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Vice Chancellor’s International Excellence Scholarship


The Vice-Chancellor’s International Excellence Scholarship (prior to 2023 named the University of Waikato International Excellence Scholarship) was established in 2015 to promote educational opportunities, foster internationalization, and support talented international applicants who are enrolling as new students into undergraduate or postgraduate programmes1 at the University of Waikato.


  • The Scholarships are tuition fee credits and have a value of up to NZD$15,000 for undergraduate students and up to NZD$15,000 for postgraduate students, and are awarded to applicants who have demonstrated excellent academic achievement.

  • Successful applicants will be called upon to become global ambassadors for the University of Waikato.


The applicants must:

  • be applying to enroll full-time in an undergraduate or postgraduate

  • have received a conditional or unconditional offer of place from the University

  • have a minimum GPA-equivalency of B+ in the qualification used to gain

  • not currently enrolled at the University of Waikato in any

  • not be coming to the University of Waikato via a sponsoring body

  • not be coming to the University of Waikato on a Guaranteed Credit arrangement, or through a study abroad or student exchange agreement.


April 27, 2023

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