UC Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship


This scholarship recognises and supports top-achieving students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury.

You could also be eligible for one or more of UC's other undergraduate scholarships .

The regulations below are for the UC Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship for students beginning study at UC in Semester 2 2019 or Semester 12020. A copy of the regulations that apply for the 2019 scholarships - for students who began at UC in Semester 2 2018 or Semester 1 2019 - is here: 2019 UC Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship regulations .


You do not need to apply for this scholarship: an approved Application to Enrol will be taken as the scholarship application. The scholarship is awarded to students beginning their first year of an undergraduate degree programme at the University who:
a. have been awarded University Entrance, or the equivalent, through studying at secondary level either in New Zealand or overseas at Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu; and
b. have studied at secondary level either in New Zealand or overseas at Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu in the year of their Application to Enrol (or, in the case of a gap year, in the year immediately prior); and
c. have gained one of the academic qualifications listed in the regulations; and
d. have not been enrolled in a degree programme at another university after gaining University Entrance or equivalent.

1 year
Closing Dates
Application Not Required


No application required only. General (any College). Prospective Students. Undergraduate. International Students.


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.