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entrance scholarships

Bartlett Scholarship

For school leavers who are intending to enrol full-time in the first year of an undergraduate degree in the Waikato Management School. Applicants must be enrolling in at least one accounting paper in the year of tenure and be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents. The Scholarship will have a value of up to $1,500.

Beef + Lamb Undergraduate Scholarship

For students who are studying towards a bachelors degree and/or an honours year in agriculture, science (including food technology), business and social science disciplines. These disciplines may lead to careers in the livestock, meat and related agribusiness sectors. The Scholarship is for up to four years and will pay full annual tuition fees, up to $5,000 per year.

Brian Smith Memorial Entrance Scholarship

For school leavers who are intending to enrol full-time in the first year of an undergraduate degree in the Waikato Management School. Applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents. The Scholarship will have a value of up to $1,800.

Buckley Scholarship

For school leavers who are intending to enrol full-time in the first year of an undergraduate degree in the Waikato Management School. Candidates must be enrolling in at least one paper in Accounting in the year of tenure and be a New Zealand citizens or permanent resident. The Scholarship will have a value of up to $1,500.

CMS International Exchange Scholarship

For students who have completed at least one year of study in the Faculty of Computing & Mathematical Sciences (FCMS), applied for a University of Waikato exchange programme, and who are currently enrolled full-time in FCMS.

Computer Graphic Design Fees Scholarship

For students intending to enrol full-time in the first year of an undergraduate degree, with a specified programme in Computer Graphic Design, within the Faculty of Computing & Mathematical Sciences at the University of Waikato. The Scholarship will have a value of up to $5,000.

Computer Science Undergraduate Scholarship

For students who are currently in Year 12 or Year 13 and who are a NZ citizen, permanent resident or international student studying at a New Zealand High School. Must be intending to enrol full-time in the first year of a BCMS, BSc, BE(Hons) or BCGD degree, in one of the computing streams, at the University of Waikato. Students will sit a Scholarship exam.

D.V. Bryant Trust University of Waikato Residential Scholarship

For school leavers intending to enrol full-time (minimum 120 pts) in the first year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Waikato, and commencing study in A semester in the year of tenure. The Scholarship will have a value of up to $7,000 and will be applied towards the successful recipients Halls of Residence Accommodation Fees.

DairyNZ Undergraduate Scholarships

For students intending to enrol full-time in an undergraduate degree in a dairy related area at Lincoln, Massey or the University of Waikato in the year preceding application. The Scholarship will be paid towards tuition fees and will have a value of up $6,325 for up to four years.

Edna Money Future Pacific Leaders' Scholarship

For students who in the year preceding will be enrolled full-time in an undergraduate degree at the University of Waikato and are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents of Pacific Island descent. The aim is to provide support for students to achieve academically and to develop leadership skills through a tailored leadership and personal development programme.

Energy Education Trust Undergraduate Scholarship

For students who are enrolled full-time at any level (and including) first and honours year of relevant degree and are undertaking study in the fields of science, economics, or engineering and related fields with specific interests in energy matters. The Scholarship will have a value of $5,000.

Engineering Admission Fees Scholarship

For students who are intending to enrol full-time in the first year of a Bachelor of Engineering(Honours) degree in the Faculty of Science & Engineering at the University of Waikato and are currently completing the final year of secondary school. The Scholarship has a value of up to $4,000

Mathematics Fees Scholarship

For students intending to enrol full-time in the first year of an undergraduate degree, majoring in Mathematics, in the Faculty of Computing & Mathematical Sciences. Students will sit a Scholarship exam. The Scholarship will have a value of up to $5,000.

Michael Baldwin Memorial Scholarship

For citizens of any South Pacific Nation (excluding New Zealanders’ and Australians), who can demonstrate a need for financial support in order to undertake study. Candidates must be enrolled or intending to enrol in an approved full-time study. The scholarship is valued up to $10,000.

Northland Future Leaders' School Leaver Scholarship

For students who are intending to enrol full-time at the University of Waikato in an undergraduate degree and are currently completing Year 13 at a Northland Secondary School. All eligible students must be nominated by their Secondary School Principal. The Scholarship will have a value of $5,000.

Paul Woodford Day Melville High School Scholarship for Excellence

For a student who has attended Melville High School in the year prior to the year of tenure and be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident. This Scholarship for Excellence is offered to recognise excellence achievement. The value of the award is $5,000.

Project Ignite

Do you have an idea for a business or project you want to get off the ground? Make it happen with the University of Waikato and Waiariki Bay of Plenty Polytechnic’s Project Ignite. The scholarship will have a value of $5,000.

Science Admission Fees Scholarship

For school leavers who are intending to enrol full-time in the first year of a Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Science(Technology) in the Faculty of Science & Engineering and are performing well academically in their final year of secondary school. The Scholarship has a value of up to $4,000.

Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship

For school leaver and 'gap year' students who demonstrate academic achievement, significant achievement to date and potential to further excel in either a sporting code or a creative or performing art, and a strong potential for leadership. The value of the Scholarship is up to $10,000 per annum for the duration of an undergraduate qualification, subject to continuing to meet the requirements.

Sir Robert Jones Scholarship

For young women from refugee background to help them complete a university degree or tertiary qualification. Tuition fees will be paid in full through to degree attainment, subject to satisfactory examination results. Accommodation may be covered for the first two years of study if the successful applicant attends a tertiary institution outside of their home town.

Start-up Waikato Scholarship Programme

For students who are enrolled at the University of Waikato at the time of application or have recently graduated from the University of Waikato. The programme provides a unique, hands-on experience for the participants tailored to progress their ideas through to start-up ventures under the guidance of an expert start-up coach.

Te Ara ki Angitū Scholarship

Te Ara ki Angitū - Pathway to Excellence Scholarships Programme provides support to a large number of waikato regional secondary schools. The Scholarship will be awarded on the basis of evidence of financial need, personal circumstances, leadership and community roles, academic ability, and commitment to succeed in university study.

Te Paewai o te Rangi: The University of Waikato Scholarship for Outstanding Academic Achievement

For students who are intending to enrol full-time in an undergraduate degree at the University of Waikato for the first time in 2017. Applicants must have achieved NCEA Level 2 with Excellence or the equivalent through CIE or IB (see appendix A of the regulations for equivalencies). Applicants must also provide evidence of leadership and community involvement.

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Endeavour Scholarship

For students enrolling in Te Piringa - Faculty of Law who have proven academic potential, whose financial circumstances are severely constrained or for who there are other special circumstances which would much make such a scholarship a significant means of enhancing their academic success.

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Entrance Scholarship

For school leavers who are intending to enrol full-time in the first year of an LLB, Diploma in Law or a conjoint degree within Te Piringa – Faculty of Law at the University of Waikato. The scholarship will have a value of up to $1,800.

Te Pua Wānanga ki te Ao - The Faculty of Māori and Indigenous Studies Scholarship for Academic Distinction

For students who have been enrolled in the New Zealand Secondary School system in 2015 and 2016 and are intending to enrol full-time in one of the four majors offered by the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies. The Scholarship will have a value of $10,000.

University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarship

For students who are citizens of the countries listed in the regulations who are enrolling for the first time into a Certificate of University Preparation, Foundation Studies, undergraduate or postgraduate programme at the University of Waikato. The value of the scholarship will be up to $10,000 and will applied directly to the student's tuition fees.

University of Waikato Rugby Development Scholarship

For students who are considered by the Waikato Rugby Union to be genuine prospects for future Waikato ITM Cup Representative Teams, and who are intending to enrol in an appropriate programme of study at the University of Waikato in the year of tenure. The Scholarship has a value of up to $5,000.