Scholarship for International Students at University of Otago, New Zealand 2020

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Scholarship Description:

The first University of New Zealand, founded in 1869. The University of Otago provides a research-led learning environment that is second to none with a well-deserved reputation for excellence.

It is offering the Vice-Chancellor’s funding for students who demonstrate academic achievements and want to gain a higher education in New Zealand.

Host College/University:

The University of Otago, Newzealand.

Degree level:

The University of Otago offers Graduate, postgraduate, and PhD level programs.

Field of Study:

Business, Law, Science, health sciences, humanities, and commerce.

Scholarship Award: 

The award of NZ$5,000 will be provided. This award will help students to pay the scholarship fee for an approved course.


International candidates.

Eligibility Criteria:

In order to be qualified, applicants must meet all of the following criteria:
  1. Applicant must be an international student who is not New Zealand citizens or permanent residents; and
  2. Their final year of secondary school abroad or in New Zealand with university entrance qualification equivalent to NZQA level 3, or
  3. A recognized overseas pre-matriculation course equivalent to NZQA Level 4; or
  4. The University of Otago’s Foundation Year; and
  5. Must have been admitted to the University of Otago and wanted to enroll in full-time program of graduate studies.

Applying procedure Instructions:

No formal application is required for this application. All the candidates will automatically be eligible for this application after taking admission in an applicable course.

  • Supporting Documents: Candidates asked to provide the following documents:
  • Pre-qualification degree, copies of academic transcripts, certificates of English language proficiency, a statement, and a copy of passport.
  • Admission Requirements: Applicants should have a high school diploma to take admission in a bachelor degree program at the university.
  • Language Requirement: The university considers the following tests for bachelor degree program:
  • Duolingo English Test (DET) with the following scores
  • IELTS Indicator test
  • TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
  • CIE
  • GCE A or AS English Language, Literature in English, Language and Literature in English
  • GCE AS level General Paper
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic

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