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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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University of Waikato Academic Merit School Leaver Scholarship
Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence School Leaver Scholarship
Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarships
Sir Edmund Hillary Medal
University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarships
University of Waikato Masters Research Scholarships
University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarships

 

University of Waikato Academic Merit School Leaver Scholarship


Closing: 3 Feb 2014
Level: School Leaver
Value: $3,000

This Scholarship was established in 2011 to be 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 and Application form 


Vice-Chancellor's Academic Excellence School Leaver Scholarship


Closing: 3 Feb 2014
Level: School Leaver
Value: $5,000

This Scholarship was established in 2011 to be 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).
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For most candidates there is no formal application required for this Scholarship.

Regulations and Application form 


Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarships


Closing: 1 October
Level: Entrance, School Leaver, Undergraduate (All years), Graduate, Post graduate
Value: Cost of tuition fees and access to facilities & services appropriate to sporting code or arts

 

These scholarships are offered by The University of Waikato to recognise excellence in sporting and artistic activities of students who are academically qualified to enter the University. The remuneration of the scholarships can be applied towards tuition fees and associated charges. The scholarship also facilitates access to facilities and services within the University and the wider community to foster continued excellence in sporting and artistic activities of the scholars.

The purpose of the Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship is to provide support for students to achieve a high academic standard in a programme of study at the University of Waikato, excellence in a sporting code or the creative or performing arts, and to develop leadership qualities through a tailored leadership and personal development programme.

The scholarship may be extended for a further year or years up to the minimum time to complete the degree for which the scholar is enrolled. Such extension will be subject to the scholar's satisfactory academic progress (a minimum of a B average in all papers undertaken) and sustained performance in the sporting code or in the creative or performing arts in which the scholar is involved.

Applications are welcome from students at any level of study.

Regulations and Application form 


Sir Edmund Hillary Medal


Closing: 30 November
Level: Final year of study
Value: $1,500

 

The award of the Sir Edmund Hillary Medal was established in 2006, to recognize excellence in graduates of the Sir Edmund Hillary Programme.

The Sir Edmund Hillary Medals will be offered on an annual basis to students currently on the Sir Edmund Hillary Programme, who will be completing their degree in the year of application.

To be eligible for consideration for the Award, applicants must demonstrate:
(a) outstanding academic achievement
(b) a very high level of performance in either a sporting code, or a performing or creative art
(c) exceptional leadership.

Regulations and Application form 



University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarships


Closing: 31 August 2013
Level: Undergraduate, Honours, First year masters
Value: $5,000

The University of Waikato Summer Research Scholarships are an initiative to provide promising undergraduate, honours, and first-year masters students, and particularly those considering further study at the University of Waikato, with the opportunity to experience the challenges and rewards of research work. 

The Summer Research Scholarships are offered in various disciplines during the summer study break.

The number of Scholarships offered in any one year will be determined by the availability of funding and appropriate supervision.

The Summer Research Scholarship Programme for 2013/2014 now has one closing date, 31 August 2013 for all Faculties/Schools.

Regulations & Application form


University of Waikato Masters Research Scholarships


Closing:

31 Oct(Round 1)

30 Apr(Round 2)

Level: Masters (Final Year)
Value: $12,000

The University of Waikato has for a number of years offered Scholarships to students studying at Masters level with the purpose of encouraging research at the University of Waikato by assisting with course-related costs. From 2007, the scholarship also contains a contribution towards the cost of fees

Regulations and Application form 



University of Waikato Doctoral Scholarship


Closing:

31 Oct (Round 1)

30 Apr (Round 2)

Level: PhD
Value: $22,000 pa, and domestic tuition fees

The University of Waikato has, for a number of years offered scholarships to students studying full-time at Doctoral level, these scholarships, open to domestic and international students, are intended to assist full-time candidates to complete a Doctoral degree at the University of Waikato

Regulations and Application form

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