New Start financial support
New Start students are not eligible for a student loan or allowance from Studylink. However, the University of Auckland offers other ways to finance your study.
New Start University Preparation Award
This award offers up to $750 financial assistance with fees.
- Opening date: Semester One, 21 February; Semester Two 18 June
- Closing date: Semester One, 4 April; Semester Two, 30 July
New Start Fee Assistance Scheme
This scheme has a limited number of places. In return for the assistance, you may be asked to help with administration during the semester period of the programme (not during Summer School).
Closing dates for Auckland applicants
- Semester One, 31 January
- Semester Two, 30 June
Closing date for Tai Tokerau Whangarei applicants
- Semester Two, 7 September
Students facing financial hardship are encouraged to apply for this scheme. When applying for New Start, complete the online scholarship application form.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Financing further study
Kate Edger New Start Award
Applications for this award close early November 2018. Apply online.
The University of Auckland offers scholarships and awards for all levels of study and for most disciplines. Ensure you meet closing dates. Check out the full range of scholarships and awards as early as possible.
Loans and allowances
If you intend to enrol at the University, you can apply to Studylink.