Fund Details
UC College of Engineering International Scholarship (March Round)
Award Amount


This scholarship recognises top international scholars and supports them in study towards an undergraduate Engineering degree at the University of Canterbury.

a. Financial assistance with tuition fees to a value of $15,000

Level of Study: School leaver (First year undergraduate); Undergraduate

Closing Date: 11:59 pm (NZT) 1 March (for those who will be first enrolling for the following Semester 2, or for Summer School). Applications open approximately 8 weeks before this date

Tenure: One year

Number Available Annually: Up to 35 (across 3 rounds - please refer to the regulations)

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: Must be enrolled full-time in any year of a programme for a BE(Hons) degree at the University of Canterbury

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Must be a full-fee paying international student. May not be a citizen of New Zealand or Australia, hold a New Zealand residence class visa, or be a Permanent Resident of Australia

For more information please click on the award name above. To read the regulations, click here.

Application Information:

Please note, there are 3 rounds for the UC College of Engineering International Scholarship:
  • 1 March (for those who will be first enrolling for the following Semester 2, or for Summer School)
  • 15 August (for those who are studying in New Zealand at that date)
  • 31 October (for those who are studying overseas at that date)

Special Eligibility Requirements:

By the closing date for their application, an applicant must have applied to the University of Canterbury for admission to the Bachelor of Engineering with Honours (BE(Hons)) degree programme.

Applicants cannot already be enrolled in a BE(Hons) programme at the University of Canterbury.

Selection will be based on:
  1. academic achievement; and
  2. demonstrated commitment to, and interest in, Engineering; and
  3. cultural and/or sporting participation, and/or community service; and
  4. general character

Additional Information:

If, during the tenure of a scholarship, a recipient’s immigration status changes so that they are no longer a full-fee-paying international student, and they thereby obtain a partial refund of academic fees from the University, the scholarship is withdrawn, and any scholarship money paid since the status change was recorded at the University is refunded to the University.

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at

Search Filters:

Subject of Study
  • Engineering
    Level of Study
    • School Leaver (First year undergraduate)
    • Undergraduate
      Domestic/International Students
      • International
      • International currently studying at UCIC
        • College of Engineering
          Application Closing Month
          • March
            Award Type
            • Any
            • Scholarship
              Begin Accepting Applications Date:
              4 Jan 2021
              Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
              1 Mar 2021 11:59 PM