Rotorua | New Zealand

QRC Scholarship 2022

Kick start your positive future with a QRC scholarship worth $13,312!Imagine, Fees Free for your first year and scholarship to cover your second year of tuition fees.


QRC awards two National Scholarships 
✔ Hospitality Management Student
✔ Adventure Tourism Management student

We are looking for the next tourism superstar and encourage applications from students with a genuine commitment and enthusiasm for the Tourism Industry who can’t wait to study for a QRC Management Diploma at our Queenstown campus.


⚡Think outside the box and tell us why your future lies in the Tourism & Hospitality Industry. You can find out more here your 2022 diploma and scholarship application by Friday 17th September 2021.A day in the life of a QRC student

AUT Scholarships

AUT offers scholarships in the following categories:

  1. Academic Excellence: High academic achievement. NCEA 300 rank score.
  2. Significant Student: Contribution at a high level to the school or community. Applicants under this category must hold leadership positions and/or be active in cultural pursuits or sport at a representative level. NCEA 250 rank score.
  3. Kiwa: Māori and Pacific students demonstrating all-round ability and leadership potential. Applicants applying under this category must declare that they are of Māori or Pacific descent and also declare this ethnicity when applying for admission to AUT. NCEA 250 rank score.
  4. New Horizons: Students from a Decile 1 – 4 Auckland Region School. NCEA 250 rank score.

A large range of 3rd party scholarships are available in the scholarships database. These have a diverse range of criteria.

  • ApplicationsStudent online application – AUT – applications are already open. Students can already get a provisional (conditional) offer which will reserve a place for them in the programme.
  • ScholarshipsSecondary Schools Scholarships – AUT– Applications for scholarships are now open and close on the 1st of September. The scholarships this year have changed slightly from last year.
    • The value has increased now to $14,000 ($8,000 in the first year, then $4,000 in the second, and $2,000 in the third year) (previously the scholarships were only worth $6500).
    • What was previously called the New Horizons scholarship is now called Hiki Ake Lift Up. Previously this scholarship was only for students from a decile 1 – 4 school. Now it’s for any student who is experiencing financial hardship or has been disadvantaged due to personal circumstances.
    • For students living outside of Auckland, there is also a new scholarship ‘Welcome to Auckland’. The value of this scholarship is $17,000 ($11,000 towards accommodation in the first year, $4,000 towards fees in the second year, and $2,000 towards fees in the third year). This scholarship, like the others is based on academic results and leadership/ extracurricular activities.
  • Art and Design PortfolioArt-Design-Portfolio-Guidelines-Digital-2020-Update-v1.pdf ( 24th September.
  • Architecture PortfolioPortfolio guidelines: applying to study architecture – AUT. 18th November.

Applications open on the 1st of July and close on the 1st of September.

The Keystone Trust Study Awards are the premium industry scholarships offered to students taking up studies for a career in the property and construction sector.

Study Awards are available to school leavers who meet our eligibility criteria and will be entering their first year of tertiary study in 2022.

There are up to 10 Study Awards available for 2022.…/keystone-study-awards/

University of Waikato

The regulations and the application form can be found through the link below. It is important that all potential applicants read through, and understand, the regulations of the scholarship prior to commencing the application process.


Victoria University of Wellington

School-leaver scholarships are now open

Applications for the Te Herenga Waka─Victoria University of Wellington school-leaver scholarships are now open. There are three scholarships available:

Tangiwai Scholarship, which celebrates excellence, both academic and outside the classroom. Worth $5,000.

Totoweka Scholarship, focused on equity and support, for students who are Māori or Pasifika, come from socio-economically disadvantaged or refugee backgrounds, or have a disability. Worth $5,000.

Kahotea Scholarship for outstanding achievement, worth $30,000 over three years.

International students studying at New Zealand high schools can apply for the Wellington International Excellence ScholarshipThe New Zealand International School-Leaver Grant is also available.

Applications close at 4.30 pm, Wednesday 1 September. Full details of the scholarship regulations are available on our website.

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Otago University

The University of Otago, Māori Health Workforce Development Unit is pleased to inform you that applications for the Tū Kahika pathways scholarship are open.

The University of Otago’s Tū Kahika Scholarship is a two-semester (February to October) Health Sciences programme run within University of Otago, Pathways Health Sciences Course. Tū Kahika is a one year preparation course that prepares Māori students academically for their first year of tertiary study and a future career in Māori health.

Tū Kahika students receive guaranteed accommodation in a Residential College, and financial assistance towards tuition fees and accommodation costs.

The main requirement is that students have a aspiration in a career in health. Studying science subjects at level 2 and 3, and their involvement or interest in te Ao Māori will strengthen their application however we strongly encourage all students with aspirations in health.

For further information please refer to the attached document or the link below. Applications close 15th of August, 2021.

Auckland University


School-leaver and first-year scholarships

Applications for the University of Auckland school-leaver and first-year scholarships are now open. For further details of these scholarships please visit our website for further information. Applications for the school-leaver and first-year scholarships, including the Vaka and Waka Moana Scholarships, will be closing on 25 August 2021.

University of Auckland Summer Start Scholarship

Applications for the University of Auckland Summer Start Scholarship are now open. This scholarship offers accommodation to students from outside the Auckland area or with significant travel times within the Auckland area, who have left secondary school or kura in the previous two years and who are attending Summer School before starting their degree in Semester One 2022.

Applications will close on 18 October 2021. For further information and to view the regulations for this scholarship please visit University of Auckland Summer Start Scholarship. 

The following Auckland University scholarships are open for applications:

▪️University of Auckland Top Achiever Scholarship
▪️University of Auckland Māori Academic Excellence Scholarship
▪️University of Auckland Pacific Academic Excellence Scholarship
▪️University of Auckland Academic Potential Scholarship

To apply, visit:

Canterbury University

Scholarships for NZ high school students now open

UC offers a range of scholarships for high school students intending to enrol in undergraduate study. Applications close on 15 August 2021. See scholarship info, including a webinar with tips for applicants:

Accommodation applications

Year 13 students can now apply for their selected Halls of Residence if they are planning to study at UC in 2022.

Applications are due by noon on 22 September, with Common Confidential Reference Forms (CCRFs) due by 15 September. The 2022 Accommodation Guide is on our website along with a range of new videos giving insights into the various halls – these are useful if students are unable to visit before selecting their three preferences by 22 September:

Takere is now an Accommodation Scholarship for Māori and Pacific students

Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha | University of Canterbury welcomed 37 Māori and Pacific ākonga (students) onto the Takere pilot programme in January. These amazing ākonga transitioned well into tertiary study and spent their first semester successfully navigating university life. Their experiences and feedback have led to adaptations for 2022. Key changes include an increased stipend of $1,200 (paid as a $400 fortnightly allowance for six weeks), needs-based subsidised accommodation at a UC student hall throughout first year and an extension of the programme to six weeks. Applications for the Takere Scholarship can be made from the Scholarship website.

Lincoln University

Massey University