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Scholarships for International Students

Are you seeking an education that rewards success? We invite high achieving students to apply for one of the many scholarships Waikato has to offer. This page lists the scholarships available to international students - some are for new students, some for students to apply for once enrolled.

If you have any further questions, contact the Scholarships Office or the International Office. Application information is on each individual scholarship.

Computer Science Undergraduate Scholarship

Closing date: 22 Sep 2017

For students who are currently in Year 12 or Year 13 and who are studying at a New Zealand High School. Students should be intending to enrol in a BCMS(Hons), BSc, BSc(Tech), BE(Hons) or BDes degree, in one of the computing streams, at the University of Waikato. Students will sit a Scholarship exam. The exam will be held on 20 and 21 October 2017.

Dr Zena Daysh Fellowship in Sustainable Development

Closing date: 15 Jul 2017

For students enrolling or intending to enrol in a PhD at the University of Waikato with a research interest in a field relevant to sustainable development. Candidates may come from a range of academic disciplines, provided their research aligns with Dr Zena Daysh's mission to promote an holistic, integrative, and sustainable approach to development.

FASS Masters Thesis Awards

Closing date: 31 Mar 2017

For students enrolling part- or full-time in a 90- or 120-point Masters thesis (or equivalent) in A Semester in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The Awards will have a value of up to $3,000.

Hilary Jolly Memorial Scholarship

Closing date: 01 Mar 2017

For students who will be enrolled or enrolling full in a masters or doctorate at the University of Waikato in the field of freshwater ecology in New Zealand. The scholarship has a value of up to $6,000 at Master’s for one year and $15,000 per year at doctoral that will not exceed three years.

NIWA Freshwater Mussel Scholarship

Closing date: 26 May 2017

For students who have completed a BSc in biology/freshwater ecology, ideally with experience in samplying freshwater ecosystems and undertaking quantitative analyses. The project will compliment and build on freshwater mussel research being conducted at NIWA, the University of Waikato and Landcare Research.

NIWA Juvenile Freshwater Crayfish Scholarship

Closing date: 26 May 2017

For students who have completed a BSc in biology/freshwater ecology, ideally with experience in sampling freshwater ecosystems and undertaking quantitative analyses. Open to students of any nationality however they must meet the entry requirements of the University of Waikato Masters Programme. The scholarship will have value of $17,500.

School of Engineering Postgraduate Study Scholarship

Closing date: 18 Jul 2016

For students who qualify to enrol at the University of Waikato, and are intending to study part or full-time in semester B 2016 in the School of Engineering in either a masters degree 90 or 120 point thesis or the first year of a PhD degree.

School of Science Postgraduate Study Scholarship

Closing date: 18 Jul 2016

For students who qualify to enrol at the University of Waikato, and are intending to enrol part or full-time in semester B 2016 in the School of Science in either a 180pt masters, the taught components of a masters degree or the research component of a masters degree. The Scholarship will have a value of $5,000 per year for two years.

Te Piringa - Faculty of Law Graduate Scholarship

Closing date: 01 Aug 2017

For students who are eligible for admission and will be enrolling full- or part-time in a Master of Laws at Te Piringa - Faculty of Law, in the year of tenure. Applicants may not be current employees at the University of Waikato. The Scholarship will have a value of up to $5,000.

Te Pua Wananga ki te ao Graduate Excellence Awards

Closing date: 01 Aug 2017

For students who are enrolled part- or full-time in a graduate degree in the Faculty of Maori and Indigenous Studies at the University of Waikato. The Award will have a value of up to $2,000.

The A Zulauf Trust Scholarship

Closing date: 30 Sep 2016

For students who are enrolled or intending to enrol full-time in the research portion (i.e. a 90- or 120-point thesis) of their Masters degree in Mathematics in the year of application. It is expected that the bulk of the research will take place in the year of application. The Scholarship has a value of up to $5,000.


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