Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarship 2024/25 in New Zealand

Scholarship in Different Fields
  • New Zealand, New Zealand
  • Apply Before : November 21, 2024

Opportunity Details

  • Opportunity ID 229805
  • Degree BachelorMaster
  • No. of Opportunity 50
  • Fields of study Verious Fields
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Application Fee Required No

Opportunity Description

The University of Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarship is a prestigious opportunity to attract high-caliber international students to pursue bachelor’s or postgraduate studies at the esteemed Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland.

Key Details and Dates

  • Application Deadlines:
    • Semester One intake: November 21, 2024
    • Semester Two intake: April 18, 2024
  • Result Announcement Dates:
    • Approximately eight weeks after the respective closing dates
  • Funding Type: Tuition fee support
  • Host Institution: University of Auckland
  • Eligible Countries: Open to international students
  • Eligible Gender: Male/Female
  • Target Group: New international undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • Field: All disciplines
  • Study Level: Undergraduate, PGDip, or Masters programs
  • Number of Opportunities: Up to 50 scholarships available
  • Host Country: New Zealand

Benefits and Financial Aids

Successful candidates will benefit from a scholarship of up to $10,000 towards compulsory tuition fees for either postgraduate or undergraduate study.

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the International Student Excellence Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Be new international students enrolling in undergraduate degrees, PGDip, or master’s programs.
  • They should have a conditional or unconditional offer of admission and be enrolled full-time in an eligible program at the University of Auckland.
  • The basis of selection is academic merit, quality of the application letter, and endorsement by a referee.
  • Other factors considered for selection include the applicant’s country of origin and alignment of the intended program of study with the University’s strategic aims.
  • The scholarship may not be held concurrently with certain other specific scholarships but can be held with others as long as regulations permit, and the University of Auckland Council is informed and approves.
  • The University of Auckland Council reserves the right to amend or vary the scholarship regulations.

Selection Process

  • A selection committee will check and score all applications and notify them of the outcomes around eight weeks after the deadline.
  • A Selection Committee of university representatives recommends scholarship awardees to the University of Auckland Council.
  • Awardees must accept their scholarship offer by the prescribed date to secure their scholarship.
  • Scholarship funds are credited towards compulsory fees in the first semester of study at the University of Auckland after confirmation of enrolment.
  • Awardees must be enrolled full-time for at least two semesters of study at the University of Auckland.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates should follow these steps to apply:

  • Read the scholarship regulations thoroughly to ensure eligibility.
  • Enter the “Apply now” button and complete the online application form.
  • Ensure you have completed all sections of the applications by the specified deadline.
  • Monitor the application status and await notification of outcomes.


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You can find more details about the scholarship on the official University of Auckland website. For additional assistance or inquiries, applicants can refer to the University’s online help and support center, AskAuckland. Address any technical issues or errors by contacting the Student Support Team.


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