Scholarships and funding
The College of Business and Law offers specific scholarships to University of Canterbury commerce and law students. There is also a range of scholarships for all UC students on the scholarships database.
College of Business and Law First Year scholarships
For both business and law students:
- UC College of Business and Law First Year Award for Excellence ($5,000 for first year; there are up to 25 scholarships, two scholarhips are reserved for Māori students and two are reserved for Pasifika students)
- UC College of Business and Law Young Enterprise Scheme Student of the Year Scholarship - South Island Region ($5,000 for first year; there are two scholarships, one of which is reserved for a student from the Canterbury region)
- Search the UC scholarships database
- Dr John Innes Scholarship for intending law students from Marlborough Boys and Girls High Schools.
- John McMillan Scholarship
- John Waller Memorial Scholarship
UC Business School annually awards UC Doctoral Scholarships and UC Master's Scholarships for students undertaking research degrees in the disciplines of Accounting and Information Systems, Economics, Finance, Management or Marketing. Scholarship applications will be assessed on academic achievement, but also on broader grounds, including any relevant professional experience.
Other postgraduate Business scholarships:
- Department of Accounting and Information Systems PhD Scholarship
- Maori Education Trust scholarships
- F A Hayek Scholarship in Economics or Political Science
UC School of Law awards the University of Canterbury School of Law PhD Scholarship which covers tuition fees for up to three years. The scholarship is available for any study in law or legal studies (subject to availability of supervision). Closing date for Applications: 1 December 2020.
For high achieving Law students, there are numerous scholarships and summer clerk positions offered by law firms as well as scholarships for postgraduate study.