Other Sources of Funding
There are several external organisations and public services that provide financial assistance to students within a range of disciplines.
The Academy of the Royal Society Te Apārangi is today calling for applications for the following postgraduate scholarships:
A $10,000 scholarship for study at masters level in the sciences, applicable across a broad range of science disciplines including the physical, mathematical and computational, earth, environment, marine, social, health, biological, biomedical, human, and behavioural sciences. Applications close 31 August 2022.
A $6,000 award for a Māori and Pasifika postgraduate student undertaking a Master’s which involves social sciences research. Available to any student who is engaged/enrolled in or applying for a Master’s degree which involves undertaking social sciences research at an New Zealand university. Applications close 31 August 2022.
A $6,000 award for a PhD in the Physical Sciences and Engineering in a New Zealand university. Preference will be given to those whose research aims to apply information/image processing to studies in medicine, the physical sciences, astronomy or engineering. Applications close 31 August 2022.
The Freemasons Scholarships are provided annually, funded and administered by The Freemasons Charity. The Freemasons Scholarships are to assist students who are active in their involvement in the community, to complete their university education in their chosen field.
The Rhodes Scholarship is a fully funded, full time, postgraduate award which enables talented young people from around the world to study at the University of Oxford. Applying for the Scholarship is a challenge, but it is an experience which has helped generations of young people to succeed. We encourage applications from talented students everywhere. Rhodes Scholars come to the UK for two or more years and can apply to study most full-time postgraduate courses offered by Oxford University.
Other places to look for scholarships:
- Universities NZ
Universities NZ administers a wide range of external scholarships.
A paid subscription service which offers access to 1000+ funding opportunities through non-university organisations.
- Careers NZ
Links to a number of sources of scholarship funding in areas such as: area of study, community service or involvement, ethnicity, financial hardship, industry of trade of interest and leadership.
MoneyHub provides a complete list of all scholarships available to 2021 Year 13 students who are intending to study in 2022.
TeachNZ provide scholarships that focus on areas where teachers are most needed.
Disclaimer: The awards listed above are external scholarships that UC does not administer. We are simply advertising this scholarship for their administrators as it may be of benefit to UC students. If you have any further questions please contact the administrators for more information.