University of Lincoln Scholarship (New Zealand) 2021 for International Students

As of now, various kinds of Scholarships are open at the University of Lincoln for international students for the 2021 academic year. International students are called in for the applications into these New Zealand funded Scholarships programs at the University of Lincoln.

At the University of Lincoln, they believe passionately in the transformative power of higher education. Each year they welcome students from a diverse range of backgrounds from all over the world and we offer a variety of scholarships and bursaries which can provide extra financial assistance with the costs of study to eligible students.

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Almost half of their new UK undergraduates currently qualify for our University of Lincoln Scholarship, worth £1,500 over three years of study. Their £1,000 Excellence Scholarships recognize outstanding academic achievement of new undergraduates across their four academic Colleges. They also offer an array of scholarships to support suitably qualified international students when they join the University of Lincoln and there is support for postgraduate level study too.

The University of Lincoln reserves the right to withdraw or modify the scholarships and bursaries listed here at any time.

Eligibility of University of Lincoln Scholarship

Scholarships all have eligibility criteria. You can apply for any number of scholarships, as long as you meet the eligibility criteria for each. If you already have a scholarship, please check the regulations to find out if you are able to hold other scholarships at the same time.

There are also a number of scholarships available for international students.

In most cases, Australian citizens are deemed to be New Zealand residents for the purposes of scholarship eligibility unless the regulations of a scholarship specifically state otherwise.

When applying for scholarships, you must complete the prescribed application form and provide the requested documentation. There are different application forms for each scholarship, so please ensure that you download and complete the appropriate form.

Applying for a Sports, Future Leader, or Excellence Lincoln University Scholarship

If you want to apply for a Lincoln University Sports Scholarship, Future Leader Scholarship, or Scholarship for Excellence, you can do this via the MyLinc system when applying to study at Lincoln.

Types of University of Lincoln Scholarships

If you are applying for any of our other scholarships, you will need to complete the prescribed form and supply the requested documentation.

Each scholarship has a set of regulations that specifies who is eligible to apply for the scholarship. Please read the regulations thoroughly to determine your eligibility. Ensure that you answer every question on the application form and provide all requested documentation, e.g. birth certificate (ensure that it is a certified copy), academic transcript, photo etc.

Please only provide a Curriculum Vitae (CV) if this is requested. If a CV is not requested, it will not benefit your application.

Do not provide original documents. Ensure that they are certified copies.

Complete and attach the requested documentation for each scholarship that you apply for. Documentation (such as birth certificates and academic transcripts) will not be gathered from your application to study or previous scholarship applications. Treat each application individually.

Current Lincoln University students have access to their academic transcripts via the university’s student management system, LUCAS. Please ensure that you attach your own transcript.

All pages should be A4 size and stapled to the top left-hand corner. Only use one staple per application. Please do not bind your application or put it in a folder.

Ensure that your application reaches the Scholarships Office, PO Box 85084, Lincoln University, Lincoln 7647, or the address provided on the application, prior to the closing date.

No undertaking will be given to accept late or incomplete applications.

Ensure that your application is neatly presented. Applications that are difficult to read or incomplete may be disadvantaged.

Referee’s Report for Scholarship Application

This consists of a written statement from a person(s) that you select regarding your abilities. Academic referees do not need to be from Lincoln University, but may be any academic individual that you deem appropriate.

Please download the Lincoln University Referee’s Report form and give it to your selected referees.

It is your responsibility to contact your referees and ensure that they send their report directly to the Scholarships Office, or the other address on the application form, by the due date. The referees must write the name of the scholarship(s) that you are applying for on the form.

It is your responsibility to ensure that referees’ reports are in by the due date. The Scholarships Office will not follow up referee reports that are incomplete or absent. It is beneficial to provide your referees with the regulations for the scholarship for which you are applying.

Selection Process

Most Lincoln University scholarships are selected on the basis of the written application and the referee’s report. Some, however, will require interviews. If an interview is required, the Scholarships Office will notify you. For Lincoln University scholarships, the selection process typically takes six to eight weeks, but may take longer.

How to Apply

You do not need to make an application for the University of Lincoln Scholarship. We use the assessment carried out by your funding authority in order to ascertain the household income levels which determine the amount of scholarship you are awarded. In order for us to see this data, when you apply for your student finance you and your sponsors must allow their information to be shared. If eligible, you will be notified of your scholarship amount and the payment dates in late October/early November 2020.

Additional Information

Further information regarding this scholarship can be found within the Terms and Conditions for the University’s Bursaries and Scholarships (PDF).

#3 African, Egypt, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Thai, Turkey, Uraguay and Vietnam Scholarships

The University of Lincoln Africa Scholarship is aimed at supporting high-achieving postgraduate students from across Africa. This scholarship is valued at £5,000.

For programmes commencing in 2020/21, the University of Lincoln are delighted to offer Africa Scholarships to high achieving postgraduate applicants. For eligible students, scholarship payments take the form of a reduction in tuition fees and are valued at £5,000.

In order to apply for this scholarship, prospective students must meet the following criteria:

    • Be a national of (or permanently domiciled in) Africa
    • Already hold a Conditional or Unconditional Offer from the University of Lincoln for a full-time postgraduate taught programme commencing in 2020/21
    • Have been awarded a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university with a minimum grade of 2:2 or equivalent
    • Meet the English language requirements of their intended course of study – this typically ranges from an IELTS 6.0 – 7.0 or equivalent

In addition to meeting the above residency, academic and English language requirements, candidates must also complete a International Scholarship Application Form (PDF) and submit this to It is important that we receive your application by 4 pm (UK time) on one of the following closing dates:

For Courses commencing in February 2020
Round 1: Friday 4th October 2019
Round 2: Wednesday 4th December 2019

For Courses commencing in September 2020
Round 1: Saturday 25th April 2020
Round 2: Thursday 25th June 2020
Round 3: Wednesday 15th July 2020

For Courses commencing in February 2021
Round 1: Friday 2nd October 2020
Round 2: Friday 13th November 2020

The Selection Process

Please note that this scholarship is competitive and will only be awarded to candidates who demonstrate achievement in academia, extracurricular or personal endeavour. The above will be assessed by completing a 300 word statement as part of the Scholarship Application Form.

The University endeavours to notify all candidates of the outcome of their scholarship application prior to the deadline or within 10 working days of the closing date.

Additional Information

Further information regarding the awarding of international scholarships can be found within the International Scholarships Terms and Conditions (PDF).

Applicants who have been awarded this scholarship must choose to accept or decline the award, and pay a CAS deposit (where applicable) by the dates given in the award confirmation email.

Please note that University of Lincoln International Scholarships may be subject to change. The University of Lincoln reserves the right to amend the above scholarship provision without notice.

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