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Dick and Mary Earle Scholarship in Technology

Eligibility: NZ citizens or Permanent Residents, with Techonology or Engineering honours degrees

Amount: $17,000 per annum at Master's level and $25,000 per annum at PhD level 

Tenure: up to 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering


Edna Waddell Undergraduate Scholarships for Women

Eligibility: First year of full time undergraduate study in Technology or Engineering for female students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering


Todd Foundation Postgraduate Scholarship in Energy Research

Eligibility: Research in the field of Energy, towards a doctoral degree at a NZ institute

Amount: $28,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering


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)


Ensom Prize

Eligibility: An essay

Amount: $1,200 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Evans Fund

Eligibility: Master's or PhD degree in Chemistry, who have incurred heavy personal expenses in their research project

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Chemistry


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


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)


RAFT's Recreation and Academic Field Trips Achievement Prize

Eligibility: Recreational/sporting and academic achievement

Amount: $300 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 30 Sep 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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


Henry Kelsey Research Scholarship

Eligibility: Study in the field of muscular function

Amount: $12,000 

Tenure: 2 years (Master's) or 3 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Science


Okamatsu/ Kimura-Steven Scholarship

Eligibility: Japanese language at 200 level or 300 level

Amount: $1,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Japanese


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)


Pukehou Poutu Scholarship

Eligibility: Graduate from any NZ university

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Science


Spark Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic female undergraduates

Amount: $5,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years (up to) 

Closing Date: 01 Oct 2018

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

Subjects: Accounting and Information Systems; Computer Engineering; Computer Science; Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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)


CWF Hamilton and Co Ltd Master's Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility: ME (Mechanical Engineering) students

Amount: $16,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Mechanical Engineering


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


Frank and Doris Bateson Memorial Graduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's (Part II) or PhD students in Astronomy or Astrophysics

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy; Physics


Guardian Trust Master's Scholarship in Commerce

Eligibility: Commerce master's students

Amount: $16,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Business and Law


H J Hopkins Postgraduate Scholarship in Civil Engineering

Eligibility: One award is available annually (subject to there being sufficient funds) for full-time Master's or PhD study in Civil Engineering.

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: Various 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Civil Engineering


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)


Roper Scholarship in Science

Eligibility: Doctoral studies

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

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Science


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


Grant Lingard Scholarship

Eligibility: Full-time enrollment in final year of a BFA

Amount: full-time tuition fees at the New Zealand domestic rate 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Oct 2018

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


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


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


Charles Cook, Warwick House, Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Intending postgraduate students who have graduated from a NZ university

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018


Dennis William Moore Scholarship

Eligibility: Enrolled as a thesis student in Astronomy

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year (Masters) or 3 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy


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


Laura J Clad Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: MSc or PhD thesis in the College of Science

Amount: $2,400 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Ecology; Environmental Science


Lord Rutherford Memorial Research Fellowship

Eligibility: Research fellowship in Physics, Chemistry or Mathematics

Amount: $20,000 per annum 

Tenure: 2 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science


Mercer Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Postgraduate students

Amount: $6,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Owen Browning Scholarships in Forestry

Eligibility: Postgraduate study in Forestry

Amount: various 

Tenure: 1 year (Master's), 2 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Environmental Science; Forestry


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


Sims Empire Scholarship

Eligibility: Overseas study or research in the UK

Amount: $15,000 per annum 

Tenure: 2 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science


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)


T W Adams Scholarship in Forestry

Eligibility: MForSc or PhD in Forestry

Amount: Various 

Tenure: 1 year (Master's) or 2 years (PhD) 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Forestry


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


UC College of Engineering Mathematics and Statistics STAR Scholarship

Eligibility: Prospective first-year Mathematics, Statistics, Computational and Applied Mathematical Sciences, Data Science, Applied Data Science, or Financial Engineering students who have completed MATH 199.

Amount: $5,000 per annum 

Tenure: up to 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

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

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


Walter Jones Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic BSc / BSc Hons students

Amount: Tuition fees 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science


Professor Jim Coxon Graduate Chemistry Fund

Eligibility: Postgraduate Chemistry students

Amount: $750 (up to) 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: 10 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Chemistry


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


UC College of Arts Honours Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduate study with Honours in Arts

Amount: Up to 1 EFTS 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 21 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Arts


Arup Fire Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: MEFE and MEngSt(Fire) students

Amount: $4,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Fire Engineering


Fire and Emergency New Zealand Fire Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic Fire Engineering students

Amount: $20,000 per annum 

Tenure: 1 or 2 years 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Fire Engineering


NZ SFPE Fire Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: Study towards a MEFE

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Fire Engineering


Olsson Fire & Risk Annual Scholarship

Eligibility: Fire Engineering master's students

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Fire Engineering


Olsson Fire & Risk Master's Scholarship

Eligibility: Fire Engineering master's students

Amount: $15,000 plus tuition fees at the domestic rate 

Tenure: 1 - 2 years 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Fire Engineering


Sir Neil Isaac Scholarship in Environmental Science

Eligibility: Master's and PhD students in Environmental Science or environmental conservation

Amount: $20,000 per annum 

Tenure: 2-3 years 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2018

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Environmental Science


Admiral Sir Gordon Tait University Scholarship

Eligibility: Timaru Boys' High School.

Amount: $4,500 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Douglas Myers Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduate study at Cambridge University

Amount: Tuition fees, living allowance and return airfare 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Girdlers' Scholarship

Eligibility: Intention to study at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

Amount: GBP£32,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 or 4 years 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Kauri Museum Mervyn Sterling Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: A strong connection to Otamatea

Amount: $8,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


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)


KiwiRail/ ONTRACK Undergraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: For sons/daughters of KiwiRail or ONTRACK NZ employees

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Maritime Union Scholarship

Eligibility: At the time of application applicants should have completed at least one year of fulltime undergraduate study. Applicants must also be either: • members of the Maritime Union of New Zealand Inc., and/or of the New Zealand Seafarers Union Inc., and/or of the New Zealand Seamen’s Union Industrial Union of Workers, and/or of Waterfront Workers Union, and/or of the Waterside Workers Federation/Association, who are or were by occupation seafarers or wharfies/watersiders (see Annex 1); OR • the children or grandchildren of any member, as above.

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Peter Windle Scholarship

Eligibility: Intention to study at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

Amount: Tuition fees, a living allowance and a return economy airfare to England 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Robertson Scholars Program

Eligibility: School leavers with admission to Duke University or University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Amount: Full tuition 

Tenure: 4 years 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: General (any College)


Sullivan Scholarship

Eligibility: Roman Catholics

Amount: $600 

Tenure: 5 years 

Closing Date: 01 Dec 2018

Colleges: College of Science


Chrystabel L Aitken Scholarship for Fine Arts

Eligibility: Domestic Fine Arts students

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2019

Colleges: College of Arts

Subjects: Fine Arts


Northington Partners Scholarship in Finance

Eligibility: Postgraduate Finance students

Amount: $15,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Jan 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law; College of Science

Subjects: Finance


BayTrust Bruce Cronin Scholarship

Eligibility: See Universities New Zealand website

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: See Universities New Zealand website 

Closing Date: 01 Feb 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering; College of Science


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


FMB Reynolds Scholarship in Law to Oxford

Eligibility: New Zealand postgraduate Law students at the University of Oxford

Amount: $8,000 (approximately) 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law

Subjects: Law


Gateway Antarctica's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade Scholarship in Antarctic and Southern Ocean Studies

Eligibility: PhD or master's thesis students in an Antarctic-related topic

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 28 Feb 2019

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Antarctic Studies


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)


New Zealand Law Foundation Ethel Benjamin Prize (For Women)

Eligibility: Postgraduate study in law by a woman

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law

Subjects: Law


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


Roland Stead Postgraduate Scholarship in Biology

Eligibility: Part II MSc students in Biological Sciences

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 EFTS 

Closing Date: 10 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Biological Sciences


Christchurch City Council Antarctic Scholarship

Eligibility: Master's-thesis or doctoral study

Amount: $10,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 12 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Antarctic Studies


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)


AECOM Civil/Natural Resources Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic undergraduate Civil and Natural Resources Engineering students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Civil Engineering; Natural Resources Engineering


Alison MacGibbon Fund

Eligibility: Hardship

Amount: $300 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Allied Telesis Labs Scholarship

Eligibility: Final-year Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, and Computer Science students

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Computer Engineering; Computer Science


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


Beca Engineering in Society Scholarships

Eligibility: 2nd and 3rd Pro BE(Hons)

Amount: $3,000-$5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


Brian Morrison Memorial Scholarships in Engineering

Eligibility: Full-time students who are taking subjects of the Professional courses leading to BE(Hons).

