High academic achievers from New Zealand are invited to apply for the Te Ara Hou Scholarship at the University of Waikato for the academic year 2020-2021.
The studentship is available for domestic students who want to obtain undergraduate degree coursework at Waikato. The grants support to recent school leavers who may not have planned to attend university and/or to undertake tertiary study, but whose circumstances have changed.
Valuable offer for students to receive financial support to obtain an undergraduate degree with Waikato University.
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The University of Waikato was founded in 1964, in New Zealand. It has a range of support services and dozens of student clubs. Students can study a broad range of subjects to shape a qualification that matches their strengths and career interests.
Why at the University of Waikato? The university is faithful to ensuring that their students can easily transition from the classroom into the work-place. It helps students to build the skills and knowledge they will require to be successful in their careers.
Application Deadline: February 20, 2020
- University or Organization: The University of Waikato
- Department: NA
- Course Level: Undergraduate
- Award: up to $3,000
- Access Mode: Online
- Number of Awards: Not known
- Nationality: Domestic
- The scholarship can get inNew Zealand
- Eligible Countries: New Zealand students
- Acceptable Course or Subjects: The scholarship is available for an undergraduate degree program.
- Admissible Criteria: To be worthy, candidates must:
- Have received at least NCEA Level 3 Merit, or equivalent, at a secondary school within the past two years
- Be aiming to enrol full-time (a full-time academic year comprises 120 points) in an undergraduate degree at the University of Waikato for the first time1 in the year of tenure;
- Not have applied for or accepted an offer for any other University of Waikato scholarships that covers a tuition fees or accommodation credit component, unless these are specifically for financial hardship
- Must be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
How to Apply
- How to Apply: To apply for the award, you have to enrol in the master’s degree program at the University of Waikato. After that, you can apply for the grant. Note: The closing date for online applications is 20 February each year.
- Supporting Documents: Applicants must submit evidence of academic readiness (NCEA Level 3 results, CV, letter of motivation, transcript, passport-sized photographs, all necessary mark sheets, proof of citizenship, birth certificate, passport and permits, and a written statement in support of your application, if applicable.
- Admission Requirements: Before admission, you need to check general entry requirements for undergraduate study.
- Language Requirement: Candidates must have good command in the English language to study at the University of Waikato.
- Every grant will have a value of up to $3,000 and will have a tenure of one year. Even if a receiver’s Fees-Free status spreads the processing of the award over more than one year.
- $3,000 will be awarded to those with Level 3 with Excellence.
- $2,000 will be awarded to those who receive Level 3 with Merit.