Go Canterbury Scholarship


This scholarship was established by the University of Canterbury and Campus Living Villages NZ to support students from Auckland and Wellington in their first year of study at the University of Canterbury.

The scholarship provides the following:
- Assistance with fees for fully catered accommodation at Campus Living Villages NZ's University Hall, to a value of $5,000, and priority consideration for a place at University Hall.
- Opportunities to attend, at no cost, educational outdoor recreational field trips organised by the University in the Canterbury region.
- Opportunities to attend, at no cost, a range of workshops and seminars organised by the University for personal, career, and professional development.
- Opportunities to experience and contribute to the Christchurch rebuild, and to engage with the Christchurch community and project leaders, either through membership of the Student Volunteer Army or through enrolment, at no cost, in courses selected by the University and related to community engagement.

Up to 150 scholarships are available annually.

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 be Year 13 students who, in the year of application (or in the previous year if they are on a gap year), are either attending an Auckland or Wellington school or living in the Auckland or Wellington region.

See description.
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. General (any College). Prospective Students. Domestic Students. 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.