Rotary Club of Christchurch Blackgrove Scholarship


This scholarship supports local students intending to study at the University of Canterbury who face challenges that might otherwise prevent them from considering entry to tertiary education.

The online application system will begin accepting applications approximately eight weeks before the advertised closing date.
Apply on-line


Applicants must have enrolled or have applied to enrol for full-time study in the first year of a degree programme at the University of Canterbury, by 10 December in the year of application.

Recipients must have left secondary school not more than two years prior to commencing the first year of full-time study at the University and must have resided continuously in the Canterbury regional council area for at least 12 months immediately preceding the closing date for applications or preceding the start of a gap year. Preference will be given to applicants who have been educated within the Christchurch City territorial authority.

$5,000 (up to)
1 year
Closing Dates
15 Aug 2020

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. General (any College). Prospective Students. Undergraduate. Financial Hardship.


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.