2017 New Zealand University of Canterbury International Scholarships


The University of Canterbury in Christchurch is New Zealand’s second oldest university. It was founded in 1873 as Canterbury College, the first constituent college of the University of New Zealand. Its original campus was in the central city, but in the year 1961 when it became an independent institution it also began moving out of its original neo-gothic buildings, which were re-purposed as the Christchurch Arts Centre. The university now operates its main campus in the suburb of Ilam and offers degrees in Arts, Commerce, Education (physical education), Engineering, Fine Arts, Forestry, Health Sciences,Social Work,  Law, Music, Speech & Language Pathology, Science, Sports Coaching and Teaching.

Location: New Zealand


  • The scholarship is currently awarded with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000.
  • Up to twenty-five scholarships may be awarded.


  • They Recipients must be full fee paying international students & may not be citizens of Australia or New Zealand, or holder of New Zealand residence class visas.
  • Applicants must be completing, or have completed on or after 1 January of the year before the year of application, a university entrance-level qualification that permits entry into a UC undergraduate degree programme (see regulations for details).
  • Such student(s) who are undertaking or must  have completed, a programme at the UC International College are eligible to apply.

The scholarship may not be held by :

  • students who have already undertaken partial study in an undergraduate degree programme at a New Zealand tertiary institution; or
  • students who have applied for Transfer of Credit from a New Zealand tertiary institution to an undergraduate degree programme at UC.
  • Candidates who must have applied for admission to the University by 15th of  August in the year prior to their intended first year of enrolment at the University

Eligible Regions: Open for All


Apply Online

Application Deadline: August 15, 2017

Application Form

Visit the Official Scholarship Website for more details.

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