Scholarships at UC
Scholarships, grants and awards are a great way of funding your university study.
UC offers over $20 million in scholarships and prizes annually to help fund our students' study.
- Through our website you can search through the full list of scholarships and apply on-line.
- The Scholarships Office is the first point of contact for queries relating to scholarships administered by UC. The team at the Scholarships Office can answer your questions and help you with the process.
- Also visit our Faculty websites as they offer a range of scholarships specific to their field of expertise
UC understands that a university education is a major investment for you and your family. A scholarship might just provide the helping hand you need to make university life a little easier.
UC offers a range of scholarships, many recognising factors like academic excellence or sporting achievement. Others have an emphasis on social inclusion and equality and are awarded on the basis of financial need or other hardship.
Search and apply for scholarships
The Te Kakau a Māui Scholarship recognises applicants with a demonstrated and significant commitment to creating positive change in the world.
Tūhuratia mai! If you are planning to enrol in an undergraduate degree, there is a wide range of scholarships you can apply for.
For first-year students who achieved NCEA Level 2 with Excellence (or equivalent).
International students have a range of specialised scholarships to apply for.
UC offers a diverse range of scholarships to support students for study towards any research doctoral degree at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury.
The UC Aho Hīnātore | Accelerator Scholarship is designed to assist the transition of UC’s best and brightest current, and recently completed, students to doctoral studies at UC.
Takere is a six-week scholarship and live-in academy programme for first year students who have whakapapa Māori and/or Pacific.
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