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 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

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.

Other scholarships

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.

Freemasons University and Postgraduate Scholarships
For students in their final year of a Bachelors degree or Bachelors (Hons) degree, Graduate Diploma, PGDip, Masters degree or Doctorate degree in any subject; value up to $6,000 for University Scholarships.

Dulcie Bowman Memorial Scholarships
For hearing-impaired female students in their second or subsequent year of any programme; value up to $3,000.

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.

Lee Foundation Grants
Citizens or permanent residents from Singapore or Malaysia who have completed at least two years of satisfactory study at the University of Auckland; value varies.

More scholarships

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

Find out more about scholarships and awards.

Contact

If you have any questions, you can email us at scholarships@auckland.ac.nz.