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University of Otago

University of Otago Donna-Rose McKay Entrance Scholarship

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Any
Disciplines
6000 NZD
Grant
New Zealand
Location
05 Dec 2023
Application deadline

About

University of Otago can support you financially if you are admitted to one of its study programmes as an international student.

University of Otago awards scholarships, bursaries, tuition fee reductions and discounts that help you cover existing tuition and living costs. 

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

NZ$6,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

Originally established in 2012 to celebrate the 20 years of formalised support at the University of Otago for students with impairments, the University of Otago Donna-Rose McKay Entrance Scholarships were renamed in 2014 to honour the memory of Donna-Rose McKay, the former Head of Disability Information and Support and a leader in disability advocacy at the University from 1992 to 2013. 

Applicable programmes

Benefits

 Standard value of NZ$6,000 for one year

Eligibility

  • 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.
  • Are intending to enroll or have enrolled for the first time for first-year (100-level papers), full-time degree-level, undergraduate study at the University of Otago.
  • Those who have studied more than 0.4 EFTs at any University or tertiary institution at degree-level or higher are not normally* eligible.
  • Be studying with a significant disability of at least six months previous duration, which will have substantial financial implications for their studies.
  • Have achieved NCEA Level 2 endorsed with merit, or equivalent.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

New Zealand

Nationality

Any

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

05 Dec 2023

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.

Closing date: 15 August and 5 December

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