We celebrated 150 years of Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury by offering 150 scholarships to students committed to making a positive change in the world. As part of our 150th anniversary celebrations, UC offered 300 Te Kakau a Māui scholarships for 2023 and 2024. The scholarships cover full fees for one undergraduate degree and are available to students from decile 1-7 Te Waipounamu South Island schools.
Scholarships are awarded to students who are committed to making a positive impact in our communities, locally or globally. This can include cultural, economic, environmental, political, and/or social change.
Successful applicants have access to a range of support to ensure they thrive and succeed during their time at UC. 2024 applications closed 15 August 2023.