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School Leaver Pathway Scholarships

The School Leaver Scholarships were established in 2019 to assist secondary or kura school leavers commencing study at Unitec to help cover education related costs and provide an opportunity to connect to various induction and mentoring opportunities.

Award value: $1,500.00 Number available: Varies
Provider: Unitec Institute of Technology
Contact: Scholarships Team:

Applications for Semester 2, 2020 are open now and close Monday3 August.

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
  • Exited secondary school or kura within the last year (2019)
  • Have submitted an application to Unitec to be admitted full-time into a Certificate, Diploma or Degree level programme (Level 3-8)
  • Must meet the entry criteria for the selected programme of study

Please read the School Leaver Pathway Scholarship Regulations for more details.

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Help and Support

Please contact our Scholarships Team for queries or assistance.

Scholarship applications for 2021

If you are interested in applying for the School Leaver Scholarship for study in 2021, please complete the online form below. 
Please note, applications for 2021 are not being assessed until they open.  We will notify you once applications open with any updated regulations or eligibility criteria.

2021 Application form