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On this page you will find application forms as well as regulations for scholarships available for School Leavers, Undergraduate, Graduate and Postgraduate students. Prizes are also listed for students' information but are not open for application. Please click on one of the links below to go to the appropriate section.

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Computer Science Undergraduate Scholarship


Closing : 17 Oct 2014
Level : Entrance, School Leaver
Value : Up to $5,000

The exam (closing date) is usually in October. The purpose of the University of Waikato Computer Science Scholarship Examination is to determine whether new students have sufficient proficiency in the subject to merit placement in the more senior papers. In addition, students demonstrating a particular aptitude for the subject will be offered full-fees scholarships on the basis of the exam results. On the basis of examination results, up to ten fees scholarships will be offered. These scholarships will cover tuition fees payable for the first year of study towards a BCMS, BSc or BE degree (in one of the computing streams) at Waikato University. They shall not be tenable for any other degree or at any other university. The University of Waikato Computer Science Scholarship Examination is made up of two parts: a two-hour written examination and a six-hour practical examination. Both parts are usually on 2 days in October (17th and 18th October 2014);of each year. The scholarship examination is open to Year 12 and Year 13 students only.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Computer Graphic Design Fees Scholarship


Closing : 17 Oct 2014
Level : Entrance, School Leaver
Value : $5,000

The Computer Graphic Design Fees Scholarship is open to applicants who are enrolling in the first year of study towards an undergraduate degree with a major in Computer Graphic Design at the University of Waikato.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


D.V. Bryant Trust University of Waikato Residential Scholarship


Closing : 31 Oct 2014
Level : Entrance
Value : Up to $5000

The D. V. Bryant Trust established Bryant Hall on land leased from the University of Waikato in 1971, as a hall of residence for students of the region who were attending the University. Since its inception, Bryant Hall has provided a supportive residential environment for first-year students and has also provided accommodation for a smaller number of senior undergraduate and graduate students who provide tutorial assistance and develop community activities to enrich the academic, cultural and social life of the Hall. From 2004, Bryant Hall has been owned and operated by The University of Waikato, but the commitment of the D. V. Bryant Trust to providing opportunities for the academic development of students in the Waikato region continues in the form of the D.V. Bryant Trust University of Waikato Residential Scholarships. These Scholarships were offered for the first time in 2003 for students commencing study in 2004 at The University of Waikato and seeking to live in a University hall of residence on campus. The Scholarships are designed to assist those who have proven academic potential, whose financial circumstances are severely constrained or for whom there are other special circumstances which would make such an experience a significant means of enhancing their academic success. A number of Scholarships are offered each year.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Edna Money Future Pacific Leaders' Scholarships


Closing : 03 Nov 2014
Level : Entrance, Undergraduate
Value : $6,000pa for up to three years

The Edna Money Future Pacific Leaders’ Scholarship was established in 2014 to provide academically talented Pacific students who demonstrate significant leadership potential an opportunity to study at the University of Waikato. Applicants must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident and of Pacific Island descent. Applicants must be enrolling at the University of Waikato for the first time in 2015.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


University of Waikato Academic Merit School Leaver Scholarship


Closing : 09 Feb 2015
Level : Entrance/School Leaver
Value : $3,000

This Scholarship was established in 2011 was awarded for the first time in 2012. This is one of two awards offered by the University of Waikato to recognise academic excellence and merit in the National Certificate of Educational Achievement(NCEA), or in the Cambridge International Examinations(CIE), or International Baccalaureate(IB. For most candidates there is no formal application required for this Scholarship.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence School Leaver Scholarship


Closing : 09 Feb 2015
Level : Entrance/School Leaver
Value : $5,000

This Scholarship was established in 2011 was awarded for the first time in 2012. This is one of two awards offered by the University of Waikato to recognise academic excellence and merit in the National Certificate of Educational Achievement(NCEA), or in the Cambridge International Examinations(CIE), or International Baccalaureate(IB. For most candidates there is no formal applications required for this Scholarship.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF