Scholarships for women

Undergraduate

Dame Charmian J. O'Connor Award in Chemistry

An Award for women undergraduate Chemistry students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents, to support Stage II Chemistry studies.

Dulcie Bowman Memorial Scholarship

A Scholarship of $4,500 to support women students with a hearing disability who are enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate study.

Fair Wind Foundation Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $11,000 to support women students of Cook Island descent enrolled full-time in any year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

Gabby Marsh Award

An Award of up to $2,500 to support a full-time woman student who is a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, enrolled in Stage III of a BCom or BCom conjoint degree.

Grace Kay Award

An Award of up to $4,000 pa for up to two years for a women student who was born in New Zealand, who is enrolled full-time in a BA or BA conjoint degree and who has completed at least one year of study towards that degree.

Jean Heywood Scholarship

A $3,000 scholarship for a graduate of Epsom Girls' Grammar School enrolling full-time in the first year of an undergraduate degree in either Mathematics or Statistics.

Margaret Tudor South New Start Award

An Award to assist women students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents with the tuition fees for enrolment in the New Start programme.

Mokaraka Māori Women in Business Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $15,000 to support Māori women enrolled at undergraduate level in the Business School.

New Zealand Medical Women's Association Elective Award

A $1,200 Award to support a woman student who is a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident enrolled in Part VI of the MBChB undertaking an elective that focuses on the health of women and children.

Nicola Crowley Memorial Scholarship for Women in Computer Science

A $5,000 Scholarship for international and domestic women students who are enrolled full-time in the first year of a Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Advance Science (Honours) or associated conjoint degree in Computer Science, Data Science or Statistics.

SGS New Zealand Women in Engineering Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $6,000 to assist women students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents, and enrolled full-time in Part II or Part III of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Mechanical Engineering.

Sue Caswell Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $5,000 to support women students undertaking study in Education in the Faculty of Education and Social work and aspiring to a career in teaching.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Bachelor with Honours Award

An Award of up to $8,000 to support women students enrolled full-time in the final year of an undergraduate Bachelor with Honours degree or postgraduate Bachelor with Honours degree at the University of Auckland.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Dame Dorothy Winstone and Rae Hammer New Start Award

An Award of up to $6,000 pa for up to three years to support women students enrolling full-time in an undergraduate degree who have completed the University of Auckland New Start Programme.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Foundation Award

An Award of up to $2,000 to support women students enrolling in an undergraduate degree who have completed a University of Auckland Foundation Programme.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Jane Bellamy and Elizabeth Godfrey Foundation Award

An Award of up to $6,000 pa for up to three years to support women students enrolling full-time in an undergraduate degree who have completed the University of Auckland Tertiary Foundation Certificate.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Vinka Marinovich Award in Engineering

An Award of up to $2,000 to support women students enrolled full-time in undergraduate or postgraduate study in Engineering.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Vinka Marinovich Award in Music

An Award of up to $8,000 to support women students enrolled full-time in undergraduate or postgraduate study in the School of Music.

Transpower Women in Engineering Scholarship

A $5,000 Scholarship to support a woman student who is a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident, enrolled full-time or part-time in Part II, III or IV of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) degree.

Postgraduate

Dulcie Bowman Memorial Scholarship

A Scholarship of $4,500 to support women students with a hearing disability who are enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate study.

Fair Wind Foundation Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $11,000 to support women students of Cook Island descent enrolled full-time in any year of an undergraduate or postgraduate programme.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Bachelor with Honours Award

An Award of up to $8,000 to support women students enrolled full-time in the final year of an undergraduate Bachelor with Honours degree or Postgraduate Bachelor with Honours degree at the University of Auckland.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Masters Degree Award

An Award of up to $8,000 to support women students enrolled full-time in a masters degree at the University of Auckland.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Postgraduate Diploma Award

An Award of up to $8,000 to support women students enrolled full-time in a postgraduate diploma at the University of Auckland.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Vinka Marinovich Award in Engineering

An Award of up to $2,000 to support women students enrolled full-time in undergraduate or postgraduate study in Engineering.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Vinka Marinovich Award in Music

An Award of up to $8,000 to spport women students enrolled full-time in undergraduate or postgraduate study in the School of Music.

