The University of Canterbury is offering a range of scholarships for international students intending to enrol in the undergraduate or postgraduate study for the year 2021-2022. The applications are open for both students in New Zealand or off-shore.
The university will be distributing great funds to deserving candidates for their undergraduate or postgraduate degrees. The recipient can use the grant to overcome their financial barriers and accomplish their higher education with ease.
University of Canterbury
The University of Canterbury in New Zealand’s second-oldest university after the University of Otago, itself founded four years earlier in 1869. The University’s College of Education, Health and Human Development maintains additional small campuses in Nelson, Tauranga and Timaru, and teaching centres in Greymouth, New Plymouth, Rotorua and Timaru. The University has staff in regional information offices in Nelson, Timaru, and Auckland.
The candidates must meet up with the following eligibility criteria to apply for the scholarship:
- The applicants must be an international student.
- Must be currently studying at secondary level in New Zealand
- Must be currently studying at UCIC but intend to enrol at UC the following year
- Must be planning on studying an undergraduate degree at UC but are still overseas
- Must be planning on studying any postgraduate degree at UC but are still overseas
Acceptable Courses and Subjects
The scholarships are open for studying an undergraduate or postgraduate degree program in the following fields:
- Visual Studies
Why study at the University of Canterbury?
The University of Canterbury has an international reputation for academic excellence in both teaching and research. Its first (undergraduate) degrees and higher (postgraduate) programmes aim to foster intellectual independence, critical thinking, and professional excellence in every field.
Benefits of the Programs
The scholarship will be awarded as follows:
- UC offers over $20 million in scholarships and prizes annually to help fund our students’ study.
- UC offers a range of scholarships, many recognising factors like academic excellence or sporting achievement. Others emphasise social inclusion and equality and are awarded based on financial need or other hardship.
How to Apply for the Scholarship
For applying to the scholarships, candidates are needed to follow these steps:
Step 1: Apply for the Scholarship
Eligible and interested applicants can apply individually for any of the scholarships through an online portal. Candidates need to register them or log in to the university’s scholarship portal and fulfil all the required information asked in the application form.
Step 2: Submit Required Documents
- High school Diploma Certificate
- School transcripts already available
- Transcripts from prior school (only if requested)
- Post-Secondary Transcription
- Official survey results
- Start / Course Vitae
- Students must meet the general country or study curriculum entry requirement.
- You must demonstrate English language skills and meet the general admission criteria following the country/curriculum you studied.
- You are required to check each course you plan on studying to make sure you meet pre-requisite or co-requisite requirements.
- You can search for Qualifications and courses for more information.
- If you do not meet the course prerequisite or co-requisite entry requirements, you may be eligible for an exemption.
- Find out more about getting an Exemption from a prerequisite or co-requisite.
To qualify for a student visa, student must enrol in a full-time course. To get a visa, you will need to provide evidence that you have paid your fees and have a UC place. When your application for admission is approved, the university will send you an Offer of Place letter to use for your visa application.
Application Deadline: Open
Contact address: +64 3-369 3999
University location: 20 Kirkwood Avenue, Upper Riccarton, Christchurch 8041, New Zealand