When are scholarships open? - Application process - Scholarships - University of Canterbury - New Zealand

When are scholarships open?

Applications for scholarships open approximately eight weeks before the closing dates.

Undergraduate

  • Most of the undergraduate scholarships offered or administered by the University close for applications on 31 March.

  • Scholarships offered by external organisations close throughout the year.

  • Scholarship information and application forms are generally available approximately two months prior to the closing date.

Doctoral Applications

  • There are two rounds of University of Canterbury Doctoral Scholarships each year, closing on 15 May and 15 October.

  • For applications that close on 15 May, offers will be made in July, with funding able to commence from 1 July.

  • For applications that close on 15 October, offers will be made in December, with funding able to commence from 1 January.

Master's Applications

  • There are two rounds of University of Canterbury Master's Scholarships each year, closing on 15 May and 15 October.

  • For applications that close on 15 May, offers will be made during the last week of July, with funding able to commence from 1 August.

  • For applications that close on 15 October, offers will be made in December, with funding able to commence from 1 January.

  • All students are notified of the outcome of their applications.

  • Students who are offered a scholarship must accept in writing by the specified date.

Overseas Study

  • Major awards close for applications in August, October or November, for study commencing in the second half of the following year (northern hemisphere). Others close throughout the year.

  • Scholarship information and application forms are generally available approximately two months prior to the closing date.

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