International scholarships

There are many scholarships for international students who want to study at AUT, and for New Zealand students who want to study overseas.

International students who want to study at AUT

AUT International Student Accommodation Scholarship

AUT provides accommodation scholarships to financially support new and returning international students in their journey towards becoming great graduates of AUT. This scholarship guarantees accommodation at AUT’s Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation, located in the heart of Auckland City, just a minute’s walk from AUT City Campus, offering quality, modern, single studio-style living.

Closing date: 15 November 2021 & 1 May 2022
Value of scholarship: $5,000 contribution to rent
Number of scholarships available: 150

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AUT International Academic Achievement Scholarship

AUT provides this scholarship to recognise and support top achieving international students in their journey towards becoming great graduates of AUT. Available for both offshore and onshore international students, this high value scholarship recognises students with exceptional levels of academic achievement, and we encourage all prospective international students to apply. Awards are available for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Closing date: 15 November 2021
Value of scholarship: $20,000 contribution to fees
Number of scholarships available: Five

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AUT International Excellence Scholarship – Faculty of Culture and Society

AUT and the Faculty of Culture and Society provide scholarships to recognise and support high achieving international students as they begin their journey towards becoming great graduates of AUT. These academic excellence scholarships are for students looking to study in undergraduate or postgraduate programmes within the Faculty of Culture and Society.

Closing date: 15 November 2021 & 1 May 2022
Value of scholarships: $7,000 contribution to fees
Number of scholarships available: 30 for students in New Zealand (onshore) & 10 for students who are outside of New Zealand (offshore)

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AUT-NCUK Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship is exclusive to high achieving international students who are enrolled in the NCUK New Zealand Global Education Pathway programmes and want to study at AUT.

Closing date: May and November each year

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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand – Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships

Scholarships are available to assist international students to study at AUT in New Zealand through the Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships (formerly NZAID) programme.

New Zealand Government scholarships – Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships

Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand website

New Zealand students who want to study overseas

Universities New Zealand Scholarships

Universities New Zealand - Te Pōkai Tara - lists scholarships, many of which fund postgraduate study overseas. These scholarships are funded from contributions from charitable trusts, individuals, governments and industry.

Universities New Zealand website

The Embassy of Japan in New Zealand

The Japanese Embassy offers the following fellowship/scholarship programmes:

Other useful websites for information on studying abroad

Rushit (Harry) J. Patel
Pakkawan Udomphol
Pasit Thawornlamlert
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