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Undergraduate Entrance Scholarships

Elman and Alfred Poole Southland Boys' High School and 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.

John F Ward Southland Entrance Scholarship

Scholarship offered to a student from Southland who has demonstrated academic ability and who have a disability that makes attending University a challenge.

University of Otago 150th Entrance Scholarships

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

University of Otago 71-73 Alumni Entrance Scholarship

Established by the University Council in 2017 with support from Frank Leong. The scholarship rewards students who have shown tenacity in their learning.

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 Entrance Scholarship

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

University of Otago Alumni in America Inc. Rugby Performance Entrance Scholarship

For academically strong students with demonstrated high-level ability in rugby.

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 Entrance Scholarship

Established to celebrate academic excellence and cultural diversity, this scholarship is intended to encourage the progression of Māori 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 Pacific Peoples' Entrance Scholarship

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

University of Otago Performance Entrance Scholarship

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

University of Otago Ralph & Eve Seelye Academic Excellence Entrance Scholarships

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

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 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 Dux Scholarship

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

University of Otago Yarrow South Entrance Scholarship

Supports students from King's High School in Dunedin to undertake first-year undergraduate studies at the University of Otago.

Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship

Established to celebrate the excellence of students enrolling at the University of Otago.

Alexander Leith Bagpipe and Drum Scholarship

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

Elman and Alfred Poole Southland Boys' High School and 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.

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.