UC International First Year Scholarship (NZ School-Leaver Scholarship)

  • Bachelor
  • EUR 8800
  • 15 August 2023

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognise and support top-achieving international students who have completed, or are currently completing, a university-entrance qualification at a New Zealand secondary school, and will be commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury.

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 completed, or be completing, a University Entrance qualification (or equivalent), and have studied at secondary level in Aotearoa New Zealand in the year of application (or in the previous year if they are on a gap year). Please refer to the regulations for further details.
  • Applicants, by the closing date for the round in which they are applying, must have applied for admission to the University.
  • The scholarship is not tenable by students who have already undertaken partial study in an undergraduate degree programme at a New Zealand tertiary institution.

Selection will be based on:

  • Quality of academic achievement; and
  • Character, and evidence of leadership potential, and of involvement in cultural, sport, and/or community activities; and
  • Financial circumstances; and
  • Strategic objectives of the University.

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Financial assistance with tuition fees, at a value of $15,000.