UC offers a range of scholarships for international students intending to enrol in undergraduate or postgraduate study. Whether you are already in New Zealand or off-shore, there are several scholarships available.
The University of Canterbury has scholarships available for international students who are:
- currently studying at secondary level in New Zealand
- curently studying at UCIC but intend to enrol at UC the following year
- planning on studying any undergraduate degree at UC but are still overseas
- planning on studying any postgraduate degree at UC but are still overseas
Search for scholarships
To find scholarships you may be eligible for, please search our scholarship database by selecting the relevant option that applies you. You can search our database here.
Please note - you need to have created a myUC account prior to access the database.
Applying for a scholarship
Each scholarship has different eligibility criteria (e.g. subject/course, level, citizenship, age, gender, school, region, etc.) and may require different supporting documentation.
To apply, first review the criteria and then fill out the appropriate form online.
Scholarships currently open:
- UC International First Year Scholarship (NZ school leaver) $15,000
- UC College of Engineering International Scholarship $15,000
- UC Go Waitaha Canterbury for Auckland and Wellington students $5,000 towards accommodation costs at Tupuānuku
- UC Product Design $5,000 per annum for two years
- UC Horomata Scholarships for Emerging Leaders $6,000
- UC Hiranga Scholarship for academic excellence $5,000
Closing dates: 15 August 2021
Please read the regulations for each scholarship before you apply.