New Zealand University launches $1 million scholarship fund for Asian students
The University of Waikato in Hamilton, New Zealand has launched a NZ$1million international scholarship fund for Asian students.
The University of Waikato Excellence Scholarship on offer for students from 12 Asian students will provide financial aid for pre-degree (foundation), undergraduate and postgraduate students. Scholarships amounting upto NZ$10,000 are on offer for the students.
The 12 countries are India, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Hong Kong, Singapore, Thailand, Taiwan, Japan, South Korea and the Philippines.
The scholarships will be awarded to those students who demonstrate academic excellence and hold an offer from the University in any subject area.
Ziena Jalil, Regional Director for South and South East Asia, Education New Zealand said: “This scholarship will give many Asian students the opportunity to study at a highly regarded New Zealand university.”
The University of Waikato was ranked 44th in the influential Times Higher Education Top 100 ‘Under 50’ list. Top courses include Education, Modern Languages, Economics and Econometrics, Law, and Computer Science and Info Systems.