Fund Details
UC Product Design Scholarship
Award Amount
$5,000 per annum for two years


The purpose of this scholarship is to recognise and support creative and academically strong students entering their first year of a programme for a Product Design degree at the University of Canterbury.

a. Financial assistance with the costs associated with university study, at a value of $5,000 for up to two years

Level of Study: School Leaver (First year undergraduate)

Closing Date: 11:59 pm (NZT) 15 August (Applications open approximately 8 weeks before this date)

Tenure: Two years

Number Available Annually: Ten

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: Full-time enrolment in the first and second years of a programme for an undergraduate degree in one of the following:
  • Bachelor of Product Design (BProdDesign)
  • Conjoint Bachelor of Product Design and Bachelor of Commerce (BProdDesign/BCom)
  • Conjoint Bachelor of Product Design and Bachelor of Science (BProdDesign/BSc)
Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Not applicable

Special Requirements: Must be completing/have completed a university entrance qualification at secondary level in New Zealand, or overseas at Te Aho o Te Kura Pounamu, in the year of application (or, in the case of a gap year, in the year immediately prior). International students who meet these requirements are eligible to apply

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Special Eligibility Requirements:

Selection will be based on:
  1. demonstrated potential in innovative product design, game software development, or outstanding design communication; and
  2. academic achievement, as indicated by quality of achievement in NCEA, or equivalent university entrance qualification.

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at

Search Filters:

  • College of Engineering
    Level of Study
    • School Leaver (First year undergraduate)
      Subject of Study
      • Product Design
        Domestic/International Students
        • Domestic
        • International
        • International currently studying in a New Zealand secondary school
          Application Closing Month
          • August
            Award Type
            • Any
            • Scholarship
              Begin Accepting Applications Date:
              2 Nov 2020
              Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
              10 Jan 2021 11:59 PM