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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


Helen Macmillan Brown Bursaries

Eligibility: Female hall/village residents

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


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)


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)


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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Environmental Science


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)


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)


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)


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


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


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


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


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


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


Royal Commonwealth Society, Canterbury Scholarship

Eligibility: Commonweath master's and PhD students

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 May 2019


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


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


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


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)


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