Undergraduate scholarships

Alongside the University of Auckland scholarships, we also offer major scholarships to new Creative Arts and Industries students.

University of Auckland school-leaver scholarships

University of Auckland Top Achiever Scholarships

University of Auckland Academic Potential Scholarships

  • Up to $20,000 over three years for accommodation and/or study assistance.
  • Applicable study: Students in their final year at a New Zealand secondary school.
  • Closing dates and further information

University of Auckland Māori Academic Excellence Scholarships

  • $20,000 over three years for accommodation and study assistance.
  • Applicable study: Māori students in their final year at a New Zealand secondary school.
  • Closing dates and further information

University of Auckland Pacific Academic Excellence Scholarships

  • $20,000 over three years for accommodation and study assistance.
  • Applicable study: Pacific students in their final year at a New Zealand secondary school.
  • Closing dates and further information

Bath Street Arts Trust Scholarship

  • Up to $6,000 each year for up to four years for tuition fees.
  • Applicable study: Students who are studying towards their first undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland, who have demonstrated financial need and whose family has a background in the creative arts.
  • Closing dates and further information

Creative Arts and Industries school-leaver scholarships

Creative Arts and Industries Entry level Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Up to $5,000 for one year for assistance.
  • Applicable study: First year of study for a BAS, BFA, BMus, BDanceSt, BUrbPlan(Hons) or a conjoint degree in the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries.
  • Closing dates and further information

Major scholarships available to Architecture undergraduate students

Canterbury Architects' Scholarship

Lane Capital Scholarships

  • Up to $5,000 each year for the first undergraduate degree.
  • Applicable study: First undergraduate degree in Architecture, Business and Economics, Engineering or Science at the University of Auckland.
  • Closing dates and further information

Murray Wren Undergraduate Scholarship in Architecture

  • Up to $15,000 each year for up to three years for assistance.
  • Applicable study: School leavers who are intending to enrol in a Bachelor of Architectural Studies at the University of Auckland.
  • Closing dates and further information

Major scholarships available to Fine Arts undergraduate students

Henrietta and Lola Anne Tunbridge Scholarship

Major scholarships available to Music undergraduate students

Beatrice Ratcliffe Entry-Level Scholarship in Music

  • Up to $5,000 for one year for assistance.
  • Applicable study: Year 13 at a New Zealand Secondary School and intending to enrol full-time in a Bachelor of Music or conjoint degree in the School of Music in the following year.
  • Closing dates and further information

Evelyn M Harrison Scholarships

  • Up to $10,000 for one year for assistance and support.
  • Applicable study: Student of singing enrolled in an undergraduate or postgraduate programme in the University of Auckland’s School of Music.
  • Closing dates and further information

Marie D'Albini Scholarship

Pears-Britten Scholarship in Singing

Swedlund Music Bursary

Taurus Charitable Trust Entry-Level Scholarships in Music

  • Up to $4,000 for one year for assistance with study.
  • Applicable study: School leavers who are intending to enrol full-time in a Bachelor of Music or conjoint degree in the School of Music.
  • Closing dates and further information

More scholarships

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

Find out more about scholarships and awards.