UC International First Scholarship in New Zealand 2020

The University of Canterbury offers International First Year Scholarship to high caliber international students. This scholarship recognises and supports top-achieving international students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury.

The University of Canterbury, originated in 1873 as Canterbury College, is the first constituent college of the University of New Zealand.The university is located in Christchurch, New Zealand. The university offers world-class, inspirational teaching, vibrant campus environment and greatest student lifestyle.


Deadline: March 1, 2020

Degree Level: Undergraduate Degree Programme

Field: Any of the subjects offered by the institution

Number of Scholarships: 25

Nationality: International students

Value: The scholarship is currently awarded with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000.


Eligible Countries: International students

Eligibility Criteria: Recipients must be full-fee-paying international students. Applicants may not be:
a. citizens of New Zealand or Australia;
b. Permanent Residents of Australia; or
c. holders of New Zealand residence class visas.
Applicants must be completing, or have completed on or after 1 January of the year before the year of application, a university entrance-level qualification that permits entry into a University of Canterbury undergraduate degree programme. Such students who are undertaking, or have completed, a programme at the UC International College are eligible to apply. 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.


Apply via the ONLINE APPLICATION link.

Applicants must submit the following documents online: Proof of citizenship or residency status, curriculum vitae, a copy of your passport, a copy of sponsor letter, copies of transcripts, lists of referees, records of learning, language-proficiency tests and any other documentation such as personal statement and portfolio.



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