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Scholarships and Awards

At Unitec we want to manaaki student success wherever we can and scholarships is one of the ways we do that. We have scholarships that recognise the achievements and the challenges of dedicating yourself to learning, whether that's in a vocational trade, at undergraduate level, or at Masters degree level and beyond.

Check out the scholarships listed below. The filters under Award Types, Characteristics and Status will help refine your search. If you have questions, please email our Scholarships team or book in with a Scholarships Advisor.

Unitec New Student Scholarships TBD
Unitec Excellence Scholarships TBD
Unitec Progression Scholarship TBD
2022 Scholarships - Expression of Interest form for all applicants $500 - $3,000
ADHB Health Workforce Scholarship Between $2,000 and $3,000 per annum
Āheinga Equity Scholarship Maximum of $1,000
Anna Smith Nursing Scholarship for Pacific Students $1,500
Architecture Study Scholarships $1,000
Bachelor of Applied Technology Scholarship $1,000
Bachelor of Business Academic Excellence Study Scholarships $1,000
Bachelor of Business Advancing Scholarships $1,000
Bachelor of Computing Systems Scholarship $1,000
Bachelor of Nursing Māori Scholarships $1,000
Bachelor of Social Practice Academic Excellence Scholarships $1,500
Bachelor of Social Practice Academic Excellence Scholarships for Maori and Pacific Students $1,500
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) Excellence Scholarships $1,000
Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) Study Scholarship for Male Students $1,500
Bear Park Early Childhood Education Scholarship Value of 50% of the recipient’s tuition fees in their final year, up to a max. of $3000.00
Bold Innovators Scholarship More than $5,000
Bridging Education Success Scholarship $500
Creative Industries Bachelor’s Degree Progression Scholarships $750
Creative Industries Study Scholarships $750
Diverse Gender Scholarship Varies depending on funding
Fred Tschopp Landscape Architecture Scholarship $3,000
Head Start Tertiary Scholarships for International Students $1,000
Interior Design (Commercial) Study Award Scholarships $750
International Academic Excellence Scholarships $1,000
International Student Scholarships $500 - $2,500
International Study Support Scholarship $500 - $2,500
Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust - NZ Contemporary Art Award $5,000
Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust Macandrew Award in Performing Arts $5000 to assist with payment of fees
Kate Edger Foundation Award $2,000
Kate Edger Master's Degree Awards $8,000
Kate Edger Postgraduate Diploma Awards $8,000
Kate Edger Practicum Awards $7,500
Keystone Key Partner Scholarships $5,000 per annum ($2,500 per semester)
Māori & Pasifika Trades Training Scholarships Full tuition fees
Master of Applied Practice (Social Practice) Scholarship $4,000
Master of Architecture (Professional) Scholarships Up to $15,000.00
Master of Architecture Scholarship $2,000
Master of Computing Scholarship $2,000
Master of Creative Practice Scholarship $3,300
Master of Landscape Architecture Scholarship $4,000
Master Scholarships for Māori Students $5,000.00
Master Scholarships for Pacific Students $5,000
Maynard Marks - Property and Building Consultancy Excellence Scholarship up to $5,000 to assist with education related costs
New Horizons - Scholarships for Women $1,000 - 4,000
New Zealand Diploma in Sport, Recreation and Exercise Study Award Scholarships $1,500
Ngā Pou Karahipi Varies
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Scholarships $2,500
NZ Chinese Building Industry Association (NZCBIA) Excellence Scholarship $5,000
NZ English Language Academic Excellence Scholarships Up to $500
OneChoice Futures Grant $5,000
Postgraduate - Industry Scholarship $4,000.00
Prime Minister's Scholarships for Asia (PMSA) Varies
Prime Minister's Scholarships for Latin America (PMSLA) Varies
Refugee English Fund Grants Up to $3,043 towards course fees
Scholarships for School Leavers $1500 - $3000
Sir Robert Jones Refugee Daughters Scholarship Full tuition fees and hostel accommodation if studying away from home
Te Pou Angitū $1,000
Te Pou Aroha $1,000
Te Pou Aupiki $1,000
The Māori Education Trust Scholarships Varies
Trades - Supporting New Endeavour Scholarship $500
Tressa Thomas Retraining Award $2,000
Unitec Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo Scholarship $3,000.00
Unitec Pacific Academic Progression Scholarships Max $2,000
Unitec Pacific Academic Support Scholarships Max $1,000
Unitec Pacific Success Scholarships $3,000
Unitec School Leaver Scholarships $1,500.00
Unitec Study Grants Up to $500
Unitec Vocational Pathway Scholarship $1,500.00
Waitemata DHB Scholarships Varies
Whai Ake Māori Mentoring Scholarship - Tuakana $1,000
Whai Ake Māori Scholarships - Teina $2,000
Youth Guarantee Mentor Scholarships $1,000