Tongarewa International Scholarship 2024 by Victoria University of Wellington

Are you an international student dreaming of advancing your education in New Zealand? The Tongarewa International Scholarship is a fantastic opportunity for ambitious students like you, aiming to study at Te Herenga Waka—Victoria University of Wellington. Whether you are starting your undergraduate journey or diving into postgraduate studies, this scholarship can significantly reduce your financial burden by covering part of your tuition fees.

Purpose and Benefits of Tongarewa International Scholarship

The Tongarewa International Scholarship offers $5,000 or $10,000 towards tuition fees , making higher education more accessible for international students. It also guarantees accommodation in a university hall of residence, ensuring a seamless transition to university life.

Additionally, recipients have the unique opportunity to serve as ambassadors for Victoria University of Wellington, enhancing their leadership skills and expanding their professional network.

Who Can Apply for New Zealand Schlarship ?

  • You must be an international student paying full international fees.
  • You can be entering your first undergraduate year or starting a postgraduate program.
  • If you completed secondary education or a foundation program in New Zealand, or are a part of certain partnership programs, you might not be eligible.

How to Apply

1# Prepare your Documents: Start your application process by gathering documents. For this you’ll need:

  • Personal statement of up to 500 words
  • Academic transcripts
  • Offer of place from the university (conditional or unconditional)

2# Online Application: After this apply on the official webpage ( by 4.30 pm on the closing date.

3# Application Deadline:  August 1, 2024 for Trimester 3.

Selection Process

A panel of university staff specializing in international admissions will review applications. Selection is fiercely competitive and based primarily on academic excellence and leadership potential.

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