University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarship

  • Bachelor, Master
  • NZD$15,000 up to NZD$20,000

The University of Waikato is offering the International Excellence Scholarship support talented international students from eligible countries who are enrolling for the first time into undergraduate or postgraduate programmes at the University of Waikato.

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To be eligible, applicants must: • be applying to enroll full-time in an undergraduate or postgraduate programme, as a new international student to the University of Waikato; • have received a conditional or unconditional offer of place from the University of Waikato (including a pathway offer for the Certificate of Attainment in English Language; International Diploma (Business); International Diploma (Computer Science) or Diploma of Postgraduate Preparation (Pre-Masters)) at the University of Waikato); • have a minimum GPA-equivalency of B+ in the most recent qualification that was used to gain entrance to your qualification at the University of Waikato; • not currently be enrolled at the University of Waikato (including the Certificate of Attainment in English Language, the Certificate of Attainment in Foundation Studies, the International Diploma (Business) or International Diploma (Computer Science); Diploma of Postgraduate Preparation (PreMasters) or any other pre-degree pathway programme); • not have paid fees at the time of application • not be coming to the University of Waikato via a sponsoring body • not be coming to the University of Waikato on a Guaranteed Credit Arrangement, or through a study abroad or student exchange agreement;

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The Scholarships have a value of up to NZD$20,000 for undergraduate students and up to NZD$15,000 for postgraduate students, and will be awarded to applicants who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement


Applications can be submitted at any time If you are new to the University of Waikato you will need to: • Complete an Application to Enrol BEFORE you can have access to apply for Scholarships and Awards (This application is not a commitment to study here at the University of Waikato and can be withdrawn or updated at any time). If you are a current student or already have a Waikato account you will be redirected to the MyWaikato screen: • Create an account and Log in to MyWaikato • Click on the ‘Scholarships’ tab and select the scholarship you wish to apply for from the list of scholarships at the bottom of the page.

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