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Entrance scholarships

About to study at Otago for the first time?

University of Otago Entrance Scholarships are for students who have not previously been admitted to the University of Otago and who are planning to undertake full-time, full year undergraduate study in 2018.

Applications will OPEN on 1 July 2017 for the following Entrance Scholarships:

  • Academic Excellence
  • Performance
  • Māori and Pacific Peoples'
  • Leaders of Tomorrow
  • Alumni
  • Donna-Rose McKay
  • New Frontiers 

The CLOSING date for Entrance Scholarship Applications is on 15 August 2017.

The only exceptions to this are:

  • The New Frontiers Entrance Scholarship which closes on 4 March 2018
  • The Dux Scholarship which has no closing date

Look here for more information about each scholarship

Scholarship Terms and Conditions are available here

Frequently Asked Questions

Answers to some of the more frequently asked questions about Entrance Scholarships are available here.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Other scholarships for undergraduate students can be viewed elsewhere on this website.

Further information

To find out more about Entrance Scholarships, please contact us:
Email entrance.scholarships@otago.ac.nz
Telephone: 0800 80 80 98 (callers within New Zealand only) or +64 3 479 7000 (callers outside New Zealand)

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