71-73 Alumni Entrance Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

$6,000 Usually paid as an accommodation fee waiver directly to your Residential College

Closing dates for applications

Next: 5 December 2019

Length of award

One year

Number of awards offered

2

Purpose of award

The scholarship rewards students who have shown tenacity in their learning.

Selection criteria

Application for all Entrance Scholarships are normally open to students who meet the requirements of 1.1 OR 1.2, AND 2. Those who fit within 3 are ineligible.
1.1 Are New Zealand citizens, New Zealand permanent residents, Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents with domestic fee status;
Or
1.2 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
2 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
3 Applications are not normally open to those who have studied more than 0.4 EFTs at any University or tertiary institution at degree-level or higher.

Specific eligibility criteria for this Scholarship
In addition to the above eligibility criteria, applicants must have:
Significant financial need or life circumstances which present barriers to studying at university.
Achieved NCEA Level 2 endorsed with merit, or equivalent.
Note: You will not be eligible to apply for this scholarship if you have already been offered and accepted an Entrance Scholarship for 2019.
 

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Please note that, unless an exception is specified, other University of Otago Entrance Scholarships cannot normally be held concurrently with other Entrance Scholarships. The exception to this is the Dux Entrance Scholarship, which may be held concurrently at the value specified in its regulations.

How do students apply?

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. 
For more information on the application process, as well as step-by-step instructions, please visit the apply for an entrance scholarship webpage.
 
Regulations

History or background of award

Established by the University Council in 2017 with support from Frank Leong.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

Melanie Adams
Scholarships Administrator
University of Otago
PO Box 56, Dunedin 9054
(03) 479 5291
http://www.otago.ac.nz/graduate-research/scholarships/
mel.adams@otago.ac.nz

Disclaimer

Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in September 2019.