The Tongarewa Scholarship (“the Scholarship”) celebrates the University’s commitment to our international student community. We award a range of these scholarships to international students each year. This is a partial fee-based scholarship that will be put towards your tuition fees for one year of study. Applicants can be either entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree programme at Victoria University of Wellington.
Victoria University of Wellington.
School leaver / 1st year; Masters Research; Postgraduate.
Field of Study:
All Subjects offered by the University.
The Scholarship is a partial fees scholarship. Up to 10 scholarships of NZ$10,000 will be available to both undergraduate and postgraduate recipients and up to 9 scholarships of NZ$5,000 will be available to postgraduate recipients only. The Scholarship will be paid towards tuition fees once you are fully enrolled at the University.
International students are eligible for this scholarship.
- Applicants must be:
- international students who are paying full international fees
- entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree.
You are not eligible for this scholarship if you:
- completed your secondary education at a New Zealand school
- completed a prerequisite degree at Victoria University of Wellington (i.e. the English Proficiency Programme or Foundation Studies Programme)
- are a Study Abroad or Twinning student from one of our overseas partner universities
- are in your second or subsequent year of study at Victoria University of Wellington
Applying Procedure Instructions:
- A completed online application must be submitted by 4.30 pm on the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. Any required supporting documentation (including references) must also be received by 4.30 pm on the closing date in order for the application to be considered.
- Applications will normally open one month prior to the closing date. If no application link is provided below, check back again closer to the closing date. Contact us if you have any queries.
- Due to recent events and travel restrictions worldwide, students are now able to apply to receive the Tongarewa Scholarship for study at Victoria University of Wellington in Trimester 3, 2020. If you would like to apply for this scholarship, have an offer of place from VUW and are interested in beginning your studies in Tri 3, 2020, please apply through the link below:
To apply for the Tongarewa Scholarship for Trimester 1, 2021, please click on the link below:
The scholarship application deadline is 1 June 2020 for Trimester 2 2020 entry, 1 September 2020 for Trimester 3 2020 entry and 30 November 2020 for Trimester 1 2021 entry. Applications will normally open 1 month prior to the closing date.