Other undergraduate funding options

Find out about other funding sources available to support you in your undergraduate study.

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AINSE Undergraduate Schools

The Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering holds two annual schools for undergraduate students.

WISE School

An opportunity for first year women undergraduate students in STEM to network with their peers across Australia and New Zealand, and hear from guest speakers about thier journeys to successful careers in STEM. the school includes an ongoing mentorship programme, a tour of the research facilities at ANSTO's Sydney campus, a networking dinner and a range of panel discussions.

Winter School

A scholarship to enable a nominated student to participate in the annual Winter School at ANSTO's Sydney Campus each July. The scholarship is open to all senior undergraduate students interested in learning about the techniques of nuclear analysis.

Aruhiko – Power Engineering Excellence Trust Undergraduate Scholarship

Aruhiko – Power Engineering Excellence Trust (PEET) offers a $5,000 Scholarship for Part IV of a Bachelor of Engineering (Honours) in Electrical and Electronic Engineering. Students currently enrolled in Part III of a BE(Hons) are invited to apply for the Scholarship at Aruhiko – Power Engineering Excellence Trust Undergraduate Scholarship. Applications open on 20 June and close on 15 August 2021 for study in 2022.

Avoco Tertiary Scholarship

Avoco, an avocado export group, offers a $5,000 tertiary fees credit and prospective summer work and mentoring for students who will be in the final year of undergraduate study in 2022 in a subject related to fruit production, plant protection, entomology, biosecurity, biochemistry, biological sciences, post-harvest fruit quality, or new technologies with potential relevance to horticulture. For more information and to apply visit Avoco Tertiary Scholarship. Applications close on 22 October 2021 for study in 2022.

BPW Franklin Study Award

BPW Franklin offers a Study Award to a woman who is a past or present resident of the Franklin area who is undertaking a course at a recognised university. Applications for 2020 open in October. For more information and to apply visit BWP Franklin Study Award.

The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant for Undergraduates

The Capstone Editing Textbook Grant provides A$3,000 to one undergraduate student (domestic or international) enrolled at an Australian or New Zealand university per year to assist in covering the cost of their textbooks for the duration of their degree. For more information and to apply visit Capstone Editing.

Education New Zealand

Education New Zealand manages a number of scholarship schemes for international students choosing New Zealand as a study destination and for New Zealand students who wish to study overseas. For more information and to apply visit Education New Zealand.

GCSB Women in STEM Scholarship

The value of this award is $10,000 which can be spread over three years depending on your study plans. Open to female second year tertiary students and above (including Honours and Masters students) intending to take a full-time course of study in science, technology, computer engineering, mathematics, data science or cyber security. Applications open on 1 June and close on 1 October. For more information and to apply visit GSCB Scholarship.

German Academic Exchange Services DAAD Scholarships

The DAAD database lists information on various kinds of DAAD funding as well as funding offered by other selected organisations for study in Germany. For more information visit the DAAD database.

Holcim New Zealand Limited's Annual Scholarship

Holcim New Zealand offers an annual scholarship to students enrolled in the second and third year of a tertiary qualification in the fields of Sales & Marketing and/or Logistics. The scholarship has a value of $2,500 per semester for up to two years. Applications close 21st of October. For more information and to apply visit Holcim New Zealand Limited.

Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) Undergraduate Scholarships

Every year Horticulture New Zealand (HortNZ) and Horticentre Trust offer scholarships that are open to students who have a special interest in the fruit or vegetable industry and are undertaking a degree.

The HortNZ Undergraduate Scholarships are valued at $1500 each. This $1500 is put towards the scholars’ all-inclusive professional development program including travel, accommodation, and registration to the Horticulture New Zealand Conference 2023. Scholars are given workshops, professional development opportunities, networking invitations, and exposure to renowned leaders and speakers from the horticulture industry.

The top three applicants nationally will each be awarded the Horticentre Trust Undergraduate Scholarship to a value of $4500 ($1500 conference package + $3000 in monetary value to support the individual's studies). For more information and to apply visit HortNZ Scholarships.

Jacob Beck Jaffurs Medical Scholarships

These Scholarships are open to medical students who wish to pursue elective training or experiences which broaden and enrich their academic classes. The Scholarships are to support specific tangible expenses such as travel costs. For more information and to apply visit Jacob Beck Jaffus Scholarship.

John Drake Memorial Scholarship

The scholarship is awarded by the Auckland University Rugby Football Club Inc. (AURFC), and has a maximum value of $5,000pa for up to three years to a student playing for the University club. For more information and to apply visit John Drake Memorial Scholarship.

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust

The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust provides funds for the promotion, advancement and encouragement of education for women, either in research and professional activities, or artistic and creative activities. Awards specific to the University of Auckland can be found in our searchable database.

For more information and to apply visit The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Undergraduate Awards.

Māori Education Trust Tertiary Scholarships

The Māori Education Trust offers a range of scholarships at undergraduate and postgraduate level to encourage Māori into tertiary education. For more information and to apply visit Māori Education Trust Tertiary Scholarships.

Meat Industry Scholarship

Six undergraduate scholarships of $5,000 will be offered annually to students enrolled in areas of interest to the Meat Industry Association including, but not limited to, human resource management, environmental science, international marketing, process design and industrial innovation. For more information and to apply visit Meat Industry Scholarship.

Mexican Government Scholarship Programme for International Students

Undergraduate students may apply for one academic term of study at a participating Mexican institution. For more information and to apply visit Mexican Government Scholarship Programme.

