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University of Otago Science Horizons Scholarships in New Zealand 2019

Science Horizons Scholarships for high-achieving students to enrol in an undergraduate degree program in Sciences at the University of Otago. Up to $20,000 in scholarships may be awarded each year, providing candidates of sufficient merit are available.

The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and reward the study of Science at The University of Otago. The University of Otago (UO) is one of New Zealand ’s leading research and teaching institutions. The purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and reward the study of Science at The University of Otago.

Scholarship Description:

  • Application Deadline: December 10, 2019
  • Course Level: Scholarship is available to pursue an undergraduate degree program.
  • Study Subject: Scholarships are awarded to study in Science.
  • Scholarship Award: Up to $20,000 in scholarships may be awarded each year, providing candidates of sufficient merit are available.
  • Number of Scholarships: Varies
  • Nationality: The scholarship is available for New Zealand citizens.
  • Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand

Eligibility for the Scholarship:

  • Eligible Countries: The scholarship is available for New Zealand citizens.
  • Entrance Requirements: Applications are open to students who:
    • have sat exams for NZQA New Zealand Scholarship or an international equivalent
    • have passed one or more NZQA New Zealand scholarship exams in a science related subject
    • must not have previously attended a university
    • must be intending to enroll in their first year of a programme of study for one of the following: degrees at the University of Otago: Science: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts and Science, Bachelor of Surveying or degrees from the School of Physical Education. (Any students intending to enroll in Health Sciences will not be eligible).
    • Students need not apply directly from secondary school, but the award is dependent on the final year
    • marks in at least one and preferably two science subjects in New Zealand Scholarship or equivalent.

Application Procedure:

Each student must:

  • submit an application to Scholarships Office on the prescribed form no later than 10
    December in the year prior to intended study at the University of Otago
  • finalize application on confirmation of the applicants’ NZ Scholarship results or relevant
    international equivalent, by forwarding a copy of the results notification to the Scholarships
    Office
  • arrange for an academic reference from either the School Principal, Deputy Principal or Head
    of Science from their secondary school to be forwarded to the Scholarships Office no later
    then 10 December in the year prior to intended study at the University of Otago.

How to Apply: To apply for this scholarship, applicants must download the application form and submit to Scholarships Office Graduate Research School University of Otago P O Box 56 Dunedin 9054 [email protected]

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