The University of Canterbury in New Zealand invites applications for the UC Innovators’ Summer Start-Up Scholarship for the 2019/2020 academic year.

This scholarship supports students at the University of Canterbury to “fast-track” their ideas and inventions towards reality by working on their venture full time over a summer break as participants in the UCE Summer Startup Programme. Both for-profit and social ventures are supported.

Worth of Award



Applicants must be enrolled full-time or part-time at the University of Canterbury at the time of application. Applicants who are international students must hold a New Zealand Student Visa that is valid throughout the summer break that begins in the year of application. 

How to Apply

  • You may apply through this webpage approximately 8 weeks before applications close. If it’s possible to apply on-line for this scholarship there will be a link above to the on-line system. If the link is not provided, please download and complete the application form located below.
  • However, if the scholarship is managed by Universities NZ or another department of the University an External Website link will appear below and application instructions will be available through that link.

Deadline: applications close 15 Sep 2019.


Click here for more details and to apply

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