International Scholarships

We want to support and encourage international students which is why we offer a range of international scholarships. Read on to find out how one of our scholarships could help support you.

If you have any questions at all, the international team are here to help. Email or call +64 7 856 2889

University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarship

Eligible Countries

North America: USA, Canada
Latin America: Brazil, Colombia, Mexico
Europe: Germany, UK, France, Norway
East Asia: China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan
South Asia: India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal
South East Asia: Indonesia, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Philippines
Middle East: Jordan
Africa: Egypt, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe

The University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarship is available to students enrolling for the first time at any study level. Scholarships of up to $10,000 are awarded to students who demonstrate excellent academic achievement and have the potential to become global ambassadors for the University. To apply, you must have received a Conditional or Formal Offer of Place from the university.

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High Achievement Scholarship for International Students

This Scholarship is open to all international students enrolling in a full-time undergraduate programme who studied at the University of Waikato in the preceding 12 months. There is no application process; students who achieve a B+ grade average over their first 120 points will be automatically eligible for the High Achievement Scholarship for their next 120 points.

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FASS Study Abroad Fees Scholarship

This scholarship is open to students studying at a university with a Study Abroad agreement with the University of Waikato who intend to enrol in the Faculty of Arts & Social Sciences. The Scholarships have a value of NZ$3,000 per academic year (being two semesters, or NZ$1,500 for one semester) for full-time students. Part-time students will receive a pro-rata amount.

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New Zealand Excellence Awards

Eligible Country - India

With this award, 35 Indian students each receive $5,000 towards their tuition fees for one of New Zealand's eight universities. This scholarship is for the first year of study in New Zealand at any study level.

Applications for the February 2017 intake close on 29 November 2016.

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