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University of Otago Scholarships, Prestige and Named Prestige Scholarships (awarded for 300-Level academic achievement)

ValueUniversity of Otago Prestige Scholarship and Named Scholarships $1,500
University of Otago Scholarship $750
Number offeredVaries
Closing dateBy nomination only


The University of Otago Prestige Scholarships and University of Otago Scholarships are awarded by the University Council on the basis of high academic achievement, to students who are completing either the third year of a specific degree programme (Bachelors degrees in Applied Science, Dentistry Medicine, Pharmacy, Law, Surveying, Physical Education or Physiotherapy) or completing the 300-level Major subject requirement of other degree or Diploma programmes.

The University of Otago Prestige Scholarships are awarded to outstanding students and the University of Otago Scholarships are awarded to excellent students.

To be eligible to receive the remuneration of the Scholarship, a student to who an award has been made must be enrolled at the University of Otago in the following year in a full-time course at 400-level or 500-level towards a degree or postgraduate diploma in the same discipline for which the award was made.