Scholarships, loans and funding

Whether you live overseas and are considering university study in New Zealand, or are an international student already studying at the University of Auckland, you may be eligible for a range of scholarships.

Doctoral, postgraduate and undergraduate scholarships


To find out about scholarships available to international students visit Search for scholarships and awards.
 

New scholarships now available: University of Auckland International Student Scholarships (Postgraduate).

 

Country-specific scholarships and funding


Arthington Davy Scholarship
A private-funded scholarship for students to carry out study and research that will benefit the Kingdom of Tonga.

Canadian student loans
The University of Auckland participates in the Canadian Federal and Provincial Student Loan programmes. Our Institution Code is VUAB.

Chilean CONICYT Scholarships
The Chilean Government CONICYT Scholarships are open to students from the Republic of Chile who intend to undertake a masters or PhD programme at the University of Auckland.

China Scholarship Council (CSC) scholarships
The CSC and the University of Auckland jointly award scholarships to Chinese students who want to carry out PhD study in New Zealand.

COLFUTURO (Colombia)
A loan/scholarship for Colombian students who intend to undertake a masters or PhD programme.

Danish Study Abroad Scholarships
The scholarship is awarded to Danish students for study periods abroad that form part of a Danish study programme or for a complete masters degree.

Dikti-University of Auckland Scholarship Programme (Indonesia)
Scholarships for Indonesian PhD and masters students.

German Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Scholarships
The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD, or Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst) funds the further academic and personal qualifications of outstanding German undergraduate and postgraduate students as well as young academics and researchers. 

ICETEX (Colombia)
A loan for Colombian students who intend to pursue higher studies.

US Financial Aid
If you are a US Citizen you can apply for US Financial Aid to assist in funding your education while studying at the University of Auckland.

University of Auckland Fulbright Scholarship
UA Fulbright Scholarships are tenable to citizens of the United States of America who are intending to take up Fulbright Awards to study in New Zealand and who intend to enrol full-time at the University of Auckland for an approved masters or doctoral degree.

University of Auckland Commonwealth Scholarship
University of Auckland Commonwealth Scholarships are available to students who are citizens of Canada and Britain. The scholarships are tenable for a maximum of thirty-six months for a PhD candidate.

New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarship (NZIDRS)
New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships provide financial support for international students seeking doctoral degrees by research in New Zealand universities.

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Development scholarships


The aim of development scholarships is to provide an opportunity for students from selected developing countries to pursue studies in development-related fields.

Upon completion of their programmes, students are expected to return and contribute to the economic and social development of their home countries.

Currently we have scholarships funded by the New Zealand Aid Programme and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Japan Scholarship Program (JSP) with financing from the Government of Japan.

Asian Development Bank (ADB) - Japan Scholarship

New Zealand Development Scholarships (NZDS)

New Zealand Pacific Scholarships (NZPS)

New Zealand ASEAN Scholars Awards

Commonwealth Scholarships

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