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Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship

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Eligibility Criteria

The purpose of the Vice Chancellor’s International Excellence Scholarship is to support high achieving new undergraduate international students to study at Victoria University of Wellington in 2023. Scholarships will be awarded competitively on the basis of academic excellence.

Applicants must be new international students who are paying full international fees and are entering their first year of an undergraduate degree.
Applicants are expected to have the equivalent to USA GPA of an A range (A-, A, A+). Students who have studied at a New Zealand high school, will be assessed based on NCEA Level 2 or 3 Certificate endorsed with Excellence.
Applicants must be commencing their studies in Trimester 1, Trimester 2 or Trimester 3, 2023.
Applicants must be studying onshore in New Zealand.

You are not eligible for this scholarship if you:

Completed the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme at Victoria University of Wellington or the Victoria University of Wellington Foundation Studies Programme
Are a Study Abroad or pathway student from one of our overseas partner universities
Are studying a Graduate Certificate/Diploma, Postgraduate programmes or a PHD
Are in your second or subsequent year of study in the same degree programme at Victoria University of Wellington.
Are transferring with credit from another tertiary institution
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The award will only apply to new students who have not previously been enrolled at Victoria University of Wellington

How to apply?

There is no application procedure for the scholarship, eligible students will automatically receive the scholarship. Applicants will be assessed based on academic excellence and will be assessed when an application to study is submitted. Successful applicants will receive notification of the scholarship.

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