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Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships

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Elman Poole Southland Boys' High School & Southland Girls' High School Science and Music Scholarships

$5,000 annually for three years for students graduating from Southland Boys High School and Southland Girls High School who intend to pursue a degree and career in science or applied science and have a talent for musical performance.

R & E Seelye Trust Academic Excellence Scholarship

Entrance scholarship to support students who have financial need and have demonstrated outstanding academic potential and leadership capabilities.

University of Otago Academic Excellence Entrance Scholarship

Funds to assist new undergraduate students who have demonstrated outstanding academic potential and leadership capabilities.

University of Otago Alumni Appeal Scholarship

These scholarships are for academically strong students who face significant financial and life challenges in attending university.

University of Otago Alumni Entrance Scholarships (including R & E Seelye Trust Academic Excellence)

Scholarship for students who have demonstrated academic ability and who can show financial need.

University of Otago Alumni in America Inc. Entrance Scholarship

These scholarships are for academically strong students who face significant financial and life challenges in attending university.

University of Otago Callis Trust Performance Scholarship

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.

University of Otago Donna-Rose McKay Entrance Scholarship

Funds to support entrance students with a significant disability.

University of Otago Law Alumni Scholarship

Scholarship for students who have demonstrated academic ability, who can show financial need and are intending to study first year law.

University of Otago Leaders of Tomorrow Entrance Scholarship

Funds to assist students who have demonstrated academic ability and who exhibit leadership potential to attend the University of Otago.

University of Otago Māori and Pacific Peoples' Entrance Scholarships

Established to celebrate academic excellence and cultural diversity, these scholarships are intended to encourage the progression of Māori and indigenous Pacific Peoples’ students into tertiary study.

University of Otago New Frontiers Entrance Scholarship

Established by the University of Otago in 2015 to recognise academic excellence in secondary school study.

University of Otago Performance Entrance Scholarship

For academically-able students with high-level ability in performance (sport, music, theatre, etc).

Dunedin Symphony Scholarship for Orchestral Performance

$5,000 to foster the performance careers of exceptionally talented musicians who have demonstrated a strong and clear commitment to an orchestral career.

Science Horizons Scholarship

$3,000 per year for students graduating from secondary school who intend to pursue a degree and career in science.

University of Otago Dux Scholarship

Up to $6,000 for the Dux of every New Zealand secondary school.

Alexander Leith Bagpipe and Drum Scholarship

Scholarship funding to support first year of a Bachelor of Music degree.

Elman & Alfred Poole Southland Boys’ High School & Southland Girls’ High School Health Sciences Scholarship

$5,000 annually for three years for students graduating from Southland Boys High School and Southland Girls High School who intend to enrol in Health Sciences First Year with the aim of gaining admission into one of the competitive-entry Health Sciences Professional Programmes.

Elman and Alfred Poole Southland Boys' High School and Southland Girls' High School Science Scholarships

$5,000 annually for three years for students graduating from Southland Boys High School and Southland Girls High School who intend to pursue a degree and career in science.

New Zealand Scholarships at the University of Otago

Scholarships to support students from developing countries study at New Zealand universities.

Philip Neill Memorial Prize in Music

Awarded annually for excellence in original composition to a past or present student of a university of New Zealand.

University of Otago General Staff Association Award

$500 for the son or daughter of a University of Otago general staff member.

University of Otago Graduates' Association Travel Scholarship

Travel scholarship for students living outside of Dunedin to attend the University of Otago.

Westpac Southland Scholarships

$600 for students who attended secondary school in the Southland District.

The Salvation Army Marie Fitness Endowment Scholarship

Funds to support young people with demonstrated financial hardship and who are from an under-privileged background to study Dentistry, Medicine or Pharmacy.

Energy Education Trust NZ Undergraduate Scholarship

$5,000 for students with a specific interest in energy issues.

James Henry Scholarship

$600 per year for students enrolling in Arts, Science, Medicine, or Law, whose homes are in the Southland District.

N G Stewart Scholarship

$1,500 for students with a disability.

Campbell-White Scholarship

 $3,000 for a student studying full-time towards a degree of Bachelor of Surveying, Bachelor of Applied Science, or Bachelor of Science majoring in Geology, Surveying, or Applied Geology.