Faculty of Science High Achiever Undergraduate Entry Scholarship

A Scholarship for the first year of undergraduate study in the Faculty of Science, up to $5,000 for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents who have applied for a University of Auckland school-leaver/first-year scholarship.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: First year undergraduate level, full-time study for an undergraduate degree or undergraduate conjoint degree in the Faculty of Science
Opening date:
Closing date: No application required
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: Varies
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $5,000 each

The Scholarship was established in 2009 and is financed by the Faculty of Science.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage excellence in the study of subjects in the Faculty of Science and support students who reside outside the Auckland area.


How to apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship, award or prize or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

For more information about the awarding process for this scholarship, award or prize, download a copy of the regulations.

Help and support

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Every effort has been made to ensure the information we have supplied is correct and up to date. However we strongly advise that you check the regulations, application forms and any other information that is available, to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for any application you might make, and that you understand the implications of any regulations, awarding value and closing dates.