2024 University of Waikato Vice Chancellor``s International Excellence Scholarship

2024 University of Waikato Vice Chancellor``s International Excellence Scholarship

New Zealand 31 Dec 2025
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Nonprofit organization
Host Country
31 Dec 2025
Opportunity funding
Partial funding
Eligible Countries
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Eligible Region
All Regions

Award or Grant Description $$  nzd$15,000

The University welcomes applications for the Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship from international students who are new to studying at the University of Waikato, and who will be coming to study here for face-to-face study in 2024.

Students who study online with the University are not eligible to apply for the Vice-Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship.

We look forward to welcoming you to the University of Waikato.

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Eligibility Criteria

This Scholarship is intended to support talented international students who are enrolling for the first time into undergraduate or postgraduate programmes at the University of Waikato. 

Offered Benefits

The Scholarships have a value of up to NZD$15,000, and will be awarded to successful applicants who demonstrate excellent academic achievement.

Application Process

Go to University of Waikato on www.waikato.ac.nz to apply
  • Applications for the Scholarship must be received by the University of Waikato Scholarships Office on the prescribed online form.
  • Applications can be submitted at any time prior to the start of the programme in which the applicant is holding an offer. However, it is strongly recommended that applications be submitted at least six weeks prior to the start of the applicant’s foundation or degree programme.
  • Applications must be submitted along with:
    • an Application to Enrol (ATE) to the University of Waikato and must include a grading scale of your qualifications (this can normally be found on the reverse side of your academic transcripts), OR a Conditional or Formal Offer of Place from the University of Waikato; and,
    • a personal statement (maximum 200 words) that sets out the following:
      • What are your career goals/aspirations?
      • How will an international education experience help you to achieve these goals?
      • What additional qualities/skills do you have that make you an ideal candidate for this scholarship and an ambassador for the University of Waikato?
  1. Read the guidelines: Please ensure you read the regulations before you commence the application process.
  2. If you are new, complete an application to enrol: You will need to do this BEFORE you can have access to apply for Scholarships and Awards.

Application to enrol

  1. Apply using MyWaikato: Once you have an account, log into MyWaikato and click on the ‘Scholarships’ tab to see the list of available scholarships

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Note: If you are a current student or already have a University of Waikato account you will be redirected to the MyWaikato screen. Log in to MyWaikato, select the ‘Scholarships’ tab and choose the scholarship you wish to apply for from the list at the bottom of the page

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