University of Auckland International Student Excellence Scholarships

Awarded By: University of Auckland in New Zealand
Updated on Mar 13, 2024
Rekha Madi
Rekha Madi
University Research Analyst
Course: Bachelors +1 more
Deadline: Mar 13, 2024
Amount: NZD 10,000

Scholarship Overview

The University of Auckland International Student Scholarships were established in 2016. The main purpose of the Scholarship is to attract new international students of high caliber to enroll in an undergraduate or postgraduate taught study of one year or more at the University of Auckland.

Applicable course, university, and country

This scholarship is applicable for the following courses in University of Auckland in New Zealand

  • Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB)
  • Bachelor of Advanced Science (Honours)
  • BSc in Chemistry
  • BSc in Earth Sciences
  • BSc in Ecology
  • BSc in Environmental Physics
  • BSc in Environmental Science

Scholarship amount details

Max scholarship per student: NZD 10,000 => Rs 5,12,600
Conversion rate used: 1 NZD = Rs. 51.84 (last updated 9th January 2024)

Scholarship amount will be given: Every Semester

Scholarship amount can be used for:

Type of Expense Indicates if the scholarship can be used for this type of expense
Tuition & Fees ✔ Scholarship amount can be used for this
Living Expense × Not covered in scholarship
Accommodation × Not covered in scholarship
Air Fare/Travel Expenses × Not covered in scholarship
Spouse/Child Care × Not covered in scholarship
Health Cover × Not covered in scholarship
Application × Not covered in scholarship
Others × Not covered in scholarship

Number of students to be awarded:

Eligible student nationality

India, United States of America, United Kingdom, Singapore, Canada, Germany, Malaysia, Sweden, France, Switzerland, Netherlands, Denmark, Spain, Russia, United Arab Emirates, Ireland, Italy, Poland, Portugal, Norway, Japan, Thailand, Belgium, Armenia, Fiji, China, South Korea, Greece, Mauritius, Estonia, Luxembourg, Ukraine, South Africa, Hungary, Austria, Slovenia, Philippines, Cyprus, Bangladesh, Lithuania, Monaco, Nepal, Georgia, Hong Kong, Turkey, Malta, Bahrain, Barbados, Guyana, Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, American Samoa, Andorra, Angola, Anguilla, Antarctica, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Aruba, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, British Indian Ocean Territory, British Virgin Islands, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Cayman Islands, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, Christmas Island, Cocos Islands, Colombia, Comoros, Cook Islands, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Curacao, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Falkland Islands, Faroe Islands, Finland, French Polynesia, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Greenland, Grenada, Guam, Guatemala, Guernsey, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Honduras, Iceland, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Isle of Man, Israel, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jersey, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Macao, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Maldives, Mali, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mayotte, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Mongolia, Montenegro, Montserrat, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Netherlands Antilles, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Northern Mariana Islands, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Pitcairn, Puerto Rico, Qatar, Republic of the Congo, Reunion, Romania, Rwanda, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Helena, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Martin, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Sao Tome and Principe, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Sudan, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Swaziland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Togo, Tokelau, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkmenistan, Turks and Caicos Islands, Tuvalu, U.S. Virgin Islands, Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Vatican, Venezuela, Vietnam, Wallis and Futuna, Western Sahara, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Appication Process for this scholarship

  • Letter of application
  • LOR

Scholarship Application:
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

Application Documents:

Type of documents Indicates if this type of document is required to be submitted
LOR Required

Important Dates & FAQ info:

Date Additional Details
Application start date March 07, 2024(Semester Two intake),  10 October 2024 (Semester One intake)
Application final end date April 18, 2024(Semester Two intake), 21 November 2024 (Semester One intake)
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Contact email
Phone number +64 9 373 7999


Additional Information:

  • The Scholarship may be held with any other scholarship, grant or award as long as the regulations for that scholarship, award or grant permit and the University of Auckland Council is informed and approves. It is the responsibility of the recipient to declare to the Scholarships Office all other scholarships, awards or grant funding received and for which the awardee receives payment while also in payment for this Scholarship
  • The basis of selection will be academic merit, the quality of the letter of application and endorsement by the applicant’s referee. The Selection Committee may also consider the applicant’s country of origin, and how the intended programme of study aligns with the University’s strategic aims

Scholarship Eligibility

To be eligible for Scholarship consideration, an applicant must

  • be an international student
  • be either a new student who has received a conditional or unconditional offer of admission, or an English Language Academy (ELA) student who has received a conditional or unconditional offer of admission, or a student enrolled, or enrolling, in the Summer Start International programme who has received a conditional or unconditional offer of admission and
  • be enrolled, or enrolling, full-time in either a Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) or masters degree, or an undergraduate degree (applying with overseas secondary or post-secondary qualifications) at Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland
  • Students who have already commenced study at Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland, excluding study in the Summer Start International programme, students who have undertaken any tertiary level study in New Zealand, or students enrolling in a Business master programme in the Graduate School of Management (GSM), excluding the Master of Applied Finance, the Master of Business Analytics and the Master of Supply Chain Management, are not eligible to apply for this Scholarship
  • A grade point equivalent (GPE) of at least 6.00 is required for Scholarship consideration

Special Restrictions:
No Special Restriction applicable

Exams Details:

Exam name Indicates if exam is required and cutoff (if any)
12th Required
UG Required

iSchoolConnect Rating

The rating is done considering various factors

Frequently Asked Questions

The frequently asked questions about the scholarship are:

Who can apply for the Scholarship?
The scholarship is applicable to students from various countries.

What is the minimum Qualification Required?
12th degree is required for applicants to be eligible for this scholarship.
What is the procedure for applying?
This scholarship needs a separate external application.

What are the documents required for filling the forms?
LOR What is the duration of the Scholarship?
Every Semester