Fund Details
UC College of Engineering Mathematics and Statistics STAR Scholarship
Award Amount
$5,000 per annum for up to three years


This scholarship recognises outstanding performance in MATH 199, the University's School of Mathematics and Statistics' STAR course, and supports students majoring in Mathematics, Statistics, Computational and Applied Mathematical Sciences, Data Science, Applied Data Science, or Financial Engineering at the University.

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

Level of Study: School Leaver (First year undergraduate)

Closing Date: 11:59 pm (NZT) 1 November (Applications open approximately 8 weeks before this date)

Tenure: Up to three years

Number Available Annually: Three

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: Full-time enrolment including at least 60 points per academic year of taught courses that contribute to a degree programme with a major in:
• Applied Data Science; or
• Computational and Applied Mathematical Sciences; or
• Data Science; or
• Financial Engineering; or
• Mathematics; or
• Statistics

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Not applicable

Special Requirements: Applicants must be enrolled in the STAR course offered by the School of Mathematics and Statistics at the University (MATH 199)

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

Special Eligibility Requirements:

Selection will be based on:
  1. achievement in MATH 199; and
  2. evidence of leadership potential.

Additional Information:

This scholarship is not co-tenable with the AIMS Scholarship.

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
      • Applied Data Science
      • Computational and Applied Mathematics
      • Data Science
      • Financial Engineering
      • Mathematics
      • Statistics
        Domestic/International Students
        • Domestic
        • International currently studying in a New Zealand secondary school
          Application Closing Month
          • November
            Award Type
            • Any
            • Scholarship
              Begin Accepting Applications Date:
              8 Sep 2020
              Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
              10 Jan 2021 11:59 PM