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Unitec Excellence Scholarships

This scholarship is for high achieving learners in undergraduate degrees at Unitec, who are motivated to make a positive difference in society.  

Award value: $1,500 Number available: Varies
Provider: Unitec
Contact: Email our Scholarships Team if you would like more information: or book an appointment with our Scholarship advisor.

2022 Applications are Closed

Open 31st January 2022 | Closes 28th March 2022


Unitec recognises that financial support is an important consideration for our ākonga in managing their study goals. The scholarship provides both financial support and mentoring opportunities. Learners who can demonstrate academic excellence and a commitment to applying the essence of Ako – where everyone teaches and everyone learns - are encouraged to apply.


To apply, you must:

  • be a domestic student, i.e., a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident;
  • have completed and passed a minimum of 60 credits within your current undergraduate degree (level 7 programme) at Unitec;
  • be continuing in your current programme of study as a full or part-time student;
  • have at least one semester of study left to complete your current degree; and 
  • have a GPA of 6.0 or above in your most recent semester of study.

Please read the Unitec Excellence Scholarship Regulations for more information.

Selection bases

School may have preferences that they consider when reviewing scholarship applications. These preferences are used in combination with individuals' responses to scholarship application questions and Unitec priority group goals.

School Preferences List 2022

School Preference
Applied Business To be advised
Architecture To be advised
Bridging Education/Community Studies To be advised
Building Construction To be advised
Computer Science & Engineering To be advised
Creative Industries To be advised
Environmental & Animal Sciences BVN and BASCI to support Year 1 students going in to Year 2

Healthcare & Social Practice

To be advised
Trades & Services To be advised