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LB Wood Scholarship

The LB Wood Scholarship is to enable New Zealand university graduates to study in any discipline at a university or institution of university rank in the UK.

The funds for this scholarship are provided by the income from a bequest made to the University of New Zealand in 1934 by Lawrence Berry Wood, a retired Inspector of Schools.


Applicants must:

  • be graduates of or graduating from a New Zealand university
  • apply for the scholarship within three years from the date of their graduation
  • have applied for or been awarded another postgraduate scholarship.

Value, tenure, and number of awards 

The scholarship awards $3,000 per year for up to three years. Tenure begins in the same year the award is made. One scholarship is awarded annually.

Opening date

1 December

Closing date

1 April


  1. Check your eligibility.
  2. Read the Regulations
  3. Applications must be done online. A link to the application website is available here.

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