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University of Otago Leaders of Tomorrow Entrance Scholarship

North Dunedin, New Zealand
Fees

Award value

NZ$6,000.00 (US$ 3,895)

Fees

Funding type

Fee waiver/discount

Fees

Deadline

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Fees

Study level

Career based/Vocational, Undergraduate

About this scholarship

Awarding Institution

University of Otago

Number of awards

Not specified

What does this scholarship cover?

  • Tuition fees

More details on the scholarship

Standard value of NZ $6,000 for one year (exceptional applicants may be offered this scholarship at a higher value and a longer tenure)

Entry requirements

Nationality

All International

Gender

Applicable to all genders

Delivery mode

All types of delivery mode

Selection approach

All eligible students

Study mode

Full Time

Intake year

All intakes

Other criteria

Academic excellence, Sport

Course subject and study level you are applying for

Subject area(s)*

Not subject specific

Study level

Undergraduate

Subject area(s)*

Not subject specific

Study level

Career based/Vocational

Other eligibility requirements

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 have:

  • Involvement in activities at school, in the community, and/or in sport and cultural pursuits in which leadership has been shown.
  • Achieved NCEA Level 2 endorsed with merit, or equivalent.

Selection basis

Students are shortlisted based on their

  • Sports excellence
  • Academic excellence

Selection criteria

The Selection Panel consisting of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor External Engagement, the Director of Planning and Funding, the Director of Accommodation Services, the Head of Schools Liaison, the Manager, Undergraduate Entrance Scholarship, or their nominees, and up to four further nominees of the Scholarships and Prizes Committee, shall consider the following factors in awarding the scholarships:

  • Academic ability; disciplines or subjects relevant to their proposed programme of study at University may be assessed (a minimum of NCEA Level 2 awarded with merit, or equivalent, is normally required for consideration).
  • Demonstrated leadership potential.
  • Sporting and/or cultural involvement.
  • Contribution to the community.

How to apply

Application process

You need to apply separately for this scholarship

Application details (from the awarding institution)

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 Leadership section of the application, and it is recommended that the Extra-curricular section is also completed. 

Closing date: 15 August

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