UC International Accommodation Scholarship

  • Bachelor
  • EUR 2900

UC International Accommodation Scholarship is available to all international students, enrolling in an undergraduate course within the university.

University of Canterbury
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University of Canterbury

It was founded in 1873 as Canterbury College, the first constituent college of the University of New Zealand.

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  • Applicants must have been studying at secondary level in New Zealand in the year of application (or, in the case of a gap year1 in the year immediately prior).
  • Recipients must be full-fee-paying international students and be 18 years of age or over by the official course start date.
  • By the closing date advertised on the webpage for UC halls of residence, applicants must:
  • Complete the separate UC Application for Accommodation online form, selecting Ilam Apartments (Hinau – 5 Bed Apartment (41 weeks, fully-catered)) as their first preference for accommodation; and complete the New Zealand Common Confidential Reference Form.
  • Applicants may not be:
  • Citizens of New Zealand or Australia;
  • Permanent Residents of Australia; or
  • Holders of New Zealand residence class visas.

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Full cost of accommodation at Ilam Apartments in first year of study.

$5,000 towards the cost of accommodation at Ilam Apartments, or equivalent UC accommodation, in the second year of study.

Additional support and assistance during residence in Ilam Apartments, including a Residential Assistant with international student experience to support.


In addition to submitting the accommodation application, students will be required to submit an Expression of Interest.