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Undergraduate Continuing Scholarships

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Kirsty Watterson Memorial Scholarship

Funds to support students undertaking the LLB degree at 200-level or higher, who are in financial need.

Jolene Patuawa-Tuilave Māori Leadership in Law Scholarship

Funds to support a Māori student stuying full-time towards the final year of a double degree, which includes a Bachelor of Laws.

Dr E C Grant and Mrs H M Grant Memorial Medical Scholarship

On-going funding towards tuition fees and an annual stipend for students admitted to the medical programme and who have affiliations to the East Coast of the North Island (defined geographically to include the Whakatane area to Wairoa).

Bee Nilson Award

Funds to support final year honours or paper year masters students studying human nutrition and food science.

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.

University of Otago Study Grants for Māori and Pacific Island Students

$3,000 for Māori and indigenous Pacific Island students progressing to their fourth year of study.

Alexander Leith Bagpipe and Drum Scholarship

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

Chris Burks Memorial Bursary

$3,000 for a second year resident of Carrington College, who has contributed towards the welfare of others.

David A Grant Memorial Scholarships in Scottish Piping and Scottish Drumming

To assist astudents who have demonstrated outstanding ability in either Scottish piping or Scottish drumming

Dr Emily Hancock Siedeberg Scholarship

$1,250 for a female student in the fourth year of an MB ChB.

E Rewa Begg Scholarship

$2,000 towards the second year of study in the field of  commerce.

EY Prestige Prize in Accounting

Awarded to an accounting major student who has completed ACCT 211, ACCT 222 and ACCT 233 and demonstrates the best all round academic performance.  

New Zealand Medical Women's Association Elective Scholarship

Up to the value of $500 for female medical students in the final year of their MB ChB.

New Zealand Scholarships at the University of Otago

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

Philip Ashton Smithells Memorial Scholarship

$3,000 for a student progressing to their third or fourth year in Physical Education.

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.

Philippa Sweetman Scholarship

$850  for a student going into or in their third or final year of a University of Otago Bachelors degree majoring in one of the principal disciplines of the former Home Science/Consumer and Applied Science Programme i.e: Clothing and Textile Sciences, Social Work, Food Science, or Human Nutrition.

The Buddha’s Light International Association South Island New Zealand Scholarship

$3,000 scholarship for students 25 years or younger who are of good character, show acts of compassion and service to others, and have undertaken volunteer work in New Zealand in the year of applying.

The Class of 1979 Undergraduate Medical Scholarship

$3,000 for a student in the second or third year of their MB ChB.

The Elizabeth Jean Trotter Undergraduate (300-level) Scholarship in Biomedical Sciences

Funding to support students who are undertaking a Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Otago.

UO 300-level and Prestige Scholarships

Scholarships are awarded by the University Council on the basis of high academic achievement.

University of Otago Foundation for Malaysia Prize

RM3,000 for a Malaysian student who has contributed to the welfare of Malaysian students at Otago.

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.

Freemasons Scholarships

Scholarship funding to support students who contribute to their community.

N G Stewart Scholarship

$1,500 for students with a disability.

Zonta Club of Dunedin Scholarship

$1,000 for a female student in thier third or later year of tertiary study.

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.

The Eamon Cleary Trust Honours Study Scholarship

$3,000 scholarship for students enrolled at the University of Otago in a 400 level paper with an Irish Studies focus

The Eamon Cleary Trust Undergraduate Study Scholarship

Undergraduate Scholarship to support University of Otago Students undertaking courses in Irish Studies at 200 level or above.