It's all about balance! We know that not worrying about fees and costs can make study and the university experience a whole lot more enjoyable. To help you achieve your potential at Te Huataki Waiora, our School scholarships are listed below.

There are also many other University-wide scholarships and, of course, The University of Waikato's Sir Edmund Hillary Scholarship programme. You can use the Scholarships Finder for a more comprehensive list of the scholarships available.

Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial Scholarship

Closing date: 02 Aug 2018

The Cambridge-Rutherford Memorial PhD Scholarships are intended to provide full support to enable completion of a PhD at the University of Cambridge in pure or applied science. *This is an indicative amount, as the allowance is set annually by the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust to cover annual living expenses while studying at the University of Cambridge.

GymAware Research Award

Closing date: 31 May 2020

For current UoW students who are enrolled in either a masters by thesis or a doctoral degree in the School of Health at the University of Waikato. The Award supports postgraduate research degree students to investigate specific areas of strength and conditioning such as load-velocity profiling and the use of feedback to enhance performance.

HRC Māori Health Research Opportunities

Closing date: 13 Jul 2018

The Māori Health Research Summer Studentships are designed to introduce research to students studying health-related courses, and for those who would like to be involved in a Māori health research project over the summer period. Summer studentships are worth $5,000.

HRC Pacific Health Research Opportunities

Closing date: 13 Jul 2018

All of our research investment streams are open to Pacific health research and researchers. We also have a number of career development awards available to specifically support the development and dissemination of Pacific health research.

RHT Bates Postgraduate Scholarship

Closing date: 01 Sep 2018

At the time of application students must be engaged in postgraduate studies (honours, masters or doctorate). Students in their final year of undergraduate study are ineligible to apply. See application for more eligibility criteria.

Sylff Research scholarship for Masters and PhD

Closing date: 01 Oct 2018

Scholarships are offered for study towards research in either a Masters or PhD degree in a wide range of disciplines, provided the research is in the broad fields of Humanities (ie. the study of human culture, especially literature, languages, history, art, music and philosophy) or Social Sciences (i.e. the scientific study of any aspect of social behaviour and/or the functioning of society).

The Sir Hugh Kawharu Masters Scholarship for Innovation in Science

Closing date: 01 Sep 2018

For students studying at masters level in the sciences. The Scholarship is applicable across a broad range of science disciplines including the physical, mathematical and computational, earth, environment, marine, social, health, biological, biomedical, human, and behavioural sciences. The Scholarship has a value of $10,000.