Scholarships and Awards available to AUT students

The scholarships and awards matching your search criteria are listed below: criteria:

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AUT BEL Postgraduate Pacific Scholarship
Closing date: 31 Jan 2022
Purpose: AUT BEL Postgraduate Pacific Scholarship is available to full-time students of Pacific Island descent undertaking postgraduate programmes of study in BEL in eligible Professional Masters programmes (see Appendix for list of eligible programmes) who have demonstrated the potential to achieve highly.


The Jackson Family Foundation Scholarship
Closing date: 31 Jan 2022
Purpose: The main purpose of the Scholarship is to assist women students of Cook Island descent, who are experiencing challenging personal, family, or financial circumstances that may prevent them from undertaking full-time study.


Auckland Council Research Scholarship in Urban Economics
Closing date: 01 Feb 2022
Purpose: The purpose of this scholarship is to encourage and support postgraduate research into urban economics that has relevance to local government in New Zealand, and to Auckland in particular.   Research will be carried out at a New Zealand university in one of two categories:   1.      Economic research that is directly relevant to the Auckland Plan or Auckland Council’s Unitary Plan, particularly studies related to transportation and infrastructure economics, market forces in the development of cities, land, housing and urban economics, and environmental economics. 2.      Economic research that addresses a topic which is relevant to and informs the economic knowledge of local government in Auckland and New Zealand, particularly with regard to challenges we are facing including housing, infrastructure, social inequity, climate change/environmental outcomes.


AUT International Excellence Scholarships - Faculty of Culture and Society
Closing date: 01 May 2022
Purpose: Auckland University of Technology (AUT) and the Faculty of Culture and Society provide scholarships to recognise and support high achieving international students as they begin their journey in becoming great graduates of AUT.


June Opie Fellowship
Closing date: 31 Oct 2022
Purpose: The award, available to Citizens and Permanent Residents of Australia, Canada and New Zealand, is designed as an incentive for students of high academic achievement who have a severe disability.


Frank Knox Memorial Fellowships at Harvard University
Closing date: 01 Nov 2022
Purpose: The Frank Knox Memorial Fellowship program promotes this legacy through scholarly exchange, in part by providing fellowships to students from Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United Kingdom who wish to conduct graduate study at one of Harvard University’s ten graduate or professional schools.


Zonta International Amelia Earhart Fellowships- New Zealand
Closing date: 15 Nov 2022
Purpose: The Amelia Earhart Fellowship is awarded annually to women pursuing Ph.D./doctoral degrees in aerospace-related sciences and aerospace-related engineering.


AUT -Wuhan University Semester Fees Scholarship
Purpose: In order to strengthen the partnership between Wuhan University and Auckland University of Technology (AUT), AUT will offer up to four fee scholarships annually (two in Semester 1 and two in Semester 2) for one semester of study in an undergraduate degree programme within the Faculty of Culture and Society based at AUT.   


AUT Doctoral Scholarships
Purpose: From 2019 AUT will offer two categories of AUT Scholarships: AUT Vice Chancellor’s Doctoral Scholarships (conditions apply see eligibility criteria) a. New doctoral applicants with a GPA of 8.0 or above in their most recent qualifying programme will be guaranteed a scholarship provided the qualifying programme was completed at a New Zealand university and they meet the additional conditions below; or  b. New Māori and domestic Pacific doctoral applicants with a GPA of 7.5 or above, from their most recent qualifying programme will be guaranteed a scholarship provided the qualifying programme was completed at a New Zealand university and they meet the additional conditions below. Applicants applying under b) must be citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand. AUT Doctoral Scholarships The contestable rounds are open to all eligible applicants. Applicants may be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents, or International students. Applications open one month prior to the closing date.


AUT Vice Chancellor's Doctoral Scholarships
Purpose: From 2020 AUT will offer two categories of AUT Scholarships. AUT Vice Chancellor's Scholarships are available only to: a.       New doctoral applicants with a GPA of 8.0 or above in their most recent qualifying programme will be considered for a scholarship on a case-by-case basis provided the qualifying programme was completed at a New Zealand Tertiary Institution and they meet the additional conditions below; or  b.       New Māori and domestic Pacific doctoral applicants with a GPA of 7.5 or above, from their most recent qualifying programme will be considered for a scholarship on a case-by-case basis scholarship provided the qualifying programme was completed at a New Zealand Tertiary Institution and they meet the additional conditions below. Applicants applying under b) must be citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand. All other applicants must apply for an AUT Doctoral Scholarship.


Awarua Trust Scholarship
Purpose: To provide financial support to people in their pursuit of excellence.


Chevening Scholarships in New Zealand, Cook Islands and Samoa
Purpose: The Scholarships offer the opportunity to study for a one-year Master's degree at any of the UK's leading universities, and are awarded to outstanding established or emerging leaders across a wide range of fields: including politics, government, business, the media, the environment, civil society, religion, and academia.


Pacific Islands and Polynesian Education Foundation: Undergraduate Scholarship
Purpose: To provide financial assistance to Pacific Island students who are enrolled at a tertiary institution in New Zealand and are for the current year of study only. (Applicants studying at Private Training Establishments are NOT eligible).


Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards - Arts & Creativity Award
Purpose: This award recognises a young person who has demonstrated a significant level of achievement in the arts or has used the arts to effect change in their community.


Prime Minister's Pacific Youth Awards - Leadership & Inspiration Award
Purpose: This award recognises a young person who has demonstrated outstanding leadership qualities by leading a project in their community, church or school or has acted in a way that has inspired others to make a positive change in their own life or the lives of others.


The Capstone Editing Scholarship for Indigenous High School Students
Purpose: Capstone Editing seeks to make a modest contribution towards this target through our Scholarship for Indigenous High School Students. The scholarship will initially be available in South Australia, the home state of Dr Lines, but will hopefully be expanded to other states in the future.


AUT Undergraduate Scholarships
Closing date: 15 Nov 2021
Purpose: AUT Undergraduate Scholarships are available to high achieving full-time students undertaking undergraduate degree programmes of study at AUT who are entering the second or third year of their undergraduate degree. Students undertaking a four year undergraduate degree programme may apply for support for their fourth year.


New Zealand AUT-NCUK Excellence Scholarship
Closing date: 30 Nov 2021
Purpose: This scholarship is exclusive to high achieving international students enrolled in the NCUK New Zealand Global Education Pathway programmes, who wish to study at Auckland University of Technology (AUT).

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