Hugh McDougall Rankin Education Scholarship


Hugh McDougall Rankin established the Hugh McDougall Rankin Education Trust to provide financial assistance to students who wish to undertake studies in the sciences so that they may further their education and contribute to the technological wealth of New Zealand.


Applicants must be full time students undertaking an undergraduate degree programme in any physical science subject, such as chemistry, physics, biology, engineering, biotechnology, biochemistry, mathematics, and applied sciences, who have successfully completed at least one year of tertiary study at Lincoln University, University of Canterbury, or Ara Institute of Canterbury.

Applicants must have had not less than four years' secondary schooling in a state (excluding state-integrated) secondary school within the boundaries of the Christchurch City Territorial Local Authority.

Applicants must be under the age of 25 years when applying for the scholarship.

Tuition and other compulsory fees up to $6,000
1 year
Closing Dates
01 Mar 2021

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. College of Engineering. College of Science. Undergraduate.


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.