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Scholarships at University of Auckland

There are 20 scholarships available at University of Auckland.

Asian Development Bank - Japan Scholarship Programme

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Eligible applicants must be / have:

  • A national of an ADB borrowing member
  • Gained admission to an approved masters at an approved academic institution
  • A bachelors degree or its equivalent with superior academic record
  • At least two years of full-time professional work experience (acquired after a university degree) at the time of application
  • Proficiency in oral and written English communication skills to be able to pursue studies
  • Under 35 years old at the time of application. In exceptional cases, for programmes which are appropriate for senior officials and managers, the age limit is 45 years
  • In good health
  • Agree to return to your home country after completing the programme.

Ineligible: Executive Directors, Alternate Directors, management and staff of ADB, consultants, and relatives of the aforementioned; staff of JSP-designated institutions are not eligible to apply to their own institution; applicants living or working in a country other than his/her home country; applicants who are already enrolled in graduate degree programmes or who have already completed graduate degree programmes; undergraduate studies, distance learning programmes, short-term training, conferences, seminars, thesis writing, and research projects.

Application details

To be considered for the scholarship, you must submit the following documentation prior to the closing date:

  • Completed ADB-JSP Information Sheet 
  • Academic documentation – both academic transcripts and degree certificates
  • Certificate of Employment for the duration of employment issued by the company
  • Certificate of Income issued by the company 
  • Certificate of Family Income issued by the company. Must be either your parents or spouses annual/monthly income.
  • Copy of your Passport
  • Valid IELTS test

Value details

Covers: tuition fees; airfare from the scholar's home country to Auckland, New Zealand; basic cost of living in Auckland; health and medical insurance in New Zealand; airfare from Auckland, New Zealand, to the scholar's home country at the conclusion of his or her course of study. For scholars engaged in research, a special grant may be available for thesis preparation

Application deadline

19 July 2019

Commonwealth Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

This scholarship provide opportunities for individuals from selected developing Commonwealth countries to undertake masters or PhD studies in New Zealand. As with other New Zealand Aid Programme funded scholarships, Commonwealth Scholarships play an important role in addressing human resource development needs of developing countries.

The scholarships are awarded to candidates of strong academic merit who are expected to make a significant contribution to the development of their home country following completion of their studies.

Application details

Each Commonwealth government has designated a national agency for the operation of Commonwealth Scholarships. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Please contact the provider

Beatrice Ratcliffe Entry-Level Scholarship in Music

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support students commencing undergraduate study in the School of Music. 

Applicable study: Year 13 at a New Zealand Secondary School and intending to enrol full-time in a Bachelor of Music or conjoint degree in the School of Music at the University of Auckland in the following year.

Tenure: 1 Year

Application details

Applicants can apply online. 

Value details

Up to NZ $5,000

Application deadline

Expected November 2019

Dean's Asia Scholarships in the Faculty of Business and Economics

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to support Asian international undergraduate students to complete a Bachelor of Commerce or Bachelor of Property degree at the University of Auckland Business School. Selection will be based on academic merit, financial need and demonstrated potential to succeed in business studies at university. 

Tenure: Up to 3 years

Application details

Applicants can apply online. 

Value details

International student tuition fees

Application deadline

Expected November 2019

University of Auckland International Student Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to attract new international students of high calibre to enrol in undergraduate and postgraduate taught study of one year or more at the University of Auckland. 

Applicable study: New full-fee paying international students undertaking a PGDip or Masters (taught) of 120 points or more or an undergraduate degree (with overseas secondary or post-secondary qualifications)

Tenure: 1 year

Application details

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Up to NZ $10,000 for both postgraduate study and undergraduate study

Application deadline

4 May 2019

Faculty of Arts International Masters Degree Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to support international students enrolled in a masters degree in the Faculty of Arts at the University of Auckland. 

Tenure: Up to 1 year

Application details

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Up to NZ $10,000

Application deadline

11 May 2019

University of Auckland International Business Masters Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to attract international students to the Master of Management, Master of International Business, Master of Marketing or Master of Professional Accounting degree at the University of Auckland Business School, enabling them to gain the skills and knowledge required to launch a business career. A key objective is to enhance the diversity of the class profile. 

Tenure: Duration of programme

Application details

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Up to NZ $30,000

Application deadline

15 January 2019, 1 June 2019

University of Auckland International Scholarships – New Zealand School Leavers

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to attract high calibre international school-leavers in New Zealand to enrol in undergraduate study at the University of Auckland. 

Tenure: 1 year

Application details

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Up to NZ $5,000 per annum

Application deadline

16 January 2019

Postgraduate Awards

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The Awards were established by the Faculty of Law to encourage and support academically outstanding students to undertake a Master of Laws, Master of Legal Studies and Master of Taxation Studies at the Auckland Law School. 

The awards are intended to cover a substantial amount of the recipients’ costs. The awards will be made by the Dean of Law (or their nominee), upon the recommendation of a selection committee. The awards will be made on the basis of academic merit.

Tenure: One year

Application details

Application for the award shall be made in writing to: Faculty of Law , University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland 1142.

Value of scholarship

4,91,514 total value

Application deadline

30 January 2019, 30 June 2019

Beatrice Ratcliffe Postgraduate Scholarship in Music

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage and support students undertaking postgraduate study in the School of Music. 

