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The University of Waikato GEMS Scholarship

Number of awards

All eligible students

Closing date

1st December

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Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, applicants must:

a) be a student of a school of the GEMS Education Network;

b) not currently be enrolled at the University of Waikato;

c) must not have paid fees at the time of application,

d) be applying to enrol for the first time in an undergraduate level programme at the University of Waikato;

e) not be classified as a domestic student (see clause 7.3.e);

f) have met the University of Waikato’s English language requirements for admission;

g) have received a conditional of unconditional Offer of Place from the University of Waikato;

h) in the year of tenure, be commencing a full-time programme/s of study in A and B Trimester;

i) be residing in New Zealand for the tenure of the scholarship;

j) not be coming to the University of Waikato via a sponsoring body ; and

k) not be coming to the University of Waikato on a Guaranteed Credit Arrangement ,or through a study abroad or student exchange agreement

How to apply?

  • Applications for the Scholarship must be received using the online application form by:

December (for offers commencing in A Trimester)

15 May (for offers commencing in B Trimester)

15 September (for offers commencing in C Trimester)

  • International students, who are overseas at the time of submitting their application for the scholarship, must submit their scholarship application prior to lodging a visa application to travel to New Zealand, i.e. to be eligible to apply, the applicant cannot already have arrived in New Zealand.

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