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UC Innovators' Summer Start-Up Scholarship

Eligibility: Current UC students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 10 weeks 

Closing Date: 15 Sep 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Geographical Society (Canterbury Branch) Research Grant

Eligibility: Geography masters students. Applications must include full details of expenses incurred and include receipts.

Amount: $500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Science

Subjects: Geography


Geography Students Conference Fund

Eligibility: Geography research student attending conferences

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Science

Subjects: Geography


Harry van der Lecq Scholarship

Eligibility: Fine Arts students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


Lester Fund

Eligibility: Master's students with research expenses

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Macmillan Brown Prize for Writers

Eligibility: Current and recent undergraduates of UC

Amount: See description. 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Auckland Medical Aid Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: PhD students

Amount: Up to $25,000 per annum 

Tenure: Up to 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law; College of Education, Health & Human Development


Bings Scholarship

Eligibility: Full-time study at a university in NZ; Psychology, Psychiatry,Theology, Vetinerary Science, Agriculture

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


CNZDRS China-New Zealand Doctoral Research Scholarship

Eligibility: Overseas study in China

Amount: CNY$2,000 per month 

Tenure: up to 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Edward and Isabel Kidson Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduate of a NZ university

Amount: $6,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Mathematics; Physics


Freemasons Postgraduate Scholarships

Eligibility: New Zealand citizens who demonstrate good citizenship and show leadership potential

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Freemasons University Scholarships

Eligibility: NZ Citizens who demonstrate good citizenship and show leadership potential

Amount: $6,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Freyberg Scholarship (New Zealand Defence Scholarship)

Eligibility: New Zealand citizens/holders of residence class visas, studying at postgraduate level

Amount: See description. 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts


Prince of Wales Cambridge International Scholarship

Eligibility: PhD research at Cambridge University

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Brownlie Scholarship

Eligibility: Application for a UC Doctoral Scholarship

Amount: $26,000 per annum and fees at the domestic rate 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Canterbury Scholarship

Eligibility: Doctoral studies

Amount: $21,000 per annum plus thesis tuition fees 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarships

Eligibility: German Academic Exchange programme

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: Varies 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


F A Hayek Scholarship in Economics or Political Science

Eligibility: Study towards an honours or master's degree in Economics or Political Science

Amount: $16,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law; College of Science

Subjects: Economics; Political Science


Ngata Centenary Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Maori PhD candidates

Amount: Equal to value of the UC Doctoral Scholarship 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Orion Master's Energy Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's students in the energy field

Amount: $16,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


UC Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Doctoral students

Amount: $21,000 per annum and tuition fees at the domestic rate 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


UC Doctoral Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Eligibility: Doctoral students with disabilities

Amount: $21,000 per annum, plus tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: 4 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


UC Master's Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's students

Amount: Tuition fees at New Zealand domestic rate for the qualifying project only. 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


UC Master's Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

Eligibility: Master's students with disabilities

Amount: Tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: 2 years (up to) 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


William and Ina Cartwright Scholarship

Eligibility: Education PhD students

Amount: $26,000 per EFTS plus tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: 3 EFTS (up to) 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Education


HOPE-Selwyn Foundation Scholarship in Ageing Research: University of Canterbury

Eligibility: Domestic master's and doctoral students

Amount: $6,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Langdon Scholarship in Art - UC

Eligibility: Fine Arts postgraduate students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


Langdon Scholarship in Music - UC

Eligibility: Postgraduate Music students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Ngai Tahu Research Centre Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: PhD students whose study is facilitated by the Ngai Tahu Research Centre

Amount: $21,000 per annum plus tuition fees and Student Services Levy 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Ngai Tahu Research Centre Postgraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate diploma, honours, and master's students whose study is facilitated by Ngai Tahu Research Centre

Amount: See description 

Tenure: 1-2 years 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Bickerton-Widdowson Trust Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Open to any student of the School of Fine Arts

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


C. Wright Mills Scholarship in Anthropology

Eligibility: MA or PhD Antrhopology students, who are graduates of NZ universities or the University of the South Pacific

Amount: $3,750 per annum 

Tenure: 1 - 2 EFTS 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Anthropology


Ethel Rose Overton Scholarship

Eligibility: Full-time enrolment in a Bachelor's degree with Honours, a Master's degree, or PhD in Fine Arts

Amount: various 

Tenure: 1 year (BFA(Hons), BA(Hons), MFA or MA) or up to 3 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


Ethel Susan Jones Fine Arts Travelling Scholarship

Eligibility: For students who are close to completion of, or who have completed within the last two years, a BFA, BFA(Hons) or MFA

Amount: Up to $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


Farina Thompson Charitable Trust Music Scholarship

Eligibility: Full-time study in music performance, composition, musicology or related subjects

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Frank Knox Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate study at Harvard

Amount: US$19,500 

Tenure: varies 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Graduates Association Scholarship

Eligibility: NZ citizens, graduates of UC, intending to enrol for honours degree in Arts or Commerce, or for master's degree in Arts, Commerce, or Law

Amount: $1,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law


Keith Laugesen Music Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduate study in music

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: up to 2 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Mercer Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate students

Amount: $6,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Robert Bell Travelling Scholarship in Journalism

Eligibility: Overseas research in news media

Amount: $12,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Journalism


Sir William Hartley Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate study in the UK for women

Amount: $10,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Tait Communications Research Scholarship

Eligibility: New Zealand full-time master's and PhD students

Amount: $15,000 or $30,000 per annum 

Tenure: 1 or 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Tytheridge Travelling Scholarship in Arts

Eligibility: Postgraduate students

Amount: $20000 per annum 

Tenure: 2 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts


Malcolm Tait Music Education Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate Music

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Kitchener Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: For Armed Forces staff or their sons/ daughters to study Forestry, Agriculture or Horticulture.

