Scholarships

Scholarships are available for students at all levels of study and are based on a variety of criteria.

Scholarships database

The Scholarships database is a comprehensive list of scholarships available to existing or potential Victoria University students. Application forms and regulations for scholarships administered by the University and a list of scholarships offered over the next 12 months can be downloaded from the database.

Postgraduate scholarships and awards

Victoria Doctoral Scholarships

Applications for Victoria Doctoral Scholarships and for admission as a PhD student are completed in the same application process. There are three closing dates—1 March, 1 July and 1 November. The application form is available from the Faculty of Graduate Research website.

Victoria postgraduate scholarships and awards

Applicants for Victoria PhD and Master’s (by thesis) Scholarships should request that referees complete the Postgraduate Scholarship Referee form.

Visit the Scholarships database to find other scholarships that may be available to you as a postgraduate student.

School leaver scholarships

Victoria offers two types of scholarships for school leavers—Victoria Excellence and Victoria Achiever Scholarships. These scholarships are awarded to hundreds of first-year undergraduate students each year to assist with tuition fees and accommodation costs at our Halls of Residence.

Applications are now open for 2016—find out more and apply for a school leaver scholarship.

International students

International students can apply for many Victoria University scholarships. Information about scholarships and grants for international students is available on the Victoria International website.

Award and Scholarship winners

View the list of award and scholarship recipients of Victoria scholarships.

Contact the Scholarships Office

If you have any questions, contact the Scholarships Office, email: scholarships-office@vuw.ac.nz