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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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Mathematics Fees Scholarship


Closing : 27 Aug 2014
Level : Entrance, School Leaver
Value : $5,000

The Mathematics Fees Scholarship is open to applicants who are enrolling in the first year of study towards an undergraduate degree with a major in Mathematics at the University of Waikato. Successful applicants will usually be intending to enrol in the Faculty of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, although in exceptional circumstances the Selection Panel may consider applicants who are enrolling in a Mathematics major through another School or Faculty. The Scholarship will be awarded on the recommendation of the Chairperson of the Department of Mathematics at the University of Waikato.  The decision will be based on the results of a competitive examination held in August. Results will be circulated to participants by the end of September.  Those interested in participating should consult the Department of Mathematics for more information.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Michael Baldwin Memorial Scholarship


Closing : 29 Aug 2014
Level : Any level
Value : up to $10,000

Michael Baldwin was a staff member at The University of Waikato at the time of his death in 2003. He had taught for a number of years in Papua New Guinea - at the institute currently known as the University of Goroka - before his appointment to the Centre for Foundation Studies at The University of Waikato. This scholarship commemorates Michael's commitment to teaching and to assisting others in their educational endeavours, and was made possible through the generosity of the Baldwin family. The scholarship is open for application to students who are citizens of South Pacific nations (This does not include New Zealand or Australia). Preference will be given to applicants who can demonstrate a need for financial support in order to undertake tertiary study. Candidates must be current or intending students, who will be enrolled in an approved full-time programme of study at The University of Waikato in the year of tenure of the scholarship. There is no restriction on the field of study of the candidate, but preference may be given to candidates who are enrolled in a teacher education programme.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


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


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