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


C S McCully Scholarship

Eligibility: Full-time students who are taking subjects of the Professional courses leading to a BE(Hons)

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


Dow Agrosciences Bursary in Chemical Engineering

Eligibility: Enrolled full-time in BE(Hons) in Chemical & Process Engineering Completed, or been exempted from, 1st Professional year

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Chemical and Process Engineering


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)


EEA Electricity Engineers' Association Scholarships

Eligibility: Domestic 3rd Pro BE(Hons) students

Amount: $4,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


G B Battersby-Trimble Scholarship in Computer Science

Eligibility: Final-year Honours, Master's or PhD level for advancing study in Computer Science

Amount: Various 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering; College of Science

Subjects: Computer Science


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)


Graduate Women Canterbury (Inc.) Trust Board Scholarship

Eligibility: Female NZ citizens at 300, 400, 500, or 600 level

Amount: Tuition fees up to $4,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Helen Trappitt Engineering Scholarship for Women in Civil or Natural Resources Engineering

Eligibility: Domestic female First Professional Year Civil or Natural Resources Engineering students who were offered Direct Entry

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: One year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Civil Engineering; Natural Resources Engineering


Hiway Geotechnical Limited Geotechnical Excellence Scholarship

Eligibility: Students in ENCN452 Advanced Geotechnical Engineering

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Civil Engineering


J R Templin Bursary

Eligibility: Final professional year of BE(Hons)

Amount: $1,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


Jacobs Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic undergraduate Engineering students

Amount: Up to $9,000 

Tenure: Up to three years 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


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)


Lloyd L Hosking Scholarship in Civil Engineering Undergraduate

Eligibility: Final year of BE(Hons) Civil

Amount: $4,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Civil Engineering


MainPower Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic 2nd & 3rd Pro electric power engineering students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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)


McCallion Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: Enrolled in 3rd Pro BE(Hons)

Amount: $1,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


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


New Zealand Post Management Science Scholarship

Eligibility: 300 level BSc or final year BA, BCom, or BSc in Management Science

Amount: $4,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

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

Subjects: Management Science


New Zealand Steel Sir John Ingram Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic female Engineering students

Amount: See description 

Tenure: 3 years (up to) 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Chemical and Process Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Mechatronics Engineering


Norman and Norma Sutherland Scholarship in Civil Engineering

Eligibility: 2nd Pro BE(Hons) Civil

Amount: $3,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Civil Engineering


Park and Paulay Undergraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: 3rd Professional Year BE(Hons) (Civil) students

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Civil Engineering


PSC Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic 3rd Pro electric power engineering students

Amount: $7,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Electrical and Electronic Engineering


RDK Agricultural Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: NZ-born agricultural engineering students

Amount: $1,000 per annum 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


SPE New Zealand Section Scholarship

Eligibility: BE(Hons) interested in the development of oil and gas resources

Amount: $3,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


Steven Bly Memorial Scholarship in Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Eligibility: Students in the 2nd and 3rd Professional Years of a BE(Hons) degree programme in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering

Amount: $1,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Computer Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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)


Tait Communications Undergraduate Scholarship

Eligibility: Electrical and Computer Engineering 2nd- and 3rd-Pro students

Amount: See description 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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


Transpower Scholarship for Women in Engineering

Eligibility: Female domestic students studying Power Engineering

Amount: Tuition fees to $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


UC College of Business and Law Second Year Award for Excellence

Eligibility: Domestic 2nd-year BCom and/or LLB students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law


UC College of Business and Law Third Year Award for Excellence

Eligibility: Domestic 3rd-year BCom and/or LLB students

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law


UC Electric Power Engineering Centre Undergraduate Scholarship: Third Professional Year

Eligibility: Domestic Third Pro students of Electric Power Engineering

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Mechatronics Engineering


Westpac Southland Scholarship

Eligibility: Southland students

Amount: $1,000 per annum 

Tenure: 2 years 

Closing Date: 31 Mar 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


Ernest William File Scholarship

Eligibility: Children of financial members of the Rail & Maritime Transport Union (Inc)

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 01 Apr 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


McKelvey Award

Eligibility: Master's and PhD Forestry students

Amount: $1,000 (up to) 

Tenure: na 

Closing Date: 01 Apr 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Forestry


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


Royal Commonwealth Society, Canterbury Scholarship

Eligibility: Commonweath master's and PhD students

Amount: $2,500 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 May 2019


Riley Consultants Ltd Geotechnical and Water Resource Scholarship

Eligibility: 2nd Pro BE(Hons) Civil or Natural Resources

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 31 May 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Civil Engineering; Natural Resources Engineering


Canterbury Chemeca Trust Fund

Eligibility: Assistance for conferences and workshops

Amount: $500 

Tenure: n/a 

Closing Date: 30 Jun 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Chemical and Process Engineering


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)


Elaine P Snowden Scholarship in Astronomy

Eligibility: Domestic intending 1st-year Astronomy students

Amount: See description 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy


Elman & Alfred Poole Southland Boys' and Southland Girls' High School College of Engineering Scholarship

Eligibility: Pupils of Southland Girls' High School and Southland Boys' High School

Amount: Up to $5,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years (up to) 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


