Fund Details
UC Engineering Pacific/Pasifika Scholarship (School-Leaver)
Award Amount
$1,000, $3,000 or $5,000


The purpose of this scholarship is to recognise and support high-achieving Pacific/Pasifika students entering their first year of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (BE(Hons)) degree programme at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury.

a. Financial assistance at one of the following three values:
  1. $5,000
  2. $3,000
  3. $1,000
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: Up to 120 points of enrolment

Number Available Annually: At least three

Applicable Enrolment During Tenure: The scholarship is tenable during full-time or part-time enrolment in a first year of a programme for a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) (BE(Hons)) degree at Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury

Citizenship/Residency Requirements: Not applicable

Special Requirements: Applicants must be Pacific/Pasifika, and must not have been enrolled in a degree programme at any tertiary institute

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

Special Eligibility Requirements:

Applicants must be Pasifika.

Selection will be based on:
  1. academic achievement, as indicated by quality of achievement at NCEA Level 2, or equivalent university entrance qualification; and
  2. demonstrated commitment to, or interest in, the BE(Hons) degree programme.

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
      • Engineering
        Equity Awards
        • Pasifika students
          Domestic/International Students
          • Domestic
          • International currently studying in a New Zealand secondary school
            Application Closing Month
            • August
              Award Type
              • Any
              • Scholarship
                Begin Accepting Applications Date:
                30 Oct 2021
                Deadline Date (NZT Time Zone):
                30 Nov 2021 11:59 PM