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The University of Waikato Academic Merit School Leaver Scholarship

Provided by: University of Waikato

Provided by: University of Waikato

Value: $3,000

Tenure: One year

The University of Waikato Academic Merit School Leaver Scholarship was established to recognise academic excellence and merit in the National Certificate of Educational Achievement (NCEA), or in the Cambridge International Examinations (CIE), or International Baccalaureate (IB).

It is important to note that there is no formal application needed for this scholarship. Candidates will be considered automatically, provided that they meet the following requirements:

  • Be a citizen or permanent resident of New Zealand.
  • Have achieved University Entrance.
  • Have achieved the NCEA Level 3 Certificate WITH A MERIT ENDORSEMENT, or equivalent, through a New Zealand school.
  • Apply to enrol at the University of Waikato by the application deadline for new students.
  • Apply to study as a full-time student (in a minimum of 120 points, usually eight papers) in an undergraduate degree.
  • Be enrolling at the University for the first time (Candidates who have undertaken STAR papers at the University of Waikato are NOT excluded by this clause) in 2013, and commencing study in the first semester of 2013.