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2024 Tongarewa Scholarship
The 2024 Tongarewa Scholarship celebrate the University’s commitment to our international student community. They award a range of these scholarships to international students each year. This is a partial fee-based scholarship that will go towards tuition fees for one year of study. Applicants can be either entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree programme at Victoria University of Wellington.
Imagine yourself traversing the verdant hills and rugged coastlines of New Zealand, immersing yourself in a dynamic learning environment rich in Maori traditions and cutting-edge research. With up to 20 scholarships ranging from NZ$5,000 to NZ$10,000, the Tongarewa Scholarship alleviates financial burdens, allowing you to fully embrace your academic journey and explore the wonders of your host country. But the benefits extend far beyond financial support. As a Tongarewa scholar, you become part of a prestigious group of high-achievers, recognized for your academic excellence and potential. This distinction bolsters your CV, opening doors to future opportunities and fostering valuable connections within the university community.
Moreover, you gain priority access to the university’s residential halls, ensuring a smooth transition and a supportive living environment right at the heart of the campus. The Tongarewa Scholarship isn’t just an award; it’s an invitation to join a vibrant family, to become an ambassador for academic excellence and cultural exchange.
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. Recipients of these scholarships are guaranteed an offer of a place in one of our Halls of Residence, provided an accommodation application is received by University Accommodation Wellington by their deadline.
Deadline for Trimester 2, 2024 is 1 June 2024.
Deadline for Trimester 3, 2024 is 1 September 2024.