UC International First Year Undergraduate Scholarship

UC International First Year Undergraduate Scholarship is provided by University of Canterbury to excellent international students starting their undergraduate degree program at the University.

Host Institution

University of Canterbury, New Zealand

Field of study

Any of the Bachelors Degree Program offered by the University

Number of Scholarships to be awarded

Up to 25 scholarships will be awarded

Target group:

The scholarship is available to all International students from any country except New Zealand and Australia

Scholarship amount

The scholarship is currently awarded with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000. The duration is for one year.


Eligible candidates must be international students

Considered as full fee paying international students

Applicants should not be citizen of  New Zealand or Australia or permanent resident of these countries.

They must complete high school by January 1st of the year of application.

Applicants must apply to study any of the undergraduate degree offer by University of Canterbury.

Application instructions/ How to apply

The application form for the scholarship will be open 8 weeks before the deadline. 

The Deadline for application is 15 August. Applicants are advice to check the official scholarship website for details on how to apply and also the documents that needs to be submitted.

The scholarship is awarded by: University of Canterbury

Level of study: Bachelors Degree

Deadline: 15th August of each year

Study in: New Zealand

Course starts: 2019

Official Scholarship website 


Apply also: Bill Gates Scholarship for International students