Other undergraduate funding options
Find out about other funding sources available to support you in your undergraduate study.
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The Australian Institute of Nuclear Science and Engineering holds two annual schools for undergraduate students.
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.
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 (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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The NZIF has several awards available to tertiary students studying forestry. For more information and to apply visit NZIF Awards.
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
For more information or to apply, visit: scholarships.nrc.govt.nz
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 cover early learning, primary, secondary and immersion settings. For more information and to apply visit TeachNZ 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.
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.