University of Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $10,000 towards compulsory tuition fees for new International undergraduate and postgraduate students.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: New international students enrolling in undergraduate degrees, PGDip or masters programmes     
Opening date: 10 October 2024 (Semester One intake) and 7 March 2024 (Semester Two intake)
Closing date: 21 November 2024 (Semester One intake) and 18 April 2024 (Semester Two intake)
Tenure: One year
For: Tuition fees
Number on offer: Up to 50
Offer rate: Bi-annually
Value: Up to $10,000 for either postgraduate study or undergraduate study

The University of Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarship was established in 2016.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to attract new international students of high calibre to enrol in undergraduate or postgraduate study of one year or more at Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland.


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.

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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.