University of Otago 150th Entrance Scholarships

  • Bachelor
  • The award value is EUR 8000
  • 15 August 2022

These scholarships provide for students who have demonstrated academic ability and who can show significant financial need or have life circumstances that present barriers to studying at university.


• Significant financial need or life circumstances which present barriers to studying at university. • Achieved NCEA Level 2 endorsed with merit, or equivalent. • Academic ability; disciplines or subjects relevant to their proposed programme of study at University may be assessed (a minimum of NCEA Level 2 awarded with merit, or equivalent, is normally required for consideration). • Financial need. • The life circumstances which present significant barriers to studying at university. • Potential and motivation to succeed at university.

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• Standard value of $13,000. • For exceptional applicants, this scholarship will be awarded at a higher value and a longer tenure. • Tenure in year two normally requires a GPA of 5.0 or better (B) for the previous year. • For those accepting a place in a Residential College as listed at the link below, it will be paid as an accommodation fee waiver of $10,000 in year one, paid directly to your Residential College (the scholarship is not able to be used for payment or part-payment of Residential College placement, deposit, activity or equivalent fees due prior to studying in 2022), and $3,000 towards tuition fees for year two. • For those living in the local community (boarding, flatting or living at home), it will normally comprise of $10,000, in year one, firstly towards tuition and student services fees, if applicable, then as a monthly stipend or lump sum, or you may be able to have the value of your scholarship credited against your tuition fees for your second year of study, and $3,000 towards tuition fees for year two.

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