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There are a number of scholarships available including entry scholarships and those available to residents. For further information about scholarships contact the Principal, Sonia Mazey.

  Arcady Hall 2024 Scholarships Information

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Additional Information for Entrance Scholarship Applicants


Who is eligible?

  • Arcady Hall entrance scholarships are available for students commencing their first year of study towards an undergraduate degree at the University of Canterbury (UC) in 2024. 

  • Arcady Hall scholarships may be held in conjunction with other awards, including UC Scholarships.

  • Applicants applying for an Arcady Hall scholarship via the UC Accommodation Office must select Arcady Hall as their first preference hall of residence to be eligible for a Hall scholarship

How to apply

  • Applicants may apply for any number of Arcady Hall scholarships via the on-line application form below.  Online applications will open on 01 August 2023 and will close on 23 September 2023. 

  • Completed applications and referee reports should be submitted to the Arcady Hall Communications and Office Coordinator at by 23 September 2023

  • Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application in mid October.

  • All scholarships will be awarded as a $2,000 credit toward the recipient’s Arcady Hall accommodation fees.

Scholarship Selection Criteria

Bishop Julius Academic Merit Scholarship:

The primary selection criterion for these scholarships is academic excellence as a senior high school student, as demonstrated by attainment in NCEA Levels 1 and 2, International Baccalaureate, Cambridge International, or other educational qualifications obtained.  Academic potential, passion, and commitment to university-level study, as evidenced by other information provided and the referee’s comments will also be considered. 

Churchill Julius and Warwick Sherwood Scholarships: 

The primary selection criterion for these Scholarships is community service both in the school environment and  tin other community-based groups and organisationd.  As an inclusive Hall that celebrates diversity, the Hall welcomes applications from individuals who have helped to make a positive difference to their chosen community.  Applicants should also be of good academic standing.

Sadie Penny Scholarship:

The primary selection criterion for this Scholarship is academic excellence during senior high school years in one or more STEM subject(s) such as Science, Environmental Science, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Product Design, and Digital Humanities. Academic potential and passion for degree-level study in the subject(s), as evidenced by other information provided and the referee’s comments will also be considered.

Arcady Hall First in Family Scholarship:

This scholarship is to assist a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident who is the first member of their immediate family (including siblings/step-siblings and parents) to attend university and who, because of financial hardship may not otherwise be able to undertake a university degree.  The selection criteria are academic merit, motivation to succeed, and demonstrated financial hardship.  Applicants are required to provide a declaration indicating that no members of their immediate family have been awarded a university degree level qualification.










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