Scholarships

Achieve your study ambitions—apply for a scholarship. We offer thousands of scholarships to new and current students each year.

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Find a scholarship

Browse our database to find a scholarship that's right for you. Scholarships are available at all levels of study and based on a variety of criteria.

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Undergraduate scholarships

There is a wide range of scholarships available for undergraduate students, including awards for school leavers.

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Postgraduate and doctoral scholarships

Find out what postgraduate and doctoral scholarships are available to support you in your studies.

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Summer Research Scholarships

If you’re a third-year student or above, interested and skilled in research, you could spend the summer supporting a research project and earn a valuable scholarship.

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How to apply

Find out how to apply for scholarships, from choosing a suitable award to what happens after submitting an application.

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More scholarship opportunities

  • Universities NZ

    Universities NZ manage a range of national scholarship programmes at both undergraduate and postgraduate level.

  • TeachNZ

    TeachNZ scholarships support future teachers by covering the cost of your course fees and paying you an allowance.

  • givME

    givME is a database of scholarships, awards and grants. You can usually access this subscription-based database for free at your school or public library.

Annual prizes

We award prizes annually to students who achieve the highest results in a subject or group of subjects.

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Scholarship winners

Victoria University of Wellington congratulates the top scholars of 2014–2017.

List of recipients

Scholarships Office

Get in touch with the Scholarships Office by phone or email, or visit us at 10 Kelburn Parade.

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