Read the latest news related to scholarships, including information on new scholarships and other funding opportunities.
New scholarships, awards and prizes
Find out about recently approved new scholarships, awards and prizes.
New University of Auckland Summer Start Scholarship
A new scholarship is available for students from outside the Auckland area who are planning to enrol in Summer School before starting their degree in Semester One 2021. The scholarship covers the cost of accommodation in Waipārūrū Hall for the duration of Summer School 2021.
More information on the scholarship and how to apply can be found at University of Auckland Summer Start Scholarship.
Applications are now open and will close at midday on 20 November.
New Waka Moana and Vaka Moana Scholarships
The University of Auckland is offering new scholarships for 2021 for Māori and Pacific students from low socio-economic areas currently enrolled in the final year of secondary school or kura and planning to attend university for the first time next year.
The University of Auckland Waka Moana Scholarship and the University of Auckland Vaka Moana Scholarship include a guaranteed place in a Hall of Residence and will cover the costs of catered accommodation in a standard room, up to a value of $15,500. Recipients will also receive a laptop.
More information on the scholarships and how to apply can be found at University of Auckand Waka Moana and Vaka Moana Scholarships.
Applications for 2021 have now closed.
Knight-Hennessy Scholars Online Information Session
Stanford University will be hosting an online information session on the Knight-Hennessy Scholars Program on Wednesday 17 June at midday New Zealand time. To register for the online information session visit Knight-Hennessy Scholars registration.
You can find more information on the scholarship on our Scholarships for after you graduate page.
Scholarships and awards impacted by Covid-19
Some scholarships and awards offered by the Scholarships Office are being impacted by the Covid-19 lockdown and travel bans. Applications for these scholarships and awards are on hold until futher notice. These scholarships and awards are:
- University of Auckland Universitas 21 Doctoral Mobility Scholarship
- University of Auckland Languages and Cultures Study Abroad Award
- 360 International Exchange Award
- 360 International Award for Equity Students
- 360 International Award for Māori and Pacific Students
- Anne Reid Memorial Trust Scholarship
- Dean's International Doctoral Scholarship (FMHS)
- Electricity Engineers' Association Scholarship
- Energy Education Trust Undergraduate & Honours Scholarships
- Friends of the University of Auckland US/NZ Exchange Award
- Jeremy Howard Scholarship
- Maurice and Phyllis Paykel Trust PhD Research Travel Award
- Orbit World Travel Award
- Peter John Butler Memorial Award
- The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Bachelor with Honours Award
- The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Dame Dorothy Winstone Doctoral Completion Award
- The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Dame Dorothy Winstone and Rae Hammer New Start Award
- The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust First Year Doctoral Award
- The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Foundation Award
- The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Jane Bellamy and Elizabeth Godfrey Foundation Award
- The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Masters Degree Award
- The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Postgraduate Diploma Award