Number of awards
Application for all Entrance Scholarships are normally open to students who meet the requirements:
International students who have completed Year 12 and have completed or are in the process of completing Year 13 at a New Zealand school, or an equivalent foundation level course at a New Zealand tertiary institution.
Are intending to enrol or have enrolled for the first time for first-year (100-level papers), full-time degree-level, undergraduate study at the University of Otago.
Those who have studied more than 0.4 EFTs at any University or tertiary institution at degree-level or higher are not normally eligible.
In addition to the above eligibility criteria, applicants must be:
Of indigenous Pacific Islands ancestry. You will be required to verify your ancestry and more information on this process can be found here:
All applications for Entrance Scholarships are done through eVision, the University's student management system. In order to apply for a scholarship, you will be required to go through the first stages of enrolment at the University of Otago to access the Entrance Scholarship online application.
In the Entrance Scholarship application, it is recommended that to be considered for this scholarship, you should have completed the Pacific section of the application.
Closing date: 15 August