Scott Family First in Family Scholarship
An $8,000 pa Scholarship for up to four years to assist New Zealand citizens and permanent residents who are the first in their family to attend university.
About the scholarship
Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: First in family to study in any year of the first undergraduate degree programme at the University of Auckland
Opening date: TBC
Closing date: Next available in 2026
Tenure: Up to four years
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: Two
Offer rate: Every three to four years
Value: Up to $8,000 pa
The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist students who are the first member of their immediate family to attend university and who, because of financial hardship, may not otherwise be able to undertake a university degree.
How to apply
Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.
Help and support
You can find answers to your questions about scholarships, awards and prizes on the University's online help and support centre, AskAuckland.
If you can’t find the answer to your question, contact our Student Support Team.
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- For scholarships or awards closing within the next three days, please mark your enquiry as urgent.
Technical issues or errors
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.