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Bachelor of Social Practice Scholarship

The Bachelor of Social Practice Scholarship was established in 2019 to encourage students to pursue a Bachelor of Social Practice at Unitec. Priority is given to newly enrolled students on the programme.

Award value: $2,000 ($1,000 per semester) Number available: 1
Provider: Unitec Institute of Technology
Contact: Scholarships Team:

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  • New Zealand citizen or holder of a New Zealand Permanent Resident visa.
  • Must meet the entry criteria for the Bachelor of Social Practice.
  • Have submitted an application to Unitec to be admitted full-time into a Bachelor of Social Practice.

Please read the Bachelor of Social Practice Scholarship​ Regulations for full details.

Recipient Selection Criteria

  • Motivation and commitment to succeed in their chosen course, as demonstrated in the Scholarship application.
  • Demonstrated Commitment to their local community or Unitec communities, as demonstrated in the scholarship application.
  • Priority may also be given to:
    • Pacific
    • Maori
    • Students under the age 25
    • First in Family to pursue Higher Educational
    • Single Parents

Application Details

Before starting an application, you should have the following ready as you cannot save or edit your application once you have started it:

  • Short Answers (100-150 words per each question) to the following questions:
  • Why have you chosen to study at Unitec?  What motivates you to do well in your studies?
  • What are your future goals and how do you plan to get there?
  • Give an example of how you have been involved and benefited your whanau, hapu and/or Iwi.
  • What ways do you plan to get involved in your local and Unitec Community?
  • How will this Scholarship help support you in your studies?


Applications for 2020 are now closed