Monday, November 14, 2022

The University of Waikato Announces Scholarships Worth NZ$ 500K Exclusively For Indian Students

*Education New Zealand – media release

The University of Waikato has announced an extensive range of scholarship packages worth NZ$ 500,000 exclusively for Indian students. The exclusive scholarship package also includes the prestigious Vice Chancellor’s International Excellence Scholarship, valued at up to NZ$15,000 per awardee.

Intended to support talent from India, these scholarships will be awarded to high-achieving Indian students for 2023 intakes based on academic performance and other holistic achievements.

Commenting on the scholarships package and an upcoming visit to India by a University delegation, Vice-Chancellor, Professor Neil Quigley stated:

“The University of Waikato is proud of the outstanding academic contribution, diversity of perspective and entrepreneurial spirit that students from India bring to our University. In turn we offer an outstanding student experience and high-quality study options. Being able to once again visit India in support of this special relationship is a demonstration of our commitment to growing our Indian Waikato alumni, with talented and sought-after graduates. We're investing heavily in our Vice-Chancellor's Excellence Scholarships specifically for students from India as we look forward to welcoming them on to our campuses in 2023.”

The scholarship application period is now open. Scholarships are available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

About the University

The University of Waikato is committed to delivering a world-class education and research portfolio. With around 13,000 students and 1,500 staff, the University offers a distinctive and rewarding university experience, while pursuing strong international links to advance knowledge.

The University’s 11 faculties and schools cover a wide range of subjects including arts and humanities, sciences, engineering, management, health and sport, education, Indigenous studies and law. Waikato Management School holds Triple Crown Status and is ranked #1 in New Zealand for Business and Economics in the 2022 Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings by subject. Waikato is the top New Zealand university for research, measured by citations per faculty member.

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About Education New Zealand (ENZ)

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