Scholarships and awards

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The College of Arts offers a wide range of Arts scholarships. Undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships are available to school leavers, mature students, Māori and Pasifica students, and current students.

For more information on scholarships throughout the University of Canterbury see the Scholarships homepage.

College Awards

The College of Arts also offers the following College Awards:

New Masters College Awards

There are a limited number of College Awards of up to $4000 towards tuition fees available for masters students enrolling for the first time in the degrees listed below in 2020. 
2020 Applications are due 25 January. Awards will be awarded based on the GPA of the previous year of study.

Apply for a College Award

To apply for a College Award apply to enrol at UC and complete the UC Arts college award application form and email it to for consideration.

Apply for scholarships, grants and prizes.

Search the Scholarships database for a full list of possible funding support.