Scholarships for the first year of undergraduate study

All faculties

University of Auckland Top Achiever Scholarship

A Scholarship to recognise and reward exceptional students, who have excellent academic records and demonstrated leadership potential and who are enrolling full-time in the first year of an undergraduate degree.

University of Auckland Māori Academic Excellence Scholarship

A Scholarship to recognise and reward exceptional Māori students
entering the first year of an undergraduate degree programme or
Certificate of Health Sciences.

University of Auckland Pacific Academic Excellence Scholarship

A Scholarship to recognise and reward exceptional Pacific students
entering the first year of an undergraduate degree programme or
Certificate of Health Sciences.

University of Auckland Academic Potential Scholarship - School Leavers

A Scholarship to support students who have achieved academically but are experiencing hardships that potentially limit their opportunities or who may have been disadvantaged due to their personal circumstances.

University of Auckland Academic Potential Scholarship - Pathway Programme Students

A Scholarship to support students currently enrolled in an approved
University of Auckland pathway programme who have achieved academically but who are experiencing hardships that potentially limit their opportunities or who may have been disadvantaged due to their personal circumstances.

University of Auckland International School Leaver Scholarship

A Scholarship to assist international students from New Zealand high schools who are enrolling in the first year of an undergraduate degree at the University of Auckland with the cost of tuition fees.

University of Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarship

A Scholarship to assist new International undergraduate students who have overseas secondary or post-secondary qualifications with the cost of tuition fees.

University of Auckland Scholarship for Students from Refugee Backgrounds

A Scholarship of up to $5,000 to assist first year undergraduate students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who come from a refugee background.

Alumni Scholarship for Tertiary Foundation Certificate Students

A $5,000 Scholarship for students completing the Tertiary Foundation Certificate and intending to enrol full-time in an undergraduate degree in the following year.

Bath Street Arts Trust Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $6,000 pa for up to four years, to support undergraduate students with a family background in the creative arts and who are enrolled in their first degree. The Scholarship is offered once every four years.

Energy Education Trust Undergraduate & Honours Scholarships

A $5,000 Scholarship for undergraduate or honours level study related to the energy needs of New Zealand.

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.

Hills First in Family Scholarship

A Scholarship to assist a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident who is the first in their family to attend university, for up to four years of study in their first undergraduate degree. The Scholarship is offered once every four years.

Lane Capital Scholarship

A Scholarship of $5,000 per year for up to five years to assist a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident enrolling full-time in the first year of an undergraduate degree in Architecture, Business and Economics, Engineering or Science. The Scholarship is offered once every four years.

Martin Blythe First in Family Scholarship

An $8,000 Scholarship for students enrolling in the first year of an undergraduate degree who are the first member of their family to attend university.

Peter Kermode Scholarship

A Scholarship for students who are completing the TFC programme and intending to enrol full-time in an undergraduate programme in the following year. Up to $5,000 paid as a fees credit.

Pong, Tams and Ko Scholarship for Students with Disabilities

A Scholarship of up to $8,000 to support domestic and international students with sensory, physical, medical and/or learning difficulties/disabilities.

Presbyterian Methodist Congregational Grafton Scholarship

A Scholarship covering the cost of accommodation in University of Auckland Halls of Residence for up to three years for first years students who are New Zealand citizens and permanent residents.

Ralph & Eve Seelye Undergraduate Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $5,000 per annum for the duration of the first undergraduate degree for New Zealand citizens or permanent residents currently enrolled in Year 13 at a decile 1-3 secondary school.

Sanders Memorial Scholarship

A $3,000 Scholarship for students who are the children of a member of the Navy or Mercantile Marine Service and are entering the first year of an undergraduate programme.

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.  

Other scholarships, awards and prizes

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