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  • Writer's pictureOmran Aburayya

Tongarewa International Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington (up to $10,000)

Applications are open until August for students willing to apply for the Tongarewa International Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington.

Tongarewa International Scholarship is a partial fee-based scholarship that will go towards tuition fees for one year of study for international students. Applicants can be either entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree programme at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington.

Here are the details you need to know about this scholarship.

 

Tongarewa International Scholarship Summary


Scholarship level: Master’s Research; Master's by coursework; All postgraduate; First year students; School leaver

Closing date(s): Trimester 3: 1 August, 2024

Tenure: One year

Award for: International students

Number offered: Varies

Value: $5,000 or $10,000

 

Specific Details about the scholarship

Scholarships are awarded competitively on the basis of academic excellence. They apply to study in the year following application and will be credited to tuition fees. Shortlisted candidates may be requested to provide additional information to support their application.

These scholarships are for partial fees. These scholarships will be credited to tuition fees after the final withdrawal date for the courses of the trimester the recipient(s) have been awarded for (roughly two weeks in to the trimester).

 

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must be:


  • international students who are paying full international fees

  • entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree.


Ineligibility criteria:

You are not eligible for this scholarship if you:


  • completed your secondary education at a New Zealand school

  • completed the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) or Foundation Studies Programme

  • are a Study Abroad or Twinning student from one of our overseas partner universities

  • are in your second year of study in the same degree programme at Victoria University of Wellington.

 

Application Process

Interested eligible candidates are invited to apply online through The online application portal.


➢ As part of your scholarship application, you'll be asked to provide the following documents:


  1. a personal statement of up to 500 words outlining why you wish to study at Te Herenga Waka—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

  2. full transcripts and other documentation relevant to the qualification type

  3. an offer of place from Victoria University of Wellington (conditional or unconditional).


Application Deadline: 4.30PM 1 August 2024

 

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