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Scholarships for international students

04 March 2024

UC offers a range of scholarships for international students at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. Whether you're already in New Zealand or overseas, there are several scholarships available. Search and apply for an international student scholarship.


The University of Canterbury has scholarships available for international students who are:

  • currently studying at secondary level in New Zealand
  • curently studying at UCIC but intend to enrol at UC the following year
  • planning on studying any undergraduate degree at UC but are still overseas
  • planning on studying any postgraduate degree at UC but are still overseas


Search for scholarships

These scholarships are subject to funding availability and are reviewed each year. The UC Scholarships Office administers most of these scholarships – search our scholarships database for all scholarships currently available.

Please note - you need to have created a myUC account prior to access the database.


Applying for a scholarship

Each scholarship has different eligibility criteria (e.g. subject/course, level, citizenship, age, gender, school, region, etc.) and may require different supporting documentation. 

To apply, first review the criteria and then fill out the appropriate form online.

Please read the regulations for each scholarship before you apply. 

Search and Apply for Scholarships

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