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Colombo Plan Scholarship in Engineering

Purpose of award

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist international students who are citizens of Colombo Plan member countries, to study undergraduate or postgraduate engineering programmes at The University of Auckland.

Selection criteria

The basis of selection will be academic merit, financial need, community activities, communication skills, leadership potential and desire to contribute positively to the engineering profession.

Number of awards offered




Tenure of award

1 year

Closing dates for applications



General Information

How do students apply?

Please note, Scholarships usually open for application approximately 6 weeks before the closing date.

Applications are made to the Scholarship Office.

Application Form


Additional information

The Scholarship will be awarded to an international student who is a citizen of one of the following countries: Afganistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Fiji, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, South Korea, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, the United States of America and Vietnam.

Although Australia is a member country of the Colombo Plan, Australian citizens do not have international student status in New Zealand and so are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.

Students who have been offered a scholarship must meet all requirements for admission to their programme of study.

The student will be required to pay all other fees and costs inherent in pursuing study at The University of Auckland as an international student.


The University of Auckland

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