15 August 2019.


New Zealand.

(Partially Funded)


University of Otago New Frontiers Entrance Scholarship

The University of Otago New Frontiers Excellence and Sustained Excellence Scholarships were established by the University of Otago in 2015, in order to recognise academic excellence in secondary school study.

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For students who do not have another University of Otago Entrance Scholarship (except the Dux Scholarship), these scholarships are guaranteed to those who secure an Excellence endorsement at NCEA Level Two and/or Level Three (or equivalent). This scholarship is not available to students enrolling for Health Sciences First Year or for the intermediate year of professional degrees not offered at the University of Otago (e.g. engineering)

Specializations for studying on this opportunity:

  • Humanities.
  • Sciences.
  • Commerce.

For more information about the disciplines check here.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

 According to the program.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • Application for all Entrance Scholarships are normally open to students who meet one of the following requirements:
    1. International students who have completed an internationally recognised qualification at an overseas high school, such as A Levels, International Baccalaureate, or ATAR, AND have achieved excellent grades may be invited to apply.
    2. International students who have completed Year 12 and have completed or are in the process of completing Year 13 at a New Zealand school (or for International students an equivalent foundation level course at a New Zealand tertiary institution.
  • Are intending to enrol or have enrolled for the first time for full-time degree-level, undergraduate study at the University of Otago.
  • Those who have studied more than 0.4 EFTs at any University or tertiary institution at degree-level or higher are not normally eligible.
  • In addition to the above eligibility criteria, those intending to commence study in programmes such as Health Sciences First Year or the intermediate year of professional degrees not offered at the University of Otago (e.g. Engineering) are not eligible for this scholarship.

Opportunity Cost

(Partially Funded)

  • Between $2,500 and $5,000 (dependent on the level of academic achievement at school).

How to Apply

First Step : All applications for Entrance Scholarships are done through eVision, the University’s student management system. In order to apply for a scholarship.

Second Step : You will be required to go through the first stages of enrolment at the University of Otago to access the Entrance Scholarship online application.

Notice :

  • For more information on the application process, as well as step-by-step instructions, please visit the apply for an entrance scholarship web page.
  • Before going through the application process, it is important to ensure that you are adequately prepared to begin the application. What you will need to prepare for your application is listed on the scholarship application preparation webpage.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Mustafa Abulhamd / Egypt

Reviewed by” Hesham Galal / Egypt
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MARJ3 Scholarships team