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Entrance Undergraduate International Scholarship at University of Waikato in New Zealand, 2021

The University of Waikato is announcing an Entrance Undergraduate International Scholarship for talented students who demonstrate excellent academic achievement and strong potential. The Scholarship program is open for the academic year 2021-2022.

The aim of the scholarship is to promote educational opportunities, foster internationalization, and support talented onshore international students.

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Good chance for international students who want to study in New Zealand.

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The University of Waikato is a comprehensive university in Hamilton, New Zealand with prestigious international rankings. It offers a wide range of qualifications from undergraduate certificates, diplomas, and degrees through to postgraduate research.

Why study at the University of Waikato?  At this university, candidates can get lifelong support from the careers centre and suitable work experience. They can also get the opportunity to work with Research Institutes and Research Centers to build active chapters across the world.

Application Deadline: December 15, 2020

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: University of Waikato
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Undergraduate
  • Award: Up to NZD$10,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: Not known
  • Nationality: International Students
  • The award can be taken in New Zealand


  • Eligible Countries: Candidates from all over the world are eligible for this scholarship.
  • Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded in any subject offered by the university.
  • Admissible Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following criteria:
  • Not currently be enrolled at the University of Waikato
  • Not have paid fees at the time of application
  • Be applying to enrol for the first time in an undergraduate degree at the University of Waikato
  • Have studied in a New Zealand high school, be an international student who has completed Year 13 and who complies with the requirements of Immigration New Zealand (INZ) for the full tenure of the Scholarship
  • Gain University Entrance and achieve at least a Merit endorsement at NCEA Level 3, or equivalent
  • Not be classified as a domestic student (see clause 6.3.e)
  • Have received a Conditional or Unconditional Offer of Place from the University of Waikato
  • In the year of tenure, be commencing a full-time programme of study of at least 120 points.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Applications for the Scholarship must be received through the online system.
  • Supporting Documents: Applicants must upload the following as part of their online application:

a) Their conditional or unconditional offer of place from the University of Waikato
b) A personal statement that sets out the following (on the template provided):

  • What are your career goals/aspirations?
  • How will international education experience help you to achieve these goals?
  • What additional qualities/skills do you have that make you an ideal
  • candidate for this Scholarship and an ambassador for the University of
  • Waikato?

c) A completed Principal’s Assessment form (using the appropriate template provided ).

  • Admission Requirements: For taking admission, candidates are required to meet the entry requirements of the university.
  • Language Requirement: Where applicants are non-native speakers of English, acceptable evidence of the English language is required.


The University of Waikato will provide all the following:

  • The Scholarship will have a value of up to NZD$10,000 and will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition fees for their chosen program/s of study once their enrolment is completed.
  • The tenure of the Scholarship is one year.
  • The Scholarship may be taken up in A Semester only, in the year of the award.

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  1. Ssekandi Trevis says:

    I am interest to study at this University. I have just complete my final year of high school in South Africa.

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