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Okareka Charitable Trust Scholarship

The purpose of the Scholarship is to provide tuition fee support to a recent school leaver who is motivated to pursue a career in their chosen industry and make a positive difference in society.

Award value: Varies Number available: Varies
Provider: Okareka Charitable Trust
Contact: For general queries about scholarships - email our scholarships team
For help completing a scholarship application - book an appointment with our careers team

Current and future students who completed high school in the past 24 months are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. The Okareka Charitable Trust especially welcomes applications from students in Building & Construction, Computing & Information Technology, Engineering and Health programmes. 

Key dates 

Open 13th October 2022 | Closed 31st October 2022

Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible, you must: 

  • be a domestic student, i.e. a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident
  • have exited secondary school or kura within the 24 months prior to starting your study at Unitec
  • be starting or already enrolled in a programme from Level 3 to 8 (certificate, diploma, undergraduate degree, postgraduate certificate or diploma) that takes at least one semester of full-time study to complete.


The value of the scholarship varies dependent on the cost and length of programme for which the scholarship is awarded.

Please read the Okareka Charitable Trust Scholarship Regulations for more information on requirements.