If you are thinking of enrolling at the University of Waikato, it’s time to apply for our scholarships. Scholarships reduce the cost of fees and living expenses at university – so are really helpful. Our scholarships are awarded to a wide range of students, so there’s a chance atleast one will work for you. Simply jump onto our Scholarships Finder and apply for the scholarships you think you fit the criteria for – you have nothing to lose!


Gwenda Pennington
Scholarships Office

For the most up to date information about what you’re eligible to apply for, how to apply, closing dates and more, visit

Application closes   31 AUGUST​

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Choosing the right accommodation will help you transition smoothly to university life, get straight into your studies and start building lifelong memories and friendships. There are a range of accommodation options available for students.


With three halls of residence, apartments, cottages, studios and units, we have a range of options for all Hamilton students, from undergraduate to postgraduate.


For students studying at our Tauranga campus, you can stay in a brand new, self-catered university accommodation in the heart of the city.


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