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Haupatu Scholarship

30 January 2024

The Haupatu scholarship recognises the value of student athletes and sports in general to the wellbeing of the UC community. We have ten scholarships available each year. Learn more about the Haupatu scholarship.


This scholarship recognises the value of student athletes and sports in general to the wellbeing of the University of Canterbury community, and aims to support those who are representing at a regional and/or national level while studying at the University. Ten scholarships are available annually.

Amount: $5,000
Tenure: 1 year
Applications: 2024 sport scholarship applications are now closed.

What you need to know



Applicants must be age-group regional and/or national representatives in sporting codes. They must be intending to begin their first year of full-time study in a programme for an undergraduate degree at the University. Applicants must have completed, or be completing, a University Entrance qualification or equivalent, and have studied at secondary level in the year of application (or in the previous year if they are on a gap year). They must be:
a. New Zealand or Australian citizens; or
b. holders of New Zealand residence class visas; or
c. international students studying at secondary level in New Zealand.

How to apply for this scholarship

All applications are submitted online. The online application system will begin accepting applications eight weeks before the closing date.

Other UC Scholarships

UC offers over $20 million in scholarships and prizes each year. Use the scholarships database to search for all that you could be eligible for.


While every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct, applicants are advised to check the application forms and regulations for eligibility criteria, scholarship value and tenure, and closing dates.

2024 Scholarship Recipients
Past Scholarship Recipients
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