Fund Details
UC International First Year Scholarship (April Round)
Award Amount
$10,000, $15,000 or $20,000


This scholarship recognises and supports top-achieving international students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury.

a. Financial assistance with tuition fees, to one of the following values (as determined by the Selection Committee):
  • $20,000 or
  • $15,000 or
  • $10,000
Level of Study: School leave (first year undergraduate)

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

Tenure: One year

Number Available Annually: Up to twenty-five, across three scholarship rounds

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: Must be enrolled full-time in a first year of a programme for an undergraduate 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 read the regulations, click here.

Application Information:

Please note, there are 3 rounds for the UC International First Year Scholarship:
  • 15 April (for study in the year of application)
  • 15 August (for those international students who are studying in New Zealand at that date. For study in the year following the year of application)
  • 31 October (for those international students who are studying overseas at that date. For study in the year following the year of application)

Contact Information:

For questions about this application, please contact Scholarships Office at

Search Filters:

Level of Study
  • School Leaver (First year undergraduate)
    • General (Any College)
    • College of Arts
    • College of Business and Law
    • College of Education, Health and Human Development
    • College of Engineering
    • College of Science
      Domestic/International Students
      • International
      • International currently studying in a New Zealand secondary school
      • International currently studying at UCIC
        Subject of Study
        • Any (I would like a general award)
          Equity Awards
          • Financial hardship
            Award Type
            • Any
            • Scholarship
              Application Closing Month
              • April
                Begin Accepting Applications Date:
                18 Feb 2020
                Deadline Date (NZST Time Zone):
                15 Apr 2020 11:59 PM