HMNZS Canterbury Scholarship


This scholarship supports school leavers from the Canterbury region in their first year of undergraduate study in any discipline at the University of Canterbury. The Royal New Zealand Navy established this scholarship in 2005 on the occasion of the decommissioning of the frigate HMNZS Canterbury. Up to two scholarships are available annually.

The online application system will begin accepting applications approximately eight weeks before the advertised closing date.
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Applicants must be citizens of New Zealand or holders of New Zealand residence class visas. They must be completing a university entrance qualification in the Canterbury region in the year of application (or, in the case of a gap year, in the year immediately prior to the year of application). The scholarship is tenable during full-time enrolment at the University in a recipient's first year of study in a programme for an undergraduate degree.

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. Domestic 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.