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Science Horizons Scholarship

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ValueUp to NZ$3,000 per year for up to three years
Number offeredVaries
Closing date10 December


The University of Otago Science Horizons Scholarships (originally known as University of Otago Frontiers of Science Scholarships) were established by the Division of Sciences in 2006 to encourage high-achieving students to enrol in undergraduate degree programmes in Sciences at the University of Otago.

Applicants must:

  • have sat exams for NZQA New Zealand Scholarship or an international equivalent
  • have passed one or more NZQA New Zealand scholarship exams in a science related subject
  • not have previously attended a university
  • be intending to enrol in their first year of a programme of study for one of the following degrees at the University of Otago: Science: Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Applied Science, Bachelor of Arts and Science, Bachelor of Surveying or degrees from the School of Physical Education (any students intending to enrol in Health Sciences are not eligible to apply for this scholarship)

Note: Students completing University papers while in their final year of high school are eligible for consideration.