Tongarewa Scholarship 2022 for International Students at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

Research Scholarship
  • New Zealand, New Zealand View on Map
  • Apply Before : September 1, 2022
Email Opportunity
  • Share:

Opportunity Details

  • Degree BachelorMasterPH.DResearch
  • Language Requirement TOEFLIELTSNot Required
  • No. of Opportunity 10
  • Fields of study Different
  • Opportunity Type : Partially Funded
  • Duration One Year
  • Gender MaleFemale
  • Language of Instruction English
  • Opportunity ID 146798
  • Application Fee Required No
Sponsored Links
Sponsored Links

Opportunity Description

About the scholarship

Victoria University of Wellington awards a range of its scholarships called the “Tongarewa Scholarship” to exceptional international students each year to exhibit its commitment to its international student community. The scholarships are partial fee-based and cover students’ tuition fees while entering an undergraduate or postgraduate course for the first year.

Details of scholarship

Application deadlines:

  • 1 June 2022 (For Trimester 2)
  • 1 September 2022 (For Trimester 3)
  • 30 November 2022 (For Trimester 1)

Note: Applications should be submitted by 4:30 pm on each of the deadlines above.

Country: New Zealand

Duration of study: 1 year

Number of scholarships:

  • Up to 10 for undergraduate & postgrad worth 10,000 NZD
  • Up to 9 for postgrad worth 5,000 NZD

Study levels: undergraduate, masters by research/coursework, and postgraduate


The scholarship value is 5000-10,000 NZ$ toward tuition fees.

In addition, scholarship awardees will be guaranteed an offer of a place in one of the university’s Halls of Residence and accommodation if they submit an accommodation application by the effective deadline.


  • International students who have the full fee-paying status are eligible to apply (fees covered by the scholarship)
  • Be entering a degree for the first time at the university.

Applicants are ineligible if they:

  • Completed their secondary education at a New Zealand school
  • Undertook the English Proficiency Programme or Foundation Studies Programme
  • Are a Study Abroad or Twinning student from one of its overseas partner universities
  • Are in your second year of study in the same course at Victoria University of Wellington

Selection process

Scholarships are awarded in view of the applicant’s; academic merit and potential. Applicants chosen may be asked to provide further documents in support of their application.

Also, apply to other NEW ZEALAND Scholarship:

How to apply?

Application is online and applicants may submit a completed online application along with applicable supporting documents.

The application normally opens one month before the closing date as per each intake.

Apply now

Application documentation

  • A personal statement (500 words or less) detailing why you wish to study at Victoria University of Wellington, your academic goals and why you are suitable for the Scholarship. In addition, you should include any leadership positions and information about your involvement in your school or community.
  • Full academic transcripts and other relevant educational qualification documents.
  • An offer of letter from Victoria University of Wellington (conditional or unconditional).

For more details, visit the official website of the university and stay tuned for the upcoming application opening.

Or, contact the Scholarships and Ph.D. Admissions Office via:
[email protected]
[email protected]
[email protected]
Phone 0800 04 04 04

For more recent opportunities, please check our new website:

Sponsored Links

Other opportunities you may like