Scholarships and awards to assist with financial hardship

If you are struggling financially then there are several awards and scholarships available at the University of Auckland which may be able to help you. 

The University of Auckland Jubilee Awards (Non School Leavers) provide assistance in the form of living costs or tuition fees for three years of full-time undergraduate study.  

The University of Auckland Partnership Appeal Awards help students who have demonstrated the ability to succeed but are struggling financially in the final year of an undergraduate or postgraduate degree programme.

The Fair Wind Foundation Scholarships assist female students in any year of study who are experiencing challenging personal, family or financial circumstances that may prevent them from undertaking full-time study. Preference is given to women of Cook Island descent.

The Tertiary Study Support Scholarship for Parents is to assist students who became parents in their teens and are currently raising a young child while studying to complete their degree at the University of Auckland.

Search for scholarships for financial hardship

Individual faculties have a variety of scholarships available for students with financial hardship.

Student Emergency Fund

There is an emergency fund you can apply for if an unexpected event has caused financial difficulties and is affecting your studies. For more information, see Hardship support.

Financial assistance

Here are some more pages that you might find useful when it comes to managing your finances:

  • Budgeting - includes a budget worksheet, details of free on-campus budgeting workshops, tips on money management, and flatting.
  • Sorted website - budgeting advice, with budget calculators and planning tools.
  • Student Job Search website - help with finding a job to pay the bills.

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