University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarship

University of Waikato
Bachelors/Masters/PhD Degree

Deadline: Any time (Annual)
Study in: New Zealand
Course starts AY 2024

Brief description:

The University of Waikato is offering the International Excellence Scholarship support talented international students from eligible countries who are enrolling for the first time into undergraduate or postgraduate programmes at the University of Waikato. The Scholarships will be awarded to candidates who demonstrate excellent academic achievement, and strong potential to become global ambassadors for the University of Waikato.

Host Institution(s):

University of Waikato

Level/Field(s) of study:

All undergraduate and postgraduate programmes except the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) and Master of Philosophy (MPhil) are eligible

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Applicants must be citizens of the following countries and classified as overseas students: USA, Canada, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Chile, Ecuador, Germany, UK, France, Norway, Hong Kong, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Mongolia, Nepal, Pakistan, Maldives, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Jordan, Iran, Kenya, South Africa, Zambia, Zimbabwe, and Mauritius.

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The scholarship value will be between $2,500 and $15,000, and tenure between 1 and 3 years. It will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition fees for their chosen programme/s of study either at the time of offer or once their enrolment is completed.


To be eligible, applicants must:

• be applying to enrol full-time in an undergraduate or postgraduate programme1, as a new international student to the University of Waikato;

• have received a conditional or unconditional offer of place from the University of Waikato (including a pathway offer for a degree packaged with the Certificate of Attainment in English Language; the Certificate of Attainment in Foundation Studies; Certificate of University Preparation; International Diploma (Business); International Diploma (Computer Science) or Diploma of Postgraduate Preparation (Pre-Masters) at the University of Waikato

• have a minimum GPA equivalency of B+ in the qualification used to gain entrance to the University of Waikato;

• not currently be enrolled at the University of Waikato in any undergraduate or postgraduate programme and not have paid fees at the time of application;

• not be coming to the University of Waikato via a sponsoring body and not be coming to the University of Waikato on a Guaranteed Credit Arrangement, or through a study abroad or student exchange agreement.

Application instructions:

To apply, you must complete an Application to Enrol BEFORE you can have access to apply for Scholarships and Awards (This application is not a commitment to study here at the University of Waikato and can be withdrawn or updated at any time). Applications for 2024 can be submitted at any time.

It is important to read the Scholarship Regulations and visit the official website (link found below) for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.


Official Scholarship Website:

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