International students

Scholarship offers will be made in September. You should apply for visas, accommodation and insurance arrangement as soon as you receive your offer of a scholarship.

Visas and immigration


You will need to hold a valid passport or travel document. You must apply for your visa as soon as you receive your scholarship offer to allow sufficient time for your visa application to be processed.

Student visa

You will need to obtain an appropriate visa for the duration of your scholarship. Immigration New Zealand advise that Summer Research Scholarship recipients should apply for a student visa.

Student visa fact sheet 

How to apply

  • You can apply online or use the paper form.
  • For information on how much you need to pay, and where to send your paper application if you are not applying online see Immigration New Zealand’s Office and fees finder
  • When you submit your application you should include a copy of your letter from the University of Auckland confirming your admission to the Summer Research Scholarship Programme, along with any other supporting documents necessary to demonstrate that you meet student visa requirements.

Accommodation


Conveniently located in the heart of Auckland City and close to the University, our University residences offer discounted accommodation over the summer.

Accommodation Summer Stays

Health and travel insurance


You are required to obtain health and travel insurance for the duration of your scholarship. For information about the University’s approved insurance provider please see Health and travel insurance.

English-language requirements


If English is not your first language, you will need to meet the English-language proficiency requirements for postgraduate study at the University.

English language requirements

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