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Lincoln University Cricket Scholarship

History of award

Established in 1998 by Lincoln University in conjunction with the Canterbury Cricket Association.


The programme combines academic study at Lincoln University with the extension and development of athletic and sporting abilities. Cricket skills are provided by the Canterbury Cricket Association.


• NZ citizen or permanent resident
• New or current students may apply.

• Applicants must have gained NCEA Level Three Certificate, including University Entrance, (or an equivalent entrance qualification) and be eligible to enter university by February of the year following their application. Applicants will also be considered from students who are currently enrolled in alternative study programmes..

• Must have played for a secondary school First XI cricket team or be an age-group representative player.

Number of awards

Up to 15 per year


Tuition fees plus access to the Canterbury Cricket Association's development programme


Minimum time taken to complete full time course chosen.

Closing dates

31 August 2020
31 August 2021

How do students apply?

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Lincoln University Cricket Scholarship

Further information available from

Canterbury Cricket Association

Additional information

Scholars will also have access to the Canterbury Cricket Associations development programme.

Decision makers

Selection panel comprising of the Vice-Chancellor, Convenor of the Scholarships Committee, Executive Director of the Canterbury Cricket Association.


Applicants notified within one month of closing date.

Conditions of acceptance

Scholars must maintain satisfactory academic and sporting progress.


Mandy Carter
Scholarships Office
Lincoln University
PO Box850 84
Lincoln University
Christchurch 7647
New Zealand
Phone: (+64 3 3252 811 ext 8748 or 8582 Fax: +64 3 325 3840