Applications for the Tongarewa Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand for the academic year 2022–2023 are welcome from international students. The scholarship covers all postgraduate and first-year international students as well as master’s research and coursework students.
About Tongarewa Scholarship
The Tongarewa Scholarships honor the University’s dedication to the community of international students. Each year, we give these scholarships to international students across a variety of fields. This partial fee-based grant will help cover one year’s worth of tuition. Applicants may be beginning their first year of an undergraduate degree at Victoria University of Wellington or beginning a postgraduate degree program.
Academic performance is the basis for competitive scholarship awards. They will be credited to tuition fees and apply to enrolling in classes the following year. Candidates that are shortlisted may be asked to submit more documentation to back up their applications. If an application for housing is submitted to University Accommodation Wellington before their deadline, recipients of these scholarships will be guaranteed an offer of a spot in one of our Halls of Residence.
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Scholarship Sponsor(s): Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Scholarship Type: Tuition Award
Host Institution(s): Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Scholarship Worth: Up to $10,000
Number of Awards: Up to 19
Study Level: Postgraduate
Nationality: International Students
Eligibility | Tongarewa Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington
- Must be an international students who are paying full international fees
- Must be entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree.
- Must not be a Study Abroad or Twinning student from one of our overseas partner universities
- Must not be in your second year of study in the same degree programme at Victoria University of Wellington.
Value: $5,000 or $10,000
The following documentation must be provided as part of your online scholarship application:
- a personal statement of up to 500 words outlining why you wish to study at Victoria University of Wellington, your academic goals and why you merit the scholarship. You should also include any leadership positions and details of your involvement in your school or community
- full transcripts and other documentation relevant to the qualification type
- an offer of place from Victoria University of Wellington (conditional or unconditional).
How to Apply
By the application deadline, interested candidates must submit an online application for the Tongarewa Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington. Applications that are submitted after that time or that are not complete will not be considered.