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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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Maori Excellence Award for T and/or S Semester Enrolment


Closing : 28 Oct 2014
Level : Undergraduate, Graduate, Postgraduate
Value : Up to $1,000

These awards were established by the School of Māori and Pacific Development - Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao in 2011, and broadened to encompass each Faculty/School in 2012. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage and support Māori students who enrol in the T and/or S semester(s). The T semester, which commences on 10 November 2014, comprises papers taught over weeks 46-51. The S semester, which commences on 5 January 2015, comprises papers taught over weeks 2-9. In order to be eligible for this scholarship applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of Māori ethnicity, and intend to enrol in a programme of study in the T and/or S semester(s) of 2014-15.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship


Closing : 31 Oct 2014
Level : PhD
Value : $22,000 pa and (domestic) tuition fees

These Scholarships are funded by the University of Waikato as part of its commitment to postgraduate research. Candidates will be enrolling or recently enrolled in (normally full-time) doctoral studies. All applicants must submit an ‘Application to Enrol’ in doctoral studies prior to, or at the same time as, applying for a Doctoral Scholarship. Scholarship applications can be submitted at any time. However, to be eligible for consideration for a Doctoral Scholarship, applicants must have an ‘Offer of Place’ for doctoral study before the Selection Panel meets. The Panel normally meets in early December (for Round 1) and early June (for Round 2).
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


Rewi Alley Scholarship in Chinese Studies


Closing : 31 Oct 2014
Level : Any level
Value : $1,000

Award is offered every second (odd) year, applications close 31 October in the year before tenure. The Rewi Alley Scholarship in Chinese Studies was established by the Rewi Alley National Committee to mark the occasion of Rewi Alley's birthday and in recognition of his humanitarian and literary work in China over more than 50 years. The scholarship is designed to encourage study and research on China, preferably in New Zealand.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


HOPE - Selwyn Foundation Scholarship in Ageing Research


Closing : 31 Oct 2014
Level : Graduate / Postgraduate
Value : $6,000

The HOPE Foundations aim is to support researchers who are conducting research into ageing. The value of the Scholarship is up to $6,000 and will be awarded annually. Applications will be accepted from a wide range of disciplines in line with the HOPE Foundation’s philosophy of encouraging eclectic research into ageing and its effect on individuals and society.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


University of Waikato Taught Postgraduate Fees Scholarship


Closing : 31 Oct 2014
Level : Graduate, Postgraduate
Value : Up to $6,000

The University of Waikato established these fees Scholarships to support students (part-time and full-time;studying at postgraduate level, primarily undertaking coursework. Preference will be given to students on a pathway to research. The awards will be determined on academic merit. The one-year Scholarship will have a value of up to $3,000 for part-time students, and up to $6,000 for full-time students. The Scholarship will be applied to the recipient's tuition fees for the relevant qualification.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF


D.V. Bryant Trust University of Waikato Residential Tutorship


Closing : 31 Oct 2014
Level : Undergraduate, Graduate, Postgraduate
Value : Up to $3,500

This Tutorship is offered to a current full-time student in either an undergraduate degree or a graduate or postgraduate programme of study. The recipient will be required to live in one of the University’s Halls of Residence, and will be required to offer tutorial assistance within the areas of his / her academic expertise to residents as determined by the Residential Manager of the Hall. This Scholarship is valued at $3,500, to be applied to the recipient’s board and lodgings.
Regulations PDF
Application Form PDF