Go Canterbury Scholarship

Eligibility: Prospective first-year students from Auckland and Wellington

Amount: See description. 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 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)


HMNZS Canterbury Scholarship

Eligibility: School leavers from Canterbury

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


John McMillan Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic first-year students in specified subjects

Amount: $6,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

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

Subjects: Economics; Finance; Financial Engineering; Mathematics; Statistics


John Waller Memorial Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic intending first-year students in Criminal Justice, Commerce, Law, or Science

Amount: See Description 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law; College of Science


Leigh and Judith Pownall Scholarship

Eligibility: 100-level students in Geography or Music

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Arts; College of Science

Subjects: Geography; Music


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)


Riccarton Rotary Youth Trust Scholarship

Eligibility: School leavers from Canterbury region

Amount: $10,000 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


SCFNZ Ltd Scholarship (Bachelor of Forestry Science)

Eligibility: Intending first-year BForSci students

Amount: $3,000 (normally) 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Forestry


UC Bright Start Scholarship

Eligibility: Prospective domestic undergraduate 1st-year students

Amount: Tuition fees and compulsory enrolment fees 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


UC College of Business and Law First Year Award for Excellence

Eligibility: Domestic school pupils intending to study for a BCom and/or an LLB

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law


UC College of Business and Law Young Enterprise Scheme Student of the Year Scholarship - South Island Region

Eligibility: Domestic South Island residents in the YES scheme, intending to study for a BCom or LLB

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Business and Law


UC College of Education, Health, and Human Development Maori Scholarship

Eligibility: Undergraduate domestic Maori students in College of Education, Health, and Human Development

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Education, Health & Human Development


UC College of Education, Health, and Human Development Pasifika Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic Pasifika full-time undergraduate degree students in the College of Education, Health, and Human Development

Amount: $5,000 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Education, Health & Human Development


UC Electric Power Engineering Centre Scholarship

Eligibility: Prospective BE(Hons) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering students. Intermediate students may also be eligible; check with EPECentre.

Amount: $15,000 (up to) 

Tenure: 4 years (up to) 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Electrical and Electronic Engineering


UC Emerging Leaders' Scholarship

Eligibility: School leavers

Amount: Tuition fees (second year) or accommodation fees to $6,000 and leadership programme 

Tenure: 1 year 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: General (any College)


UC Product Design Scholarship

Eligibility: Intending BProdDesign students

Amount: $5,000 per annum 

Tenure: 2 years 

Closing Date: 15 Aug 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering


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)


Keith Laugesen Scholarship

Eligibility: PhD in Science or Engineering

Amount: $24,500 per annum 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 Oct 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering; College of Science


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


Ngau Boon Keat Postgraduate Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility: ME, MEngSt and PhD students in Mechancial Engineering

Amount: $25,000 per annum 

Tenure: 1-3 years 

Closing Date: 01 Nov 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Mechanical Engineering


Francis Small Scholarship

Eligibility: Domestic Engineering master's students

Amount: up to $10,000 

Tenure: See regulations 

Closing Date: 30 Nov 2019

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Chemical and Process Engineering; Civil Engineering; Electrical and Electronic Engineering; Mechanical Engineering


Betty Wignall Scholarship in Chemistry

Eligibility: PhD students of Chemistry

Amount: $2,000 

Tenure: 3 years 

Closing Date: 15 May 2022

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Chemistry


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)


Dennis William Moore Fund

Eligibility: To assist staff or students with research in astronomy at Mt. John University Observatory

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: n.a. 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy


Frank Bradshaw and Elizabeth Pepper Wood Fund

Eligibility: To support research in astronomy, particularly research carried out at the Mount John University Observatory

Amount: Unspecified 

Tenure: Unspecified 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Astronomy


Fulbright Awards

Eligibility: See external website

Amount: See external website 

Tenure: See external website 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: General (any College)


MacDiarmid Institute 2015 PhD Scholarship: Neuromorphic Nanoparticle Devices

Eligibility: See website

Amount: $27,000 per annum plus tuition fees 

Tenure: See website 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Physics


MacDiarmid Institute 2015 PhD Scholarship: Scanning Microscopy Studies of Rare Earth Nitrides and Related Materials

Eligibility: See website

Amount: $27,000 per annum plus tuition fees 

Tenure: See website 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Science

Subjects: Physics


MacDiarmid Institute 2015 PhD Scholarship: The Role of Physical Forces in Cancer Development

Eligibility: See MacDiarmid Institute website

Amount: $27,000 per annum plus tuition fees 

Tenure: See MacDiarmid Institute website 

Closing Date: Always Open

Colleges: College of Engineering

Subjects: Bioengineering


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


Disclaimer

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.