Scholarships and funding

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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:

Undergraduate scholarships

Postgraduate scholarships

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:


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.

To search for scholarships

go to the UC database