How to Fund Your Study
Have a look at www.studylink.govt.nz for information on student allowances, student loans and scholarships.
There are hundreds of scholarships available to help you with your tertiary study! They are not just available to the top scholars so check them out!!
Check for scholarships on university websites or on Breakout.
Did you know that on average 30 new scholarships and awards are added to the BreakOut database monthly? Keep checking BreaKOut regularly to catch any new scholarships on offer.
MGC pays a subscription fee to the Breakout Website. Log on to any school computer then type www.breakout.org.nz into the search bar. This facility is also available at the Blenheim town library. (You will not be able to access it at home)
Each university and polytechnic offer scholarships and grants so check the scholarship page on their websites.
Watch out for closing dates as they could be as early as August of the year preceding your study!
The University of Auckland: Scholarships and Awards
Undergraduate scholarships offered by Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara
Arrow Foundation Leadership Scholarship
Applications close in October.
For Year 12 & 13 students who demonstrate leadership qualities. Available for all tertiary programmes or courses.
Canterbury Bright Start Scholarships
The Canterbury Tertiary Education Millennial Trust was established in 2001 to offer scholarships to students from the Canterbury, West Coast, Nelson and Marlborough regious who have the ability to succeed in tertiary study but who exp[erience financial or significant personal hardship.
First year fees paid for full-time study at CPIT, Lincoln University or University of Canterbury. Applicants must have lived in the South Island north of the Waitaki River for the last 12 months and be likely to experience financial harship in tertiary study.
Keystone Trust Student Scholarship
For students seeking tertiary education in a course directly associated with the Property Industry:
Architecture, quantity surveying, construction, engineering, property management, real estate, valuation, planning.
Applications close in September.
Queenstown Resort College Scholarship
- Diploma in Hospitality Management
- Diploma in Adventure Tourism or Tourism Management
Applications close September.
More information on any of these or other scholarships is available in the Careers Resource Centre.