University of Auckland announces scholarships worth NZ$1.5Million exclusively for Indian students


Education New Zealand – media release
30 August 2022: Waipapa Taumata Rau University of Auckland, Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading university, has curated an extensive range of scholarship package for Indian students totalling almost NZ$1.5 million. 

The scholarship package featuring over 200 scholarships are available for high achieving Indian students in 2023. Further, these scholarships will be awarded biannually, with 115 available twice a year. Each cycle will offer five scholarships up to $20,000, 10 up to $10,000 and 100 up to $5,000. 

Ainslie Moore, Director International of University of Auckland said that “We believe these scholarships are mutually beneficial and we look forward to welcoming our scholarship awardees to Auckland.  Our international students add diversity and richness to our campuses and play a major role in research and in the wider New Zealand workforce.”

Applications for the University of Auckland India High Achievers Scholarship will open on 10 October and is available for both undergraduate and postgraduate students.

About the University
Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland is Aotearoa New Zealand’s leading university, ranked 87th in the world in the QS World Rankings 2023 and 137 = in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Rankings.

In 2019 it was placed number one in the world in the inaugural THE University Impact Rankings, which measure how universities worldwide are performing against the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It duplicated this ranking in 2020 and has maintained a top ten position since. In 2022 it was ranked sixth.

Founded in 1883, the University of Auckland is the country’s largest university with more than 40,000 students, of which 8,000 are international students over 100 countries.

High-quality research across the full range of disciplines, represented by its eight faculties and two Large-Scale Research Institutes, ensures its place among the leading international research universities.

The University’s connection with the Tamaki Makaurau/Auckland region and unique place in the world is reflected in its Māori name, Waipapa Taumata Rau, gifted by the people of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei. The enduring relationship with tangata whenua and a commitment to sustainability are key components of the Vision 2030 and Strategic Plan 2025 Taumata Teitei.

About Education New Zealand (ENZ)
Education New Zealand Manapou ki te Ao (ENZ) is the government agency responsible for taking New Zealand’s education experiences to the world. ENZ promotes a New Zealand education as one that teaches students to be critical thinkers, problem solvers and lifelong learners, which will help them succeed in their future careers and create a positive impact on the world. In 2019, New Zealand’s education system was ranked first among English-speaking countries and third in the world for delivering a future-focused education (out of 50 economies) by the Economist Intelligence Unit.

With approximately 100 staff in 18 locations around the world, ENZ works closely with New Zealand’s diverse education sector including schools, English language providers, Private Training Establishments, Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics, universities; and internationally with NZ Inc agencies, Government agencies and education providers to encourage sustainable growth and identify opportunities

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