UC Int’l undergraduate scholarships


15 Aug 2019

Study in

New Zealand

Course starts


Brief description

The University of Canterbury offers the UC International First Year Scholarship to top-achieving international students commencing an undergraduate degree programme at the University.

Host Institution

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Field of study

Eligible Bachelors Degree Programme offered at the University

Number of Scholarships

Up to 25 scholarships may be awarded.

Target group

International students from any country except New Zealand and Australia

Scholarship value/duration

The scholarship is currently awarded with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000. The duration is for one year.


Eligible candidates must be full-fee-paying international students and may not be citizens of New Zealand or Australia, or holders of New Zealand residence class visas. They 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 University of Canterbury undergraduate degree programme. 

Candidates must have applied for admission to the University by 15 August in the year prior to their intended first year of enrolment at the University.

Application instructions

Applications for those intending to start studies in 2020 will open in June 2019.

Official Scholarship Website