Lincoln University Future Leader Scholarships

This scholarship is intended to assist school leavers with leadership potential and strong academic ability as they begin their tertiary study in a Bachelor degree programme at Lincoln University.

The scholarship relieves some of the financial pressures of university study and also provides a dynamic integrated leadership programme alongside their academic studies.

Applications should be submitted online via your MyLinc account.



Closing Date

15 August

Selection Criteria

Applicants must have:

  • Demonstrated leadership potential
  • Ideally achieved NCEA Level 2 endorsed with Merit.

After completing your MyLinc scholarship application, please send the following items to support your application in one email to

  • A Word or PDF document:

-Listing your contributions to your school and community in the last two years, distinguishing between activities you have initiated and those that were already part of your school life 

-Describing what you think you would gain from being part of the Future Leader Programme. Also           mention what you could personally bring to the programme

  • A two-minute video clip describing what you think are the characteristics and behaviours of a good leader 
  • A copy of your Record of Achievement from the NZQA website.

We will email your nominated referees with the appropriate form they need to complete.


  • New to Lincoln
  • Available to New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident students
  • Available to Australian Citizen students