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Scholarships at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Funded Scholarships at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Partially Funded
Country: New Zealand
City: Wellington
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The Victoria University of Wellington offers Wellington International Excellence Scholarships to international students who wish to pursue higher education in New Zealand. The purpose of the Wellington International Excellence Scholarship is to recruit high-achieving undergraduate international students currently studying in New Zealand to Victoria University of Wellington and to support them in their studies. The majority of these scholarships will be awarded at $20,000 over three years of study.


Candidates must have the following qualifications in order to be eligible for the Wellington International Excellence Scholarships at Victoria University of Wellington

  • Applicants must be international full-fee paying students.
  • Similarly, applicants must be enrolling in the first year of their first undergraduate degree.
  • Applicants must have completed at least one full year (ie. their Year 12 year) at a New Zealand secondary school.
  • Furthermore, applicants must have NCEA Level 2 (or 3 if taken in Year 12) endorsed with Excellence or equivalent in another qualification.


Scholarships cover $10,000 for the first year of study and a further $5,000 for the second and third years of study. However, students must maintain a Grade Point Average of 7 (an A- average) in order to retain scholarships.  Students must also study full-time (at least 120 points a year) in order to continue to hold the Wellington International Excellence Scholarship. The Scholarship works as a fee waiver.

Application process

Candidates must submit an online application by 4:30 pm on the application closing date. In addition to an application, candidates must submit all the necessary documents (including references) by 4:30 pm. Click here for more. Applications close on 2nd September of the respective calendar year.

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Victoria University of Wellington is a university in Wellington, New Zealand. The university is well famous for its programs in law, the humanities, and some scientific disciplines, and offers a broad range of other courses. Entry to all courses in the first year is open; and entry to the second year in some programs (e.g. law, criminology, creative writing, architecture, engineering) is forbidden. Victoria sits on the 221st in the World’s Top 500 universities by the QS World University Rankings (2018).


Type of Opportunity Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline02 September,2020
CountryNew Zealand
Open toInternational students
OrganizerVictoria University of New Zealand
Contact the organizer[email protected]



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