UC Haupatu Scholarship


This scholarship recognises the value of student athletes and sports in general to the well-being of the University of Canterbury community, and aims to support those who are representing at a regional and/or national level while studying at the University. Ten scholarships are available annually.

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


Applicants must be age-group regional and/or national representatives in sporting codes. They must be intending to begin their first year of full-time study in a programme for an undergraduate degree at the University. Applicants must have completed, or be completing, a University Entrance qualification or equivalent, and have studied at secondary level in the year of application (or in the previous year if they are on a gap year). They must be:
a. New Zealand or Australian citizens; or
b. holders of New Zealand residence class visas; or
c. international students studying at secondary level in New Zealand.

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. 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.