The UC International First Year Scholarship is awarded to meritorious international students starting a bachelor’s program at the University of Canterbury.
The scholarship amount is available only for a year at the University of Canterbury. UC International First Year Scholarship is awarded based on academic excellence, extracurricular involvement, financial circumstances of the applicant, etc.
|Scholarship Type||Merit-Based, College-Specific|
|Organization||University of Canterbury|
|No. of Scholarships||25|
|International Students Eligible||Yes|
|Application Form Link||https://myuc.canterbury.ac.nz/login|
|Scholarship Website Link||https://www.canterbury.ac.nz/scholarshipsearch/ScholarshipDetails.aspx?ScholarshipID=6935.1480|
The University of Canterbury seeks to reward academically and socially exceptional international students beginning their undergraduate program at the University of Canterbury. The applicant:
Also, the following applicants are NOT ELIGIBLE for the UC International First Year Scholarship:
International transfer students from any tertiary institute in New Zealand are not eligible to apply for the program.
Applicants for UC International First Year Scholarship require a separate scholarship application that can be made through the university website. The applications are open 8 weeks before the closing date of the scholarship application.
|International students who are studying in New Zealand at that date||August 15|
|International students who are studying overseas at that date||October 31|
|All other international applicants||April 15|
A maximum of 25 scholarships awarded each academic year. The scholarship is awarded by the Council of the University on the recommendation of the selection committee. The committee comprises of
The recipients and the amount of scholarship to be received by a candidate are determined based on the following parameters:
If there are fewer scholarship candidates than the scholarship available, fewer awards are made in the year.
Established in 2012, UC International First Year Scholarship recognizes and supports international students with good academic achievements commencing their UG degree program at the University of Canterbury.
A scholarship amount ranging from 10,000 NZD 20,000 NZD is awarded to eligible students. The amount is paid to the recipient's tuition fees account at the time of enrollment.
|Courses Applicable||All undergraduate programs|
|Eligible students||International students|
|Special Eligibility Criteria||Transfer students are not eligible|
|Number of Scholarships||Up to 25 in a year|
|Duration of Scholarship||One year|
|Scholarship Amount||20,000 NZD or 15,000 NZD or 10,000 NZD|
|Award Benefits||Fee Reduction|
The University of Canterbury provides several other international scholarships to study in the USA both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. Some of the other scholarships available at the university include UC College of Engineering International Scholarship (15,000 NZD), Eamon Molloy Memorial Scholarship (up to 15,000 NZD), Alison MacGibbon Fund (300 NZD).