Doctoral

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust First Year Doctoral Award

An Award of up to $11,000 to support women students enrolled in the first year of full-time enrolment in a PhD or named Doctorate at the University of Auckland.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Dame Dorothy Winstone Doctoral Completion Award

An Award of up to $16,000 to support women doctoral students to make substantial progress towards completion of a PhD or named Doctorate at the University of Auckland.

Prizes

Margaret Morton Memorial Prize

A Prize for the woman student with the greatest potential to success in Mathematics Education or Discrete Mathematics as determined by examination or thesis grades.

Rachael Award

A Prize for the top woman student in Stage I of Gender Studies.

Scarlet Prize in Architecture

A Prize for the woman student enrolled in the Master of Architecture (Professional) who achieved the highest GPA across ARCHDES 700 and ARCHDES 701.

External scholarships

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Betty Loughhead Soroptimist Scholarship

The scholarship is to support women who are New Zealand citizens and who are at least 25 years of age on 1 September 2020 to make a step into, or to return to tertiary-level learning. The scholarship may be used for fees, living expenses, travel expenses, childcare costs or  books and equipment needed for your course of study. Recent awards have been in the region of $3,000 - $5,000 (per award)

Applications close 31 August. For more information or to apply vist BLSST.

Boston Consulting Group Scholarships

BCG is offering two scholarships to students in their penultimate year of study, of which one is for women students, and one open to all. The recipients of the scholarships will each receive AUD$20,000. Applications close 5 July. To register for a virtual information session visit BCG Scholarship information sessions.

For more information and to apply vist BCG Scholarship Program.

BPW Franklin Inc Annual Study Award

A $3,000 Award for a woman who has connections with Franklin or is a past or present resident of Franklin, who is enrolled in a course at a recognised university in New Zealand or retraiing following an absence from employment.

Applications for 2020 close on 17 January 2020. For more information and to apply visit BPW Franklin Annual Study Award.

GCSB Women in Stem Scholarship

The value of this award is $10,000 which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans. Open to women enrolled in second year and above of tertiary study (including Honours and Masters students) intending to take a full-time course of study in science, technology, computer engineering, mathematics, data science or cyber security. Applications open on 1 June and close on 1 October. For more infomation and to apply visit  GSCB Scholarship.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Expenses/Class Materials Awards

Awards of $300 to $1,000 each to assist women who are studying undergraduate or postgraduate degree or diploma courses which incur high material's expenditure, with payment of essential costs. For more information and to apply visit The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Undergraduate Awards.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Practicum Awards

An Award to assist a woman to carry out study for a Bachelors or Masters degree with a required practicum component. Awards will be made for a year of study that requires a student to undertake a practicum which is usually unpaid and involves travel or residence away from home. For more information and to apply visit The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Undergraduate Awards.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Tressa Thomas Retraining Awards

An Award of $2,000 to assist mature women, aged 25 years and above, to undertak study in order to return to a profession or take up work (paid or unpaid) in the community. For more information and to apply visit The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Undergraduate Awards.

New Horizons for Women Trust Awards

The New Horizons for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura runs an annual programme of national and regional awards supporting women in Aotearoa New Zealand to pursue education and research. For more information and to apply visit New Horizons for Women Trust.

Quota New Zealand Educational Scholarship

Quota New Zealand offers a Scholarship of up to $5,000 to assist a young woman who has proven academic potential, and has demonstrated financial need or other special circumstances, with the study expenses in their first year of full-time tertiary study. For more information and to apply visit Quota Scholarship.

Zonta Club of East Auckland Inc Presidents' Scholarship

The Zonta Club of East Auckland offers a $1,500 scholarship to women students aged 25 years or over, who are New Zealand citizens and enrolled in the second or subsequent year of a certificate, degree or diploma. Students must reside within the Club's boundaries, which are the suburbs between Panmure and the northern boundary of Manurewa. For more information and to apply visit Zonta Club East Auckland Inc Presidents' Scholarship.

Other scholarships, awards and prizes

Many other University of Auckland scholarships are open to women students. Search our comprehensive scholarships database for an up-to-date list of all the scholarships and awards available to future and current University of Auckland students.