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Undergraduate: Global Challenges Scholarship for International Students at Lincoln University in New Zealand 2016

Lincoln University is inviting applications for Global Challenges Scholarship for international students. The scholarship is available to pursue an undergraduate degree programme.The Global Challenges Scholarship is designed to transform passionate young people into cooperative, informed, social entrepreneurs who can think outside the box to address the pressing global challenges facing our planet today.

Lincoln University is a New Zealand university that was formed in 1990 when Lincoln College, Canterbury was made independent of the University of Canterbury.

Applicants must have a very good grasp of English, with an overall score of 6 in IELTS (or similar qualification), as the scholarship development programme has a strong focus on communication and co-operative work.

Course Level: Scholarship is available for an undergraduate degree programme at Lincoln University.

Study Subject: Scholarship is offered in diverse fields to help students in upgrading their education.

Scholarship Award: The University will pay $12,000 (NZD) towards one year of tuition fees. Applicants may have the opportunity to reapply for future years if applicants have met all the requirements of the programme.

Scholarship can be taken in New Zealand

Eligibility: To be eligible for a Global Challenges Scholarship as an international student, applicants must:
• Be eligible to enrol in an undergraduate degree at Lincoln
• Have completed secondary school in the past five years, achieved well academically and not attended another tertiary institution in New Zealand (if they have completed a diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate degree at other international institutions, they are not eligible for this scholarship)
• Have a strong academic background that demonstrates their ability to undertake and complete a university degree while maintaining involvement in scholarship activities
• Have a very good grasp of English, with an overall score of 6 in IELTS (or similar qualification), as the scholarship development programme has a strong focus on communication and co-operative work.

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Nationality: International students are eligible to apply.

College Admission Requirement

Entrance Requirement: Applicants must have completed secondary school in the past five years, achieved well academically and not attended another tertiary institution in New Zealand (if they have completed a diploma, undergraduate or postgraduate degree at other international institutions, they are not eligible for this scholarship).

Test Requirement: No

English Language Requirements: Applicants must have a very good grasp of English, with an overall score of 6 in IELTS (or similar qualification), as the scholarship development programme has a strong focus on communication and co-operative work.

How to Apply: Applicants can apply for a Global Challenges Scholarship through the application system, MyLinc when they apply to study at Lincoln University. Applicants will need to create a  MyLinc account, apply for their chosen course of study and then apply for the scholarship. Applicants can change their course of study at any time, even after they have submitted their applications. University will need the following information to process their Global Challenges Scholarship application:
• A short video outlining their interest in a current global issue, to be uploaded to Vimeo
• The details of two referees
• Their acknowledgement that they agree to  terms and conditions, including the privacy policy.
Then they can save and submit their application. Please note that they are able to save their applications and return at any time before submitting them.

Application Deadline: The application deadline is 31 August 2016.

Scholarship Link 

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