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University of Otago

University of Otago Dux Scholarship

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Any
Disciplines
3600 EUR
Grant
New Zealand
Location
Not specified
Application deadline

About

There are in excess of NZ$18 million worth of scholarships available for students wanting to study at the University of Otago – and for Otago students wishing to study at other institutions around the world.

Overview

Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award

Multiple

Grant

Up to EUR 3600

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction

Description

The University of Otago is providing the opportunity for at least one student from every secondary school in New Zealand to study at the University of Otago. Dux Scholarships will be awarded to any student who is named Dux (the top scholar) of their school.

Applicable programmes

Benefits

  • Awarded at Full Value ($6,000) when a Dux has secured no other University of Otago Entrance Scholarships.
  • Awarded at Two-Thirds Value ($4,000) when a Dux has secured another University of Otago Entrance Scholarship with a total value of $3,000 or less.
  • Awarded at Half-Value ($3,000) when a Dux has secured another University of Otago Entrance Scholarship with a total value greater than $3,000 and less than $10,000.
  • Awarded at One-Third Value ($2,000) when a Dux has secured another University of Otago Entrance Scholarship with a total value of $10,000 to less than $20,000.
  • Awarded Without Payment when a Dux has secured another University of Otago Entrance Scholarship with a total value of $20,000 or more.

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.
  • Have been named as Dux of a New Zealand secondary school in the year immediately preceding enrolment at the University of Otago.

Scholarship requirements

Disciplines

Any

Locations

New Zealand

Nationality

226 nationalities

Study experience required

High school

Age

Unknown

Application

Application deadline

Not specified

As soon as possible after your school's prize giving.

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