The University of Canterbury is a university in New Zealand. It’s New Zealand’s second oldest university founded in 1873 as Canterbury College, the first constituent college of the University of New Zealand.
New Zealand is a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean consisting of 2 main islands. Their official languages are; English, Māori, and not forgetting the New Zealand sign language.
Undergraduates who wish to study in New Zealand, The University of Canterbury invites students for her Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship. The UC Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships was established in 2011 by the University of Canterbury to recognise and support top achieving students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury.
Course(s) Offered: Any field
Course Level: Undergraduate
Provider: University of Canterbury
Country to Study in: New Zealand
The scholarships will be awarded to students who are beginning their first year of an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury and who have completed university entrance qualification at a New Zealand school.
International students are also eligible, but must have sat for an entrance qualification (e.g. NCEA) in NZ or sat for CIE or IB either in NZ or overseas.
The scholarships are available only to students whose first year of study in an undergraduate degree programme is no more than one calendar year after they have completed their study for a university entrance qualification.
Recipients may commence study in either Semester 1 or Semester 2, and must be enrolled full time in their first year of study in an undergraduate degree programme.
(“Full time” is here defined as 0.8 EFTS or more for whole-year study, and the equivalent if enrolling for the first time for study commencing in Semester 2.)
Citizens of ANY country
(BUT you must have sat your entrance qualification (e.g. NCEA) in NZ or you sat CIE or IB either in NZ or overseas.)
University of Canterbury; New Zealand
Fields of study
All available undergraduate courses at the University of Canterbury
Number of awards
Not specified by the sponsor
The tenure of this award is 1 year. Continuation of a scholarship is conditional on satisfactory academic progress and adherence to the University’s statutes and regulations.
In the event of a recipient’s withdrawal from full-time study in an undergraduate degree programme, the scholarship will be withdrawn, and any paid funds may be recovered.
Amount is up to $6,000 (between $2000 and $6000 for your first year at UC). It is a cash scholarship.
Method of Application
Application to Enrol is considered. To apply to enroll, visit this page.
There is NO closing date as a scholarship application is NOT required. Apply to Enrol at UC, and if approved, that enrollment application will be taken as your scholarship application. However, to be eligible for it, all undergraduate students must enroll by 10 December for Semester One or 2 July for Semester Two; but, there is no scholarship application deadline.