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.

Eligibility

• 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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Benefits

• 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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