Entrance Scholarships are for students who have not previously been admitted to the University of Otago and who are planning to undertake their first year (100-level papers) of full-time, full year undergraduate study.
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Scholarships at a glance
|Scholarship||NZ dollars||Opening date||Closing date|
|Alumni Appeal||$6,000||1 November||5 December|
|Alumni in America Inc.||$6,000||1 November||5 December|
|Alumni in America Inc. Rugby Performance||$16,000||1 November||5 December|
|Law Alumni||$6,000||1 November||5 December|
|71-73 Alumni||$6,000||1 November||5 December|
|Callis Trust Performance||$6,000||1 November||5 December|
|Donna-Rose McKay||$6,000||1 November||5 December|
|Academic Excellence||around $40,000||1 July||15 August|
|Leaders of Tomorrow||$6,000*||1 July||15 August|
|Māori and Pacific Peoples'||$10,000*||1 July||15 August|
|Alumni||$6,000*||1 July||15 August|
|Donna-Rose McKay||$6,000*||1 July||15 August|
|Performance||$16,000**||1 July||15 August|
|New Frontiers||up to $5,000||1 July||4 March|
|Dux||Varies||No application or closing date|
|Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship||Varies||No application or closing date|
*Exceptional applicants may be offered this scholarship at a higher value and a longer tenure.
** Exceptional applicants may be offered this scholarship at a higher value in year one.
There are more scholarships available for undergraduate study which can be found using the "search for a scholarship" on this page.
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