Education and Social Work first-year scholarships

Find out what you could apply for to make your first year of University study less stressful money-wise.

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As well as a wide range of University of Auckland scholarships, we have specific scholarships aimed at Education and Social Work students.

Start Smart

Start-up your study at the University of Auckland Faculty of Education and Social Work with a Start Smart Scholarship aimed at assisting first year students with the start-up costs for the first year of study.

For closing dates, detailed information and how to apply, visit:

Read about a student who won a Start Smart Scholarship.

William, Betty and Jill Bell Award

The award is available for students entering their first year of an undergraduate programme in the Faculty of Education and Social Work, who are the first members of their family to attend university, and who, because of financial hardship, may not otherwise be able to study for a university degree.

For closing dates, detailed information and how to apply, visit William, Betty and Jill Bell Award.

Sue Caswell Scholarship

This scholarship's main purpose is to support a female student, returning to study from work or parenthood who aspires to a career in teaching. Applicants could be in the first year of an undergraduate degree. The scholarship is also open to students returning to study in other years of a Bachelor of Education (Teaching) or a Graduate Diploma in Teaching.

For closing dates, detailed information and how to apply, visit Sue Caswell Scholarship.