Scholarships and Awards


National Foundation for the Deaf - Deaf Education Scholarship
Scholarships are available for: Courses held locally or internationally Gathering resources Fees for Conferences that benefit Deaf/Hearing Impaired people Courses that equip hearing people to work with Deaf people Interpreter training in NZ Groups to provide training


New Horizons for Women Second-Chance Education Foundation and Diploma Studies Awards
Foundation Certificate and Diploma Studies Second-Chance Education Awards are for women who are engaging in tertiary education for the FIRST TIME, at either a Foundation Certificate level (NZQA level 3-4) or Diploma level (NZQA level 5-6), who do not already have a tertiary qualification at that level, and have not previously received a NHWTHK award. The awards are a one off grant to help with study and/or living expenses.


New Horizons Research Awards
Research Awards aim to support women who are conducting research that benefits women and/or girls in Aotearoa New Zealand.


New Horizons Second-Chance Education - Degree Study Awards
Second-Chance Education Degree study Awards are for women who are engaging in tertiary education for the FIRST TIME, at a Degree level (NZQA level 7), and have not previously received a NHWTHK Award.    The awards are a one off grant to help with study and/or living expenses.


New Zealand Aid Programme Awards for Postgraduate Field Research
The goal of the Awards is to support research by New Zealand students on development issues of relevance to the New Zealand Aid Programme and to foster capacity (development field knowledge and research skills) of future New Zealand development professionals.    Objectives:Assist New Zealand postgraduate students to conduct field research on development issues. Foster body of knowledge and future pool of New Zealand expertise on topics of interest to countries and sectors in which New Zealand delivers aid. • Build student capacity for conducting development research, applying practical development field knowledge, and delivering targeted research products for use in policy and practice. • Build awareness of the approach, focus and objectives of the New Zealand Aid Programme. • Generate critical analysis, research findings and knowledge of potential use to the New Zealand Aid Programme, developing country partners and other development organisations.  


Ngai Tahu Tourism Scholarship - Te Pia Tāpoi
This is an opportunity for a person of Ngāi Tahu descent who is either starting or already studying a tourism qualification and would like support with study fees (up to $6000 per year for three years), the chance to get paid holiday work and invaluable work experience, and to learn more about their iwi.  


Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei AUT Community Partnership Scholarship
As well as recognising academic achievement in students of Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei descent, these scholarships recognise potential leadership ability and contribution to the school, and community.  


Norman Jones Foundation Study Grants
We invite applications for study grants from people wishing to undertake education to upskill themselves for employment.


NZ Plant Protection Society Research Scholarship
To encourage research in relevant disciplines (entomology, plant pathology, weed science, zoology, ecology, and plant protection sciences), on topics relating to control of pests, pathogens and/or weeds in primary production (pastoral and arable agriculture, horticulture, foresty), or the natural or human environment.


NZ-China Scholarship
The panel reserves the right to make reasonable enquiries in relation to information contained in the scholarship applications. The selection panel's decision will be final. Successful applicants will be asked to state their preferred university placements. However, the final placements will be made by the China Scholarship Council and may not be challenged.