To take up and be paid the Scholarship the candidate must be enrolled and have paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for enrolment in a Bachelor of Music (Honours), Postgraduate Diploma in Music, Master of Music, Doctor of Music, Doctor of Musical Arts or Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), in the School of Music at the University of Auckland.

Tenure: 1 Year

Application details

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value details

Up to NZ $10,000

Application deadline

15 February 2019

Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries International Masters Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to attract new international students of high calibre to enrol in 120 point or 180 point masters level study of one year or more in the Faculty of Creative Arts and Industries at the University of Auckland, and thereby to support the faculty’s strategic objectives of teaching, research and collaborative partnerships with other universities. 

Tenure: Duration of programme

Application details

Applicants can apply online.

Value details

International student tuition fees

Application deadline

1 June 2019

Colombo Plan Scholarship in Engineering

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist international students who are citizens of Colombo Plan member countries, to study undergraduate or postgraduate engineering programmes at the University of Auckland.

Tenure: 1 year

Application details

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. For further information, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

1,47,454 total value

Application deadline

1 July 2019

University of Auckland Health Research Doctoral Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to encourage and support academically excellent students to study for a PhD in a health-related area in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. 

Tenure: Up to 36 months (pro-rated for part-time students)

Application details

You do not need to apply for this Scholarship or complete an online application form, it is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant Faculty or University of Auckland Committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $27,300 per annum plus compulsory fees

University of Auckland Senior Health Research Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to provide financial support so that health professionals can return to the University to study for a doctorate in health related areas. 

Scholarships shall be awarded annually to new students enrolling full-time in the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy or Doctor of Medicine in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences or the Liggins Institute.

The Scholarships are tenable by international students who are paying domestic fees.

Tenure: Up to 36 months (pro-rated for part-time students) 

Application details

You do not need to apply for this Scholarship or complete an online application form, it is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant Faculty or University of Auckland Committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $40,000 per annum plus compulsory fees

University of Auckland Law School’s Dean’s Doctoral Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The intention of the scholarships is to encourage and support academically excellent students to undertake full-time doctoral study on an agreed topic in the Faculty of Law. The Scholarships will be awarded to new applicants applying for admission to a PhD at the University of Auckland Faculty of Law. 

Tenure: Up to 3 years

Application details

You do not need to apply for this Scholarship or complete an online application form, it is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant Faculty or University of Auckland Committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $27,000 pa, domestic PhD fees and Health Insurance (if applicable)

University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The University will be awarding University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarships to high-achieving doctoral candidates applying for admission to an approved doctoral programme at the University of Auckland. Scholarships are guaranteed for all ‘straight-A’ students, provided their most recent qualifying programme was completed at a New Zealand university.

New doctoral applicants with a grade point average (GPA) of 8.00 or above, from their most recent qualifying programme, will be guaranteed a scholarship provided the qualifying programme was completed at a New Zealand university.

Tenure: Up to 36 months

Application details

When you apply for a place at the University, you will have the opportunity to confirm whether or not you also wish to be considered for a University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship — you don’t need to apply separately.

There are no scholarship "rounds" or application forms. This means you can apply for a place on a doctoral programme when you are ready, safe in the knowledge that you will also be assessed  for the scholarship when your grades are confirmed.

Scholarship offers will be made alongside offers of places in doctoral programmes.

Value details

NZ $27,600 p.a. (plus domestic fees), with the possibility of a six-month extension. There will be an annual cost-of-living adjustment to the doctoral stipend

Faculty of Education and Social Work Postgraduate International Student Scholarship

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to support international students to enrol into a specified postgraduate programme at the Faculty of Education and Social Work, and successfully establish themselves in Auckland. 

Specified programmes are: Bachelor of Education (Teaching) (Honours), Bachelor of Social Work (Honours), Master of Counselling, Master of Education, Master of Educational Leadership, Master of Education Practice, Master of Social and Community Leadership, Master of Social Work, Master of Social Work (Professional), Master of Teaching (Primary), Master of Teaching (Secondary), Master of Professional Studies in Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling Theory, Postgraduate Diploma in Education, Postgraduate Certificate in Education, Postgraduate Diploma in Educational Leadership, Postgraduate Diploma in Professional Supervision and Postgraduate Diploma in Social Work.

Tenure: Up to 240 points of study
 

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship, award or prize or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $7,000

Dean's International Doctoral Scholarships (FMHS)

Study level

Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Scholarships is to attract international students of high calibre to pursue a research doctoral degree in the Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences. 

Tenure: Up to 36 months

Application details

You do not need to apply for this scholarship, award or prize or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

Value details

Up to NZ $27,600 stipend per annum plus compulsory tuition fees, relocation grant, and health insurance

Foundation Pathway High Achiever Awards

Study level

Undergraduate

Eligibility requirements

The main purpose of the Award is to recognise the high achievers from our Foundation Pathway partners (ACG and Taylors College) who wish to enrol in undergraduate study at the University of Auckland. 

Tenure: 1 year.

Application details

No application required.

Value details

Up to NZ $5,000

Summer Research Scholarships

Study level

Undergraduate,Postgraduate

Eligibility requirements

Open to high-achieving international students who are enrolled in a New Zealand or international university and have the potential to succeed in postgraduate study. Conduct a research project under supervision for 10 weeks over the summer months.

Application details

For further information, please contact the university website.

Value of scholarship

2,94,908 total value

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