International Excellence Scholarship, University of Waikato

University of Waikato

The University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarship was established in 2015 to promote educational opportunities, foster internationalisation and support talented international students who are enrolling into foundation, undergraduate, or postgraduate programmes for the first time at the University of Waikato.

Details Application

Applications for the Scholarship must be received by the University of Waikato Scholarships Office on the prescribed online form.

Applications can be submitted at any time prior to the start of the programme in which the applicant is holding an offer for. However, it is strongly recommended that applications are submitted at least six weeks prior to the start of the applicant’s foundation or degree programme.

Applications must be submitted along with:

a) an Application to Enrol (ATE) to the University of Waikato and must include a grading scale of your qualifications (this can normally be found on the reverse side of your academic transcripts), OR a Conditional or Formal Offer of Place from the University of Waikato; and,

b) a personal statement (maximum 200 words) that sets out the following:

· What are your career goals/aspirations?

· How will an international education experience help you to achieve these goals?

· What additional qualities/skills do you have that make you an ideal candidate for this scholarship and an ambassador for the University of Waikato?

Opportunity is About:
Administration & GovernmentAgriculture, Forestry & Animal ScienceArchitecture & ConstructionArts & DesignBiology & ChemistryComputers & ITEconomics, Business, Management & FinanceEducationEnergyEngineeringEnvironmentGeography & Outer SpaceHistory & AnthropologyHuman RightsInternational AffairsLanguagesLawMedia, Marketing & PRMedicine, Nursing & PsychologyMilitary & SecurityPhysics & MathPoliticsReligionSocietySport & FitnessTheater, Video & PhotographyTourismTransportation & Communication


Candidates should be from:
Bangladesh Bhutan Brazil Cambodia Canada China Colombia Egypt France Germany Hong Kong India Indonesia Japan Jordan Kenya Korea, South Laos Malaysia Mexico Nepal Norway Philippines Singapore South Africa Sri Lanka Taiwan Thailand United Kingdom United States of America Vietnam Zambia Zimbabwe

Description of Ideal Candidate:
To be eligible, applicants must:

a) be a citizen of a country listed in Table 1,

b) be enrolling for the first timeinto a Certificate of University Preparation (CUP), foundation studies, undergraduate or postgraduate programme at the University of Waikato,

c) not be classified as a domestic student,

d) be in receipt of a Conditional or Formal Offer of Place from the University of Waikato,

e) have met the English language requirementsfor admission, or completed a Certificate of Attainment in English at the University of Waikato, prior to beginning studies,

f) be commencing full-time study in the year of tenure and be intending to study at the University of Waikato for a minimum of 12 months,

g) be residing in New Zealand for the tenure of the scholarship,

h) not be coming to the University of Waikato via a sponsoring body, and

i) not be coming to the University of Waikato on a Guaranteed Credit Arrangement3or on a study abroad and student exchange agreement

Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year

Cost/funding for participants:
Partially Funded
The Scholarship will have a value up to $10,000 and will be applied directly to the recipient’s tuition fees at the beginning of their University of Waikato studies.

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