Fund Details
UC Computer Science High Achievers Award (School-Leaver)
Award Amount
$2,000

Description:

The purpose of this scholarship is to recognise and support high-achieving students at the University of Canterbury who are entering their first year of a Bachelor of Science degree programme and majoring in Computer Science.

Value/Benefits:
a. Financial assistance at a value of $2,000

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: One year

Number Available Annually: Five, with one of the scholarships reserved for a Māori or Pacific/Pasifika student

Maori



Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: The scholarship is tenable during full-time enrolment in a Bachelor of Science degree programme, majoring in Computer Science

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Not applicable

Special Requirements: Must be completing/have completed a university entrance qualification at secondary level in New Zealand 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

For more information, please read the regulations for this award: click here.


Special Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must declare their intention to major in Computer Science and to enrol in specified Year 1 Computer Science courses (COSC 121 and COSC 122). Recipients who gain direct entry into Year 2 of the degree programme will be exempt from enrolling in the specified courses. Applicants must have completed, or be completing, a university entrance qualification and have studied at secondary level in New Zealand 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.

Selection will be based on:
  1. academic achievement; and
  2. demonstrated commitment to, or interest in, the intended degree programme.


Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at scholarships@canterbury.ac.nz

Search Filters:

College
  • College of Engineering
    Level of Study
    • School Leaver (First year undergraduate)
      Subject of Study
      • Computer Science
        Equity Awards
        • Maori students
        • Pasifika students
          Domestic/International Students
          • Domestic
          • International currently studying in a New Zealand secondary school
            Application Closing Month
            • August
              Award Type
              • Any
              • Scholarship