Auckland University of Technology (AUT) provides undergraduate scholarships to recognise student academic achievement and contribution to the University. As well as recognising academic achievement these scholarships also recognise potential leadership.
AUT Undergraduate Scholarships are available to high achieving full-time students undertaking undergraduate degree programmes of study at AUT who are entering the second or third year of their undergraduate degree. Students undertaking a four year undergraduate degree programme may apply for support for their fourth year.
These Scholarships are available for Undergraduate Studies.
Value of Award: $7000 contribution to fees
No. of awards: Varies depending on funding
Applicants must be studying at AUT at the time of application. Applicants should normally either: (a) achieve a GPA of 7.0 (A-) across a minimum of 120pts in the year of application; or (b) have either contributed at a high level to the University or community, or have proven financial hardship and achieve a minimum GPA of 6.5 (B+/A-) across a minimum of 120pts in the year of application; or (c) be recorded as having Māori or Pacific first ethnicity in ARION and achieve a minimum GPA of 5.0 (B) across a minimum of 120pts in the last completed year of study. Special consideration will be given to applicants who are making a significant contribution to the University or community.
How do students apply?
Application is through the AUT online scholarship portal from early October or early May each year. All documentation must be received by the closing date. • A one-page personal statement outlining the applicant’s academic goals and career aspirations. Applicants must state why they believe they merit the scholarship. If the applicant is applying under the category Māori and Pacific students must outline their cultural involvement. • The personal statement should also include an outline of recent leadership positions or responsibilities the applicant has held within the University or community. • If an applicant wishes to be considered under the Financial Hardship category they must address this in their personal statement and upload evidence of their financial position i.e. an IRD statement of income and provide the details of a referee, other than a family member or friend, who can support the applicant’s financial need. • A copy of the applicant’s transcript will be added to the application by the Scholarships Office once semester 2 grades have been finalized.
Download the following forms before applying.
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