AUT International Excellence Scholarships

Auckland University of Technology
Bachelors/Masters Degree

Deadline: 5 July 2020 (Annual)
Study in: New Zealand
Course starts July 2020

Brief description:

The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) is making available International Excellence Scholarships to all international students who are beginning their studies at AUT full-time from Semester 2, 2020 (and for all remaining 2020 intakes). Only high achieving international students will be considered.

Host Institution(s):

Auckland University of Technology

Level/Field(s) of study:

Bachelors and Masters degrees in any subject
English Pathway programme
Study Abroad programme

Number of Scholarships:

Not specified

Target group:

Full-fee paying international students from around the world

Scholarship value/inclusions:

The Postgraduate Excellence award is NZ $7,500
The Undergraduate Excellence award is NZ $7,500
The English Pathway Excellence scholarship (for GIE students) is NZ $3,000
The Study Abroad Excellence award is NZ $2,000.

The scholarship will be paid as either a compulsory fees credit towards the first semester of study at AUT; or as a contribution towards accommodation in an approved AUT Halls of residence, subject to applicant securing an offer of accommodation. Recipients of this scholarship are required to be enrolled full time at AUT during the tenure of the scholarship.


The award of this scholarship is conditional on the student gaining entry to an AUT programme (duration of at least 120 points, except for Study Abroad and GIE programmes).

Scholarship applicants must be full-fee paying international students, i.e., not citizens, permanent residents or resident visa holders of New Zealand or Australia; or they are in the process of applying for the aforementioned categories. They must have a current and valid conditional or unconditional offer to study an AUT programme (Bachelors level or above, excluding doctoral and at least 120 points). They should have an equivalent GPA of 6.0 out of 9.0 (B+ average) or above in their most recent qualification/programme.

Scholarships will be awarded on academic merit. Returning AUT students (i.e. students who have already commenced study at AUT (excluding AUT International House GIE English pathway programmes) will not be considered. Selection will be based on demonstrated academic excellence. The country of origin of the applicant may be considered by the selection committee to align with AUT’s strategic aims. Applicants who have declared other forms of scholarships both internally (awarded by AUT) and externally (e.g. government scholarships) will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Application instructions:

Applications are currently closed.

Application is through the AUT online scholarship portal. Applicants must complete the AUT International Excellence Scholarship application online. They will be asked to indicate under which category (select 1 only) they wish to be considered and must meet the eligibility criteria for the category under which they are applying. The application deadline for the scholarships is 5 July 2020.

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


Official Scholarship Website:

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