University of Canterbury Alumni Scholarship


The scholarship supports postgraduate and first-year undergraduate students at the University of Canterbury. It was established in 2014 by the University of Canterbury Alumni South Island Chapter.

Objectives of the UC Alumni South Island Chapter (PDF, 100KB)

The online application system requires you to have a myUC account; you must register with myUC prior to applying online for a scholarship. The online application system will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date.

School Leavers:
Apply on-line

Postgraduate Students:
Apply on-line


Up to four scholarships will be available annually to those who intend to enrol for full-time study at UC in the following year. The scholarships are awarded in two categories:
Two scholarships will be available to those who intend to begin their first year of an undergraduate degree programme, who have completed or are completing a University Entrance qualification, and who attended school in the year of application.
Two scholarships will be available to those who intend to undertake the final year of a programme for an honours degree, or any year of a programme for a postgraduate degree or postgraduate diploma.

1 year
Closing Dates
15 Aug 2018

How to apply for this scholarship

You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.

However, if the scholarship is managed by Universities NZ or another department of the University an External Website link will appear below and application instructions will be available through that link.


Application required only. Postgraduate. Prospective Students. Undergraduate. Domestic Students. International Students.


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.