Amount: $500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Judith Clark Memorial Fellowships

Eligibility: Domestic honours graduates in Music

Amount: Up to $15,000 

Tenure: See website (below) 

Closing Date: 15 Feb 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Gordon Watson Scholarship

Eligibility: Applicants must hold a honours degree or a degree in Theology

Amount: $12,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Kiwi Music Scholarship

Eligibility: Classical instrumental performance or conducting

Amount: $50,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


L B Wood Travelling Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduates studying in Britain

Amount: $3,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Patricia Pratt Scholarship in Musical Performance

Eligibility: Intention to pursue overseas study in music

Amount: $30,000 per annum 

Tenure: 2 years 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Music


Shirtcliffe Fellowship

Eligibility: Doctoral research

Amount: $5,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Todd Foundation Awards for Excellence

Eligibility: Research in anything that will have a practical application

Amount: up to $12,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


William Georgetti Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate study and research which supports social, cultural or economic development of New Zealand.

Amount: $20,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Auckland Council Chief Economist's Research Scholarship in Economics

Eligibility: Postgraduate students in urban economics or related field

Amount: $2,000-$4,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 05 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Business and Law; College of Science

Subjects: Economics


Commonwealth Master's Scholarships

Eligibility: Prospective master's students

Amount: See description 

Tenure: See ACU website (below) 

Closing Date: 11 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Commonwealth Scholarship to United Kingdom

Eligibility: Prospective PhD students

Amount: See Commonwealth Scholarships website 

Tenure: See Commonwealth Scholarships website 

Closing Date: 21 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Barbara Mito Reed Award

Eligibility: NZ citizens or Permanent Residents but not native speakers of Japanese.

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Japanese


Dr Russell Smith Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Blind or visually impaired students

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Geography Students Conference Fund

Eligibility: Geography research student attending conferences

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Science

Subjects: Geography


Gertrude Ardagh Holmes Bursary Fund

Eligibility: Hardship

Amount: $600 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Joan Burns Memorial Scholarship in History

Eligibility: BA(Hons) or M.A. Part 1 in History, full-time or part-time.

Amount: Stipend equivalent to domestic tuition fees 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: History


Lighthouse Vision Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic students with a vision impairment

Amount: Up to $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Marian D'Eve Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Students studying, researching, or developing resources for early childhood special needs education

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


New Zealand Business and Parliament Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's students in Department of Political Science and International Relations

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Political Science


Susan Barnes Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic students with a vision impairment

Amount: up to $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Three Nations Conference Award

Eligibility: Postgraduate students in Department of Sociology and Anthropology, of Maori, Pasifika, or indigenous Australian ethnicity.

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Anthropology; Sociology


UC Mathematics and Statistics Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduate and honours students in Mathematics, Statistics Computational and Applied Mathematical Sciences, Data Science, Applied Data Science, or Financial Engineering

Amount: See description 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Applied Data Science; Computational and Applied Mathematics; Data Science; Financial Engineering; Mathematics; Statistics


Clifford Wallace Collins Memorial Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: UC graduates at Victoria University, in Information Studies programme

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Apr 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Anne Reid Memorial Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: English Literature, Music or Fine Arts graduate. NZ citizen or permanent residents.

Amount: $20,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Apr 2019

Colleges: College of Arts


Rhodes Scholarship

Eligibility: Refer to the Universities NZ website

Amount: Refer to the Universities NZ website 

Tenure: Refer to the Universities NZ website 

Closing Date: 16 Jul 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Woolf Fisher Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate research at University of Cambridge

Amount: Approximately $100,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Aug 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Helen Macmillan Brown Bursaries

Eligibility: Female hall/village residents

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Lyttelton Port Company Directors' UC Scholarship

Eligibility: Children of employees of Lyttelton Port Company

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


University of Canterbury Alumni Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate and 1st-year undergraduate students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Edward Gibbon Wakefield Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Doctoral study in creative arts or humanities

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2019

Colleges: College of Arts


Claude McCarthy Fellowship

Eligibility: PhD students who are graduates of NZ universities

Amount: See UNZ website (from link at foot of full record) 

Tenure: See UNZ website (from link at foot of full record) 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: General (any College)


Fulbright Awards

Eligibility: See external website

Amount: See external website 

Tenure: See external website 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: General (any College)


Master's scholarship: Computational Fluid Dynamics - Filtering and capturing trace metals from water

Eligibility: See description

Amount: $25,000 plus tuition fees at domestic rate 

Tenure: Enquire 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Computer Science; Mathematics; Physics


UC Connect Doctoral Scholarship

Eligibility: Research doctoral students

Amount: $21,000 per 120 points of thesis enrolment, plus tuition fees for thesis enrolment only, at the New Zealand domestic rate 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: General (any College)


University of Canterbury and China Scholarships Council Joint PhD Scholarship Programme

Eligibility: Chinese postgraduate students

Amount: See below 

Tenure: 4 years 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: General (any College)


Vice Chancellor's Excellence Award

Eligibility: Full-time domestic undergraduate students and full-time domestic doctoral students

Amount: Course fees and a certificate of proficiency 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Arts


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