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University of Otago

University of Otago Callis Trust Performance Scholarship

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3600 EUR
New Zealand
Not specified
Application deadline


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.


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award



EUR 3600

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


To encourage excellence in areas of performance including sport, culture, music and the arts, these scholarships are available to academically-able students with demonstrated high-level ability in their chosen area of performance.

Applicable programmes


  • Standard value of NZ$6,000.
  • Standard tenure is one year.
  • If applicable and called on to do so, recipients of the University of Otago Callis Trust Performance Entrance Scholarships shall engage with the relevant University of Otago sporting club and give due consideration to playing for that club in preference to any other. Recipients will also normally represent Otago or its equivalent, in preference to any other region.


  • 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.
  • Exceptions to 0.4 EFTS or less are considered when all previous University or tertiary level study has been undertaken whilst concurrently enrolled at secondary school.
  • Be performing at an elite level for their chosen sport or cultural discipline.
  • Have achieved NCEA Level 2 endorsed with merit, or equivalent.

Scholarship requirements




New Zealand


226 nationalities

Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

Not specified

Application are open.

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