Scholarships and grants

MIT produces a booklet on the various grants and scholarships offered by community organisations, government departments and businesses.

We also have a number of scholarships available through MIT. These include:

New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (NZDE) Scholarships

Are you interested in studying the New Zealand Diploma in Engineering (Level 6)?

If you meet the following criteria, you could be awarded one of 10 NZDE scholarships being awarded. Each scholarship is designed to cover two years' full tuition fees for the NZDE up to the value of $7,000 per year ($14,000 total).

What is the criteria?

To qualify for the scholarship you must*:

  • Meet NZDE entry requirements;
  • Be under the age of 25; and
    • (i) of Māori or Pasifika descent OR
    • (ii) female
  • Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a NZDE programme at MIT
  • Applicants must provide a confirmation of the programme that has been applied for.
How much is the scholarship worth?

Each scholarship is designed to cover two years' full tuition fees for the NZDE, up to the value of $14,000 (maximum $7,000 per year) and you will have the choice to study the NZDE in either Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering.

If you are eligible for Governments Fees Free, you can apply for the scholarship to cover year two of your study in the programme.

When do you need to apply?

For Semester 1 2020, applications close by 5pm Friday 31 January 2020.

How do you apply?

Complete the below application form and submit to one of the following addresses:

Postal address:
FREEPOST 73362,
Manukau Institute of Technology,
C/o Information Centre - NZDE Scholarship,
Private Bag 94006,
Manukau, Auckland 2241

Email:
technology_administration@manukau.ac.nz
Subject: NDZE Scholarship Application 2020

In-person
Manukau Institute of Technology,
Ask Me! Student Services Centre,
JKL Building,
Gate 1, Newbury Street,
Otara, Auckland 2023

When will a decision be made?

The School of Professional Engineering will review and assess all enrolments and applications by Friday 7 February 2020. Short listed applicants will be required to attend an interview with the School between the dates of Monday 10 February - Wednesday 12 February 2020.

All applicants will be notified in writing of the outcome of their application after Friday 14 February 2020.

Rūnanga Scholarship

How much is the scholarship worth?

Each scholarship is designed to cover a full year of tuition fees for an under graduate degree or diploma, up to the value of $5,000.

Who is eligible?

Candidates for the scholarship must:

  • Be of New Zealand Māori descent
  • Be enrolled full-time in a diploma or degree programme at MIT
  • Provide a confirmation of the programme that has been applied for
  • Be in their last year of study if enrolled in a diploma programme
  • Be in their 2nd, 3rd of final year of study if enrolled in a degree programme
How do I apply?

You can apply online or download the application form to submit in-person, by post or in email.

When do you need to apply?

Applications to be received by 5pm Friday,  29 November 2019.

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A+ Trust ADHB Workforce Development Scholarship Programme 2019-2025

A+ Trust in partnership with Auckland DHB are pleased to provide undergraduate scholarships to nursing students in their region from 2019-2025. These scholarships are designed to grow our Māori nursing workforce at Auckland DHB to ensure that we are meeting our obligations to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and enable equitable workforce participation for Māori.

This endeavor recognizes that Māori caring for Māori is crucial to culturally responsive and competent care as well as helping eliminate health inequities experienced by our indigenous Māori population. Provision of scholarships to Māori is aimed at eliminating financial barriers to tertiary education and enabling potential in our communities.

How much is the scholarship worth?

Successful candidates will receive scholarship funding paid directly to them twice yearly or yearly, dependent on which year of study you are in. Scholarships are between $2,000-3,000 per annum dependent on financial need and progress on a bachelor’s degree.

Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship?

Scholarships will only be available to students enrolled in the following tertiary education institutions: Massey University Albany, Auckland University of Technology, UNITEC, University of Auckland and Manukau Institute of Technology.

  • You will need to be a New Zealand Citizen or New Zealand permanent resident to be eