Faculty of Science - Leading creativity and innovation in the sciences

Scholarships, prizes and awards

You can apply for a range of scholarships, awards and prizes when you enrol in the Faculty of Science.

Undergraduate scholarships

If you are a new student here at the University of Auckland, you may be eligible for a scholarship - regardless of your background or where you live.

Māori and Pacific student scholarships

Māori and Pacific students enrolling into their first year of undergraduate study towards a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biological Sciences, Biomedical Science, Ecology or Marine Science may apply for the Frances Barkley Scholarship. 

Receive funding for your tuition fees for up to three years, to the value of $5,000.  

Application closing date: 1 November.  

For further information and to apply, please visit the Frances Barkley Scholarship page.

International student scholarships

Are you living overseas and considering university study in NZ? Or are you already studying here? You may be eligible for a scholarship.

For more information about eligibility and application, visit scholarships, loans and funding.

Make sure that you check application closing dates.

Summer Research Scholarships

Summer Research Scholarships are a great way to gain valuable research experience, work with leading researchers at the University of Auckland, enhance your career opportunities and help you think about pursuing postgraduate study.

  • Conduct a research project under supervision for 10 weeks over the summer months.
  • Receive a tax-free stipend of $5,500.
  • Open to high-achieving domestic and international students who are enrolled in a New Zealand or international university and have the potential to succeed in postgraduate study.

For more information visit Summer Research Scholarships.

More information

For more information on scholarships and financial assistance, visit the University's Scholarships and funding page, or visit the Scholarships Office at:

Student Information Centre
Room 112, Ground Floor
The ClockTower Building
22 Princes Street
City Campus

Tel: + 64 9 373 7599 ext 87494
Email: scholarships@auckland.ac.nz