Undergraduate scholarships

Alongside the University of Auckland scholarships, we also offer major scholarships specifically for Arts students.

University of Auckland scholarships

University of Auckland Top Achiever Scholarships
For Year 13 students intending to enrol in a full-time degree programme at the University of Auckland; value up to $20,000 including a guaranteed place in University of Auckland accommodation.

University of Auckland Academic Potential Scholarships – School Leavers
For Year 13 students intending to enrol in a full-time degree programme at the University of Auckland, and students currently enrolled in an approved University of Auckland pathway programme with a GPA of 3.50 or higher; value up to $20,000 paid over three years.

University of Auckland Māori Academic Excellence Scholarships
For Year 13 Māori students intending to enrol in a full-time degree programme at the University of Auckland; value up to $20,000 paid over three years, including a guaranteed place in University of Auckland accommodation.

University of Auckland Pacific Academic Excellence Scholarships
For Year 13 Pacific students intending to enrol in a full-time degree programme at the University of Auckland; value up to $20,000 paid over three years, including a guaranteed place in University of Auckland accommodation.

Major scholarships available to Arts undergraduate students

Clark Undergraduate Scholarships
For Year 13 students intending to enrol in a full-time BA degree at the University of Auckland; value up to $22,000 per annum.

Ellen Castle Undergraduate Scholarship in the Schools of Humanities and Social Sciences
For Year 13 students at a decile 1-3 New Zealand secondary school intending to enrol in a full-time BA majoring in a subject in Humanities or Social Sciences; value up to $5,000 per annum.

Faculty of Arts Entry Level Undergraduate Scholarships
Candidates are nominated from short-listed University of Auckland scholarship applicants who are intending to enrol in the Faculty of Arts for full-time study in a BA or conjoint degree; value up to $3,000.

Faculty of Arts Ngāti Whātua o Ōrakei Scholarships
For students who are beneficiaries of the Ngāti Whātua o Ōrakei Māori Trust Board; value up to $3,500.

More scholarships

You might be pleasantly surprised at the amount of scholarships available.

Find out more about scholarships and awards.