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S & G Higgs Scholarship

Value

NZ$6,000/total value

Number of awards

Various

Closing date

5th December

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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 first-year (100-level papers), full-time degree-level, undergraduate study at the University of Otago.

But

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 studying with a significant disability which will have substantial financial implications for their studies.
  • Have achieved NCEA Level 2 endorsed with merit, or equivalent.

Standard tenure is one year for those in a University of Otago or University-affiliated residential college.

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.

In the Entrance Scholarship application, it is recommended that to be considered for this scholarship, you should have completed the Disability section of the application.

Closing date: 15 August and 5 December

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