Scholarships at UC
- How do I
about scholarships?There are many types of scholarships available for those starting study in 2013, including Entrance Scholarships, Emerging Leaders, Sports and Dux Scholarships. You can find out more on these scholarship by doing a search or by visiting our departmental or college pages.
- How do I know
if I'm eligible?Each scholarship application form outlines the relevant eligibility criteria (eg subject/course, level, citizenship, age, gender, school etc). Apply for all of the scholarships you are eligible for, as it is often possible to hold more than one scholarship each year.
- What if I'm doing
a gap year? If you are planning on going overseas on a gap year you may need to apply for the scholarship before you depart. Find out more from our Application advice page.
- How do I apply for
a scholarship? Application forms for UC scholarships are usually available eight weeks prior to the closing date. Other organisations also offer scholarships that UC students can apply for. Check with your school or community groups for further information.
First year Undergraduate Scholarships
Unlimited numbers of UC Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships are available for those who obtain a Merit or Excellence endorsement in Year 13.
Universities NZ Scholarships
Rhodes/Woolf Fisher/Claude McCarthy Scholarships
- Closing 1 August
These scholarships recognise academic achievement and leadership, or enable graduates to present research at conferences.