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, academic, and professional development.
- Opportunities to experience and contribute to the Christchurch regeneration, and to engage with the Christchurch community through membership of the Student Volunteer Army and through small-group projects.

150 scholarships are available annually.

The online application system will begin accepting applications approximately eight weeks before the advertised closing date.
Apply on-line


Applicants must be Year-13 students or on a gap year, and, in the year of application (or, in the case of gap year applicants, in the previous year), either attending an Auckland or Wellington school or living in the Auckland or Wellington region. They must have gained NCEA Level 2 with Merit or Excellence endorsement (or equivalent).

See description.
1 year
Closing Dates
15 Aug 2020

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. 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.