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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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Bachelor of Engineering Fees Scholarship


Closing : 27 Jan 2015
Level : Entrance/School Leaver
Value : $4,000

This scholarship was established in 2001 by the Dean of the School of Science and Engineering. It is open to applicants enrolling for the first time at the University of Waikato for a Bachelor of Engineering degree in the School of Science and Engineering or in the School of Computer and Mathematical Sciences. In selecting the successful applicant(s) for the Bachelor of Engineering Fees Scholarships, the Selection Panel will give preference to applicants of high academic calibre who will be expected to have performed well in the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 and/or the NZ Scholarships assessments, OR other qualifications recognised for University Entrance (for example the Cambridge International Examinations) in the year prior to the year of tenure of the Scholarship. Other criteria include leadership potential and the applicant's involvement in team situations, and sporting and community activities. Candidates should be completing their secondary schooling in the year prior to taking up the Scholarship, OR have attended a New Zealand secondary school two years prior to taking up the award, and have spent the previous year at a secondary school overseas or on a relevant experiential programme.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Science Admission Fees Scholarship


Closing : 27 Jan 2015
Level : Entrance/School Leaver
Value : $4,000

The Scholarships were established in 2001 by the Dean of the School of Science and Engineering. The Science Admissions Fees Scholarships are open to applicants who enrol for the first time at the University of Waikato for the first full-time year of a bachelor's degree in the School of Science and Technology. In selecting the successful applicant(s) for the Science Admission Scholarships, the Selection Panel will give preference to applicants of high academic calibre who will be expected to have performed well in the National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) Level 3 and/or the NZ Scholarships assessments, OR other qualifications recognised for University Entrance (for example the Cambridge International Examinations), in the year prior to the year of tenure of the Scholarship. Other criteria include leadership potential and the applicant's involvement in team situations, and sporting and community activities.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Bartlett Scholarship


Closing : 31 Jan 2015
Level : Entrance, School Leaver
Value : Up to $1,500

This scholarship was established in 2000 in memory of John Bartlett of Hamilton. The scholarship is intended to provide financial assistance to a school leaver enrolling in the first year of an undergraduate degree in the Waikato Management School who is taking at least one paper in accounting in the year of tenure. The scholarship will be awarded on academic merit. Financial hardship may also be taken into consideration.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Brian Smith Memorial Entrance Scholarship


Closing : 31 Jan 2015
Level : School Leaver / Entrance
Value : $1,800

The Brian Smith Memorial Entrance Scholarship was established in 1999 by the Waikato Management School in memory of Professor B V Smith, Director of Undergraduate Studies from 1991 to 1998. The Brian Smith Entrance Scholarship shall be awarded to a first year full-time Waikato Management School student on the basis of academic merit, character, general all-round achievement and community group involvement.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Entrance Scholarship


Closing : 31 Jan 2015
Level : Entrance, School Leaver
Value : $1,500 for Tuition Fees.

The purpose of these Scholarships is to provide financial support to first-year school leaver students at the Te Piringa – Faculty of Law at the University of Waikato who have performed well academically prior to entry. The Faculty of Law Entrance Scholarships are offered to students studying full-time in their first year of an undergraduate degree in the Faculty of Law in 2014. These $1,500 Scholarships will be offered on the basis of academic merit, personal and financial circumstances.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Buckley Scholarship


Closing : 31 Jan 2015
Level : School Leaver / Entrance
Value : Up to $1,500

This Scholarship was established in 2010 by the late Constance Bartlett (nee Buckley) in memory of her husband John Bartlett, to support Accounting students in the Waikato Management School. The Scholarship shall be awarded annually to a school leaver enrolling in the Waikato Management School at the University of Waikato for their first year of full-time study, who is taking at least one paper in Accounting in the year of tenure.
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