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500 University of Canterbury Scholarship for International Students 2023


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The UC Hiranga Scholarship recognises and supports top-achieving students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University of Canterbury. 500 Scholarships are available for those who get “Excellence” endorsement at NCEA Levels 2 (or equivalent) in a New Zealand school.

This scholarship is open to both domestic and international students at New Zealand schools.

This is a cash scholarship of $5000, which will be paid at the start of your UC journey. Conditions Apply.

Applications open 20 June and close on 16 August.

The University of Canterbury has scholarships available for international students who are:

  • currently studying at secondary level in New Zealand
  • curently studying at UCIC but intend to enrol at UC the following year
  • planning on studying any undergraduate degree at UC but are still overseas
  • planning on studying any postgraduate degree at UC but are still overseas

Search for scholarships

To find scholarships you may be eligible for, please search our scholarship database by selecting the relevant option that applies you. You can search our database here.

Please note - you need to have created a myUC account prior to access the database.

Applying for a scholarship

Each scholarship has different eligibility criteria (e.g. subject/course, level, citizenship, age, gender, school, region, etc.) and may require different supporting documentation. 

To apply, first review the criteria and then fill out the appropriate form online.

Scholarships currently open:

  • UC International Prospective Students Scholarships (October Application Round) - For international students commencing undergraduate study in 2021.

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