Milford Community Charitable Trust Grants

Former students, children of students and grandchildren of students, who attended Milford School, or residents of the Milford district, are invited to apply for a Milford Community Charitable Trust Grant. Applications close 23 October 2020. For more information and to apply visit Milford Community Charitable Trust Grants.

NASA International Internship Programme

The New Zealand Space Agency invites high-performing New Zealand tertiary students to apply to participate in the NASA International Internship Programme. To complement this opportunity, the New Zealand Space Agency is offering the New Zealand Space Scholarship. For more information and to apply visit NASA Internships and New Zealand Space Agency Scholarships.

New Horizons for Women Trust Awards

The New Horizons for Women Trust: Hine Kahukura runs an annual programme of national and regional awards supporting women in Aotearoa New Zealand to pursue education and research. For more information and to apply visit New Horizons for Women Trust.

New Zealand Institute of Forestry Foundation Awards

The NZIF has several awards available to tertiary students studying forestry. For more information and to apply visit NZIF Awards.

Northland Regional Council -  Tū i te ora Scholarship 

Northland Regional Council offers eight scholarships value at $3,000 each for New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who reside in, have family that reside in or have whakapapa to Te Taitokerau, who are enrolled in an undergraduate or higher qualification relating to council's environmental and regulatory functions. Four scholarships are dedicated to Māori (who whakapapa to Te Taitokerau) and one is dedicated to a student undertaking study, research or training related council’s land or water
functions.

For more information or to apply, visit: scholarships.nrc.govt.nz

NZIDT Scholarship

NZIDT is offering 4 scholarships worth $5000 NZD each. These scholarships are to support those who are active in the Muslim community and are studying or intending to undertake studies in higher education in a field related to food assurance, at a Bachelor level or higher. Eligible fields include, but are not limited to: Science, Food, Technology, Chemical Engineering, Nutrition, Horticulture, Agriculture. Applications are now open, and close on 21 November 2022.

For more information or to apply, visit NZIDT Scholarship.

OneChoice Futures Grant

OneChoice Insurance offers a $5,000 grant to students enrolled in Business, Finance, Medicine, and Healthcare, aged 18 or over, who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents. For more information and to apply visit OneChoice Futures Grant.

Perpetual Guardian - Legacy of Elizabeth Mary Phillips

The Legacy provides scholarships to support students pursuing qualifications in the field of English at the University of Auckland. New Zealand residents enrolled in a Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts or higher qualifications will be considered. For more information and to apply visit Perpetual Guardian.

Applications are open from 12 to 30 April 2021.

Perpetual Guardian - Legacy of Stella Myrtle Cora Baron

The Legacy provides scholarships to support students pursuing Medicine at the University of Auckland. New Zealand residents enrolled in the School of Medicine will be considered. For more information and to apply visit Perpetual Guardian.

Applications are open from 12 to 30 April 2021.

Quota New Zealand Educational Scholarship

Quota New Zealand offers a Scholarship of up to $5,000 to assist a young woman who has proven academic potential, and has demonstrated financial need or other special circumstances, with the study expenses in their first year of full-time tertiary study. For more information and to apply visit Quota Scholarship.

RAPHS Medical and Nursing Undergraduate Scholarships

Two RAPHS Undergraduate Scholarships of $2,000 are offered to Rotorua residents in their first year of medical or nursing training. One scholarship is for a student enrolled in the first year of a Bachelor of Nursing and one scholarship is available to a student who has been accepted into the MBChB Part II. For more information and to apply visit RAPHS Scholarships.

Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia Scholarships in Pathology for Medical Schools

A AU$2,000 scholarship is offered annually for a project associated with pathology, jointly developed by a student and supervisor, for an MBChB student. For mre information and to apply visit RCPA External Awards.

Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture Awards

The Royal New Zealand Institute of Horticulture has several awards available to tertiary students studying horticulture. For more information and to apply visit RNZIH Awards.

Sasakawa Fellowship Fund for Japanese Language Education

The fund offers scholarships to students who are enrolling full-time for a first undergraduate degree in Japanese language, or Japanese language conjoint degree. For more information go to Sasakawa Undergraduate Scholarships.

STONZ Research Grants

Specialty Trainees of New Zealand (STONZ), a union for junior doctors, has dedicated 5% of union revenue to help support research. They have made this fund available to university students in any field in the form of a scholarship. Up to $5000 can be awarded to support research projects with relevance to the health workforce (health workforce wellbeing/fatigue, health economics, health informatics, safer working hours and sleep management etc) and $1000 grants available for other clinical research projects. Applications and more information available on the STONZ website at https://www.stonz.co.nz/research/.

TeachNZ Scholarships

TeachNZ Scholarships cover early learning, primary, secondary and immersion settings. The next round of applications opens on 17 January 2023 and close 14 February 2023. For more information and to apply visit TeachNZ Scholarships.

Toloa Tertiary Scholarships

The purpose of the scholarships is to encourage Pacific students to pursue studies in STEM subjects at tertiary level and increase the numbers of Pacific people employed in STEM careers. Up to $9,000 is available to cover tuition and compulsory fees. For more information and to apply go to Toloa Tertiary Scholarships.

West Coast DHB Studentship Programme

Studentships of up to $5,000 are offered to students enrolled at a New Zealand university who have resided on the West Coast for a minimum of one year. Studentships also include non-clinical professions including HR and IT. For more information and to apply visit West Coast DHD Studentships.

Zespri Horticultural Scholarships

Zespri offers a scholarship of up to $10,000 towards tuition fees for students enrolled in the second or subsequent year of a degree in science, management, marketing, nutrition or business, who are aspiring to a career in the horticultural industry. Applications close on 15 October. For more information and to apply vist Zespri Horticultural Scholarships.

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