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 Scholarship
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 Scholarship
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
Faculty of Arts Auckland Schools Scholarship
A scholarship of up to $5,000 for full-time enrolment in the first year of a BA or BA conjoint degree by students from Decile 1-4 secondary schools in the Auckland area.
Alison Hanham Undergraduate Scholarship in Arts
For students enrolling in their first year of a BA or BA conjoint degree who are experiencing financial hardship; value up to $5,000.
David and Dian Ross Undergraduate Scholarship
A scholarship of up to $10,000 per annum for up to five years for school-leavers enrolling in a BA conjoint degree who, due to financial hardship, may not otherwise be able to undertake a university degree.
Ellen Castle Undergraduate Scholarship in the Schools of Humanities and Social Sciences
Up to $5,000pa for up to 3 years for a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident who attended a decile 1-4 school who plans to enrol in a BA in either the School of Humanities or School of Social Sciences.
Faculty of Arts Entry Level Undergraduate Scholarship
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, BGlobalSt or conjoint degree; value up to $5,000.
Faculty of Arts Ngāti Whātua o Ōrakei Scholarship
For students who are beneficiaries of the Ngāti Whātua o Ōrakei Māori Trust Board; value up to $3,500.
Fair Wind Foundation Scholarships
For women students of Cook Island descent enrolled in full-time study in any year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree; value up to $11,000.
Elon Wells Scholarship in European Languages
Two Scholarships of up to $9,000 each to support New Zealand citizens and permanent residents to enrol in undergraduate or postgraduate study in a European language.
Freemasons University and Postgraduate Scholarships
For students in their final year of a bachelors degree, honours degree, graduate diploma, postgraduate diploma, masters degree or doctorate in any subject; value up to $6,000 for University Scholarships.
Dulcie Bowman Memorial Scholarship
For hearing-impaired women students in their second or subsequent year of any programme; value up to $3,000.
Orbit World Travel Award
An award valued up to $16,000 to assist BA students with the costs of studying overseas on an exchange, a short-term programme or special project relevant to their degree studies.
Sanders Memorial Scholarship
For children of members of Mercantile Marine or Navy entering first year of any full-time programme; value up to $1,200.
Kendrick Smithyman Scholarship in Poetry
A Scholarship of up to $7,000 for international and domestic students enrolled full time in Stage III of a BA, a BA(Hons), PGDipArts, MA or MCW which includes the study of poetry. Closes 18 April.
You might be pleasantly surprised at the amount of scholarships available.
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