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International Student Scholarships

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University of Otago Doctoral Scholarship

$25,000 plus tuition fee waiver for thesis doctoral students.

University of Otago Special Health Research Scholarship

$25,000 plus tuition fee waiver for thesis doctoral students.

University of Otago International Research Master's Scholarship

$13,000 plus tuition fee waiver for international thesis Master's students.

University of Otago Pacific Island Doctoral Scholarship

$25,000 plus tuition fee waiver for indigenous Pacific Island thesis doctoral students.

Brooker United Travel Doctoral Travel Scholarships

Travel funding to support PhD students at the University of Otago.

University of Otago Coursework Master's Scholarship

$10,000 towards coursework Master's students tuition fees.

Noni Wright Scholarship

Funds to support postgraduate research in Theatre Studies.

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 City of Literature PhD Scholarship

PhD funding to support doctoral research in the study of literature.

University of Otago China Scholarship Council Tuition Fee Scholarship

For PhD candidates who are supported by the China Scholarship Council.

Otago Council Inc Scholarship in Science

Scholarship funding to support Research Master's students undergoing research and data collection.

Elizabeth Jean Trotter Postgraduate Research Travelling Scholarship in Biomedical Sciences

Funding to support travel to a conference, workshop, or laboratory for postgraduate students undertaking research in Biomedical Sciences.

Angus Ross Travel Scholarship in History

$1,000 to support PhD students who are studying history.

Demand response in the agricultural sector PhD Scholarship

PhD funding for a project on demand response in the agricultural sector – a socio-technical study.

Alan Musgrave Scholarship in Philosophy

Postgraduate scholarship funding to support international students studying towards a Masters in Philosophy.

Otago School of Medical Sciences Pacific Peoples’ Postgraduate Scholarship

Scholarship to support a Pacific Islands student to study full-time for a BSc Hons, BBiomedSc Hons, PGDipSci or 1st year MSc within the OSMS.

Diane Campbell-Hunt Memorial Award

$1,000 towards the best paper that makes a contribution to New Zealand conservation.

New Zealand Aid Programme Scholarships

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

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 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 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