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University of Otago Alumni Appeal Entrance Scholarship

Number of awards

8

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Eligibility Criteria

Application for all Entrance Scholarships are normally open to students who meet the requirements:

Are New Zealand citizens, New Zealand permanent residents, Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents with domestic fee status;

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).

And

Are intending to enrol or have enrolled for the first time for full-time degree-level, undergraduate study at the University of Otago.

But

Applications are not normally open to those who have studied more than 0.4 EFTs at any University or tertiary institution at degree-level or higher.

Exceptions to 0.4 EFTS or less are considered when all previous University or tertiary level study has been undertaken whilst concurrently enrolled at secondary school.

In addition to the above eligibility criteria, applicants must have:

  • Significant financial need or life circumstances which present barriers to studying at university.
  • Achieved NCEA Level 2 endorsed with merit, or equivalent.

Note: You will not eligible to apply for this scholarship if you have already been offered and accepted an Entrance Scholarship for 2022.

Number offered: Usually 6–8 scholarships

How to apply?

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.

Closing date: On-going

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