Tongarewa Scholarships: Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria University of Wellington Scholarship

The Tongarewa Scholarships highlight the University’s dedication to the community of foreign students.

Each year, we give these scholarships to overseas students in 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.

Category: Bachelor, Master

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Amount/Value: $5,000 or $10,000

Application deadline: 30 November, 2022


Applicants must be:

• international students who are paying full international fees

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

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.


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.


  • A completed online application must be submitted by 4.30 pm on the closing date. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
  • Any required supporting documentation (including references) must also be received by 4.30 pm on the closing date in order for the application to be considered.
  • Applications will normally open one month prior to the closing date.
  • If no application link is provided below, check back again closer to the closing date.

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