UC Dux Scholarship


This scholarship recognises and supports the top scholars from New Zealand secondary schools who are commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury. In addition to fees assistance, recipients are given a nomination for a place in a University of Canterbury-sponsored leadership programme. Nominations for the scholarship will be sought by the University from eligible secondary schools, and the scholarship will be offered by the University to the nominated Dux.



Candidates must have completed, or be completing, a university entrance qualification and attending a registered New Zealand secondary school in the year of nomination, and must be intending to begin their first year of full-time study in an undergraduate degree programme at the University.

$6,000 (up to) and nomination for place in leadership programme
1 year
Closing Dates
Application Not Required


No application required only. General (any College). 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.