UC Computer Science High Achievers Award


This scholarship recognises and supports high-achieving students at the University who are entering their first year of a Bachelor of Science degree programme and majoring in Computer Science. Five scholarships are available annually, one of which is reserved for a Maori or Pasifika student.

Applications for scholarships for those joining UC in 2019 have now closed. Applications for those intending to start studies in 2020 will open in June 2019.


Applicants must have completed, or be completing, a university entrance qualification and have studied at secondary level in New Zealand in the year of application (or, in the case of a gap year, in the year immediately prior). International students who meet these requirements are eligible to apply. Applicants must declare their intention to major in Computer Science and to enrol in specified Year 1 Computer Science courses. Recipients who gain direct entry into Year 2 of the degree programme will be exempt from enrolling in the specified courses.

1 year
Closing Dates
15 Aug 2019

How to apply for this scholarship

You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.

However, if the scholarship is managed by Universities NZ or another department of the University an External Website link will appear below and application instructions will be available through that link.


Application required only. Prospective Students. Undergraduate. Maori Students. Pacific Island Students. Computer Science.


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.