University of Canterbury Scholarships


Applications for Year 13 students to apply for University of Canterbury 2020 scholarships are now open.

Even with the fees-free scheme, there are still a lot of costs you and your whānau need to cover when it comes to tertiary education.

The closing date for most scholarship applications is 15 August 2019.

Our range of scholarships can be found either on our website or by downloading a copy of our Fund Your Studies brochure.

Each scholarship has different eligibility criteria (eg, subject/course, level, citizenship, age, gender, ethnicity, school, region, etc), so it’s important that you check the details to see if you meet the criteria.

Steps to help you apply:
1. Create a myUC account
This is our online portal and the entry point for anyone considering studying at UC. Click here to create an account.

2. Go to the UC Prospective Students Scholarships Portal
Click here to be taken to the portal. From there you need to click the red ‘Apply’ button which takes you back to myUC.

3. Log back into their myUC account
You will now be directed to the scholarships application page.

Their advice:
You should apply for all the scholarships you are eligible for as it’s often possible to hold more than one scholarship.

Scholarships are very competitive so it’s important you stand out from the crowd.  Take the time to write an application that reflects all of their achievements and involvement.

If you have any questions or need assistance, please do not hesitate to get in contact by emailing or calling 0800 VARSITY (0800 827 748).