola, cello or double bass

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Helen Wily Prize

Eligibility: Enrolment in mathematical sciences at 300/400 level

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Mathematics


Hewitt Prize

Eligibility: Music performance students

Amount: $500 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Howard McNaughton Prize in Drama

Eligibility: Undergraduate and postgraduate English students

Amount: $250 

Tenure: n.a. 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: English


Jane Rounick Memorial Award

Eligibility: Final year of a BFA, BFA(Hons) or MFA.

Amount: $3,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Sculpture


Jean Seabrook Prize

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: $500 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Communication Disorders/Audiology


Jim Cole Prize

Eligibility: PhD students whose senior supervisor was in the Department of Geological Sciences

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Geology


Judith Ensor Prize for Students with a Specific Learning Difficulty

Eligibility: Students with specific learning difficulties

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: Application Not Required


Kokkinidis Memorial Prize

Eligibility: 400-level Psychology students

Amount: $300 

Tenure: n.a. 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Science

Subjects: Psychology


Master's Graduate Women Canterbury (Inc.) Trust Board Scholarship

Eligibility: Female NZ citizens who apply for UC Master's Scholarship

Amount: Tuition fees 

Tenure: 90-120 points of enrolment 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: General (any College)


Navy League of Canterbury Prize in Diplomacy and International Relations

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: $500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Diplomacy and International Relations


Professor C C Farr Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: $500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy; Physics


Robert Bell Scholarship

Eligibility: Enrolment in PGDip Journalism programme

Amount: $4,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Journalism


Seamus Hogan Memorial Prize

Eligibility: 600-level Economics students

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law; College of Science

Subjects: Economics


Sir George Grey Scholarship

Eligibility: Science students eligible for a UC Senior Scholarship.

Amount: $2,200 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science


Sir Julius von Haast Prize for Master of Disaster, Risk and Resilience

Eligibility: Students in final year of MDRR

Amount: $1,200 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Hazard and Disaster Management


Sir Julius von Haast Prize for MSc in Disaster, Risk and Resilience

Eligibility: Students in final year of MSc in Disaster, Risk and Resilience

Amount: $1,200 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Hazard and Disaster Management


Sir Julius von Haast Prize for MSc in Engineering Geology

Eligibility: Students in final year of MSc in Engineering Geology

Amount: $1,200 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Engineering Geology


Sir Julius von Haast Prize for MSc in Geology

Eligibility: Students in final year of MSc in Geology

Amount: $1,200 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Geology


Sir Julius von Haast Prize for Professional Master of Engineering Geology

Eligibility: Students in final year of PMEG

Amount: $1,200 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Engineering Geology


University of Canterbury Department of Psychology MSc in Applied Psychology Prize

Eligibility: APSY Part 1 students

Amount: $300 

Tenure: n.a. 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Applied Psychology


University Prizes

Eligibility: Awarded on merit

Amount: $500 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: Application Not Required

Colleges: General (any College)


Disclaimer

While every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct, applicants are advised to check the application forms and regulations for eligibility criteria, scholarship value and tenure, and closing dates.