Canterbury Scholarship


These scholarships were established to recognise students of the highest calibre undertaking research doctoral study at the University. Normally, nine prestige awards are offered each year to some of the top candidates for a UC Doctoral Scholarship. For more information please follow this link.


Candidates must be citizens of New Zealand or holders of New Zealand residence class visas who have been offered admission to a research doctoral programme at the University. They must have completed an appropriate qualification at a level judged to be equivalent to a bachelor's or master's degree with first-class honours at UC (equivalent to a UC GPA of at least 7.0).

$21,000 per annum plus thesis tuition fees
3 years
Closing Dates
Application Not Required


No application required only. General (any College). Postgraduate. Domestic 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.