AUT International Full Fee Accommodation Scholarships

Closing date: 30/06/2022
Open until all spaces filled
Value of Award: See additional information
No. of awards: 60
Tenure: The scholarship is awarded for Semester 2, 2022 only.  The scholarship will be paid in monthly instalments to the accommodation provider.


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Auckland University of Technology (AUT) provides accommodation scholarships to financially support new and returning international students in their journey in becoming great graduates of AUT.

The 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.

Selection criteria:

  • See Additional Information for eligible categories.  Applicants must meet one of the onshore or offshore categories. 1.  Applicants must be full-fee paying international students (Note: International students are students who are neither citizens, permanent residents nor resident visa holders of New Zealand or Australia). 2. Applicants must be new to AUT, AUT graduates enrolling in a new postgraduate programme of study or currently offshore returning to New Zealand for study in Semester 2, 2022 international students. 3. New to AUT or new to Programme applicants must have a current and valid conditional or unconditional offer to study in an AUT programme (minimum 120 points) full time commencing Semester 2, 2022. 4. Applicants will be asked to provide their AUT Student ID in the box provided on the application form. 5. Applicants enrolling in a programme less than 120 points intending to pathway on to undergraduate degree level study may apply. Doctoral students are excluded and not eligible for the scholarship. Applicants are required to declare if they have applied for other forms of scholarships both internally (i.e. awarded by AUT) and externally (e.g. government scholarships). The selection committee will take this into consideration.

General Information:

How do students apply?
Application is through the AUT online scholarship portal Applicants must complete the AUT International Full Fee Accommodation Scholarships application online through the AUT Scholarships database from the link on this page.   Applicants will be asked to indicate under which category (select one only) they wish to be considered and must meet the eligibility criteria for the category under which they are applying.   Applicants are required to upload: 1. Current and valid conditional or unconditional offer to study at AUT. 2. Updated academic transcripts and any completion certificates. All documentation must be uploaded and correct otherwise the application will be considered ineligible.
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Decision makers
The first 60 applicants to be assessed eligible and accept their offer will be awarded the AUT International Full Fee Accommodation Scholarship.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
Applicants will be notified of the outcome by the University Scholarships Office as soon as possible after assessment is completed.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
1. The award of this scholarship is conditional on the student gaining entry to an eligible programme of study commencing Semester 2 2022. 2. Recipients will reside in AUT’s Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation and the award paid directly to student’s rental account in monthly instalments. 3. Recipients of this scholarship are required to be enrolled full time at AUT and be residing in AUT’s Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation during the tenure of the scholarship. Failure to do so may result in the recipient be required to pay back the full value of the scholarship received. 4. The scholarship will not be released until enrolment fees are paid and after the date for withdrawal from study in Semester 2, 2022.

Additional information
AUT International Full Fee Accommodation Scholarships is paid as full weekly rental at AUT’s Te Āhuru Mayoral Drive Student Accommodation for Semester 2, 2022.  Total number on offer: 60 The scholarships are available to the following categories of international students: Onshore New Zealand International New to AUT or New to Programme 1. New to AUT or new to Programme, full-fee paying international students undertaking an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme of study of at least 120 points or pathway programme into undergraduate degree level study at AUT. 2. Currently residing in New Zealand. Offshore International students   New to AUT or returning to New Zealand current AUT full-fee international students: 1. Entering or returning from offshore as part of the border exception cohort, nominated by AUT. 2. Entering or returning from offshore as part of other New Zealand Immigration border criteria. 3. Arriving in New Zealand for study commencing Semester 2, 2022. Doctoral programmes are not included in the above categories.

Who else has information about this award?
University Scholarships Office:

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Auckland University of Technology

Phone: +64 9 921 9837


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