UC International First Year Scholarships at Canterbury University
Posted On June 5, 2017
Canterbury University has won its place among top universities in New Zealand offering around 100 programs, from Foundation to doctoral studies in more than 150 disciplines, ranging from accounting to zoology. New Zealand’s university has a modern teaching and research facilities being awarded a 5-Star QS ranking for internationally-renowned research and teaching. The University is offering, besides its wide range of courses which are stimulating, an extremely vibrant campus open for students across the globe. University’s vibrant campus is not the only facility open for international students. This year, Canterbury University is awarding also the UC International First Year Scholarships.
Canterbury University through the UC International First Year Scholarships intends to offer the needed support for top-achieving international students who will start an UNDERGRADUATE degree program at the University of Canterbury.
The number, the amount and durability
The University of Canterbury is offering up to 25 scholarships, each with values of $10,000, $15,000 or $20,000. The tenure is one year.
The eligibility criterion
Before applying for these scholarships, students should have been admitted to one of UC’s undergraduate degree program. The qualifications and courses can be find here: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/future-students/qualifications-and-courses/. After they select a program they wish to study and read the academic requirements, this is where they should enroll: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/future-students/apply-and-enrol/what-is-myuc/ .
Applicants who are taken into consideration as eligible students will be those who are full-fee-paying international students. Citizens of New Zealand or Australia, or other holders of New Zealand residence class via visas are not considered eligible.
At the same time, applicants will be considered as eligible for the UC International First Year Scholarships only those who have completed a university entrance-level qualification which allows entry into the university’s degree program, on or after January 1 of the year before the year of application. Please read carefully the guide to enrolment here: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/future-students/apply-and-enrol/apply-for-undergraduate-qualifications/
Students who are not eligible
These scholarships will not be held by those who already have undertaken partial study in a bachelor’s degree program at a tertiary institution in New Zealand. Also, these scholarships will not be available for students who have applied for Transfer of Credit from a New Zealand tertiary institution to an undergraduate degree program at University of Canterbury.
The closing date
All the students who are interested to apply for this scholarship should apply through the university’s web page, below:
How to apply for the UC International First Year Scholarships
The students are advised to apply through the webpage 8 weeks before the application process closes. Access the highlighted link called “Apply on-line” where you will introduce the login details to have access to the application form. In case you are a student outside the university, you will select to sign in as a non-UC student. However, before proceeding any further, students are advised to read carefully the pdf with regulations which is posted at the above link.