There are dozens of scholarships available for international students at Victoria University.

Scholarships for academic excellence

International students can apply for two Victoria International scholarships that reward academic excellence. All students can apply for the NZ$5,000 and NZ$10,000 Victoria Tongarewa Scholarship. Students who have studied for at least one full year at a New Zealand secondary school can apply for the NZ$20,000 Victoria International Excellence Scholarship.

Featured scholarships

Automatic $10,000 fees waiver Masters' scholarship

The below programmes will have automatic $10,000 NZD scholarships for all international students who meet the course entry requirements.

Master of Intercultural Communication and Applied Translation
Duration: 12 months
Entry: B in a related Bachelor's degree
Master of Conservation Biology
Duration: 12 months
Entry: B+ in a related Bachelor's degree
Master of International Trade
Duration: 12 months
Entry: B in any Bachelor’s degree
Master of Engineering Practice
Duration: 12 months
Entry: B+ in a related Bachelor’s degree

Creative Practice scholarships

  • 4 x  $24,000 NZD scholarships and

  • 8 x $10,000 scholarships

Students don’t need to make a formal application for these scholarships either, because assessment is based on merit once we receive your application.

Master of Fine Arts (Creative Practice)
Duration: 12 months
Entry: Related Bachelor’s degree

More featured international scholarships

Scholarships database

There are many scholarships available to students who meet the criteria. Search our scholarships database to find scholarships you can apply for.

To search for scholarships available to international students, select:

  1. select a 'level of study'
  2. select a 'subject area'
  3. select ‘international students’ in the awards for drop down list, and
  4. click the 'go' button to start your search.

You can download application forms from the database.

Information for students studying at Victoria on a New Zealand scholarship.

If you have any questions, contact the Scholarships Office.