Tongarewa Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington

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The Tongarewa Scholarship is being offered by Victoria University of Wellington to honor the university's contribution to its international student population. Applicants must be in their first year of an undergraduate degree or a postgraduate degree program at Victoria University of Wellington to be considered. Recipients are expected to act as Victoria University of Wellington Ambassadors and participate in relevant events or marketing if asked of them.

Host College/ University/ Organization

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Scholarship Value

Up to 10 scholarships of NZ$10,000 for Bachelors and Masters degrees and up to 9 scholarships of NZ$5,000 for Masters degrees only.

The scholarships range from NZ$5,000 to NZ$10,000. This is a partial fee-based scholarship that will be paid towards your tuition fees for 1 year of study.

Recipients of the Scholarship are guaranteed an offer of a place in the Halls of Residence, provided an accommodation application is received by the Accommodation Service by the required deadline.

Eligibility to Apply

  • Applicants must be commencing international students who are paying full international fees
  • Candidates must be entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree.
  • Applicants should have received an offer of place from Victoria University of Wellington (conditional or unconditional).

Link and Instructions

To apply, you must submit a completed online application before the deadline. The scholarship application deadlines are 1 June 2021 for (Trimester 2, 2021), 1 September 2021 (Trimester 3, 2021), and 30 November 2021 for (Trimester 1, 2022). Applications will normally open 1 month before the closing date.

Please visit the official website link below for detailed information on how to apply for this scholarship.

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