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2024 Scholarships for School Leavers

Unitec has three (see the individual scholarships pages below) dedicated scholarships for School Leavers commencing full-time study at Unitec. The scholarships help cover education-related costs and provide opportunities to connect to various induction and mentoring opportunities.

Award value: $1500 - $3000 Number available: Approximately 25
Provider: Unitec
Contact: For general queries about scholarships - email our scholarships team
For help completing a scholarship application - book an appointment with our careers team

Links to individual scholarships information pages

Please go to the respective pages below for scholarship details and information on how to apply. You may apply for any of the three scholarships you are eligible to be considered for. Each scholarship has different regulations. Please take the time to read through the regulations to find out if you are eligible to be considered for more than one of the scholarship programmes.

1. Unitec School Leavers Scholarship.

This scholarships assists secondary or kura school leavers commencing study at Unitec.

2. Unitec Vocational Pathway Scholarship

This scholarships assists school leavers who have completed at least one vocational pathway programme at Unitec and then choose to commence study at Unitec in a certificate, diploma or degree level programme. 

3. Unitec Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo Scholarship.

This scholarships supports and engages Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo graduates into tertiary studies at Unitec. It also helps with connecting recipients with Unitec’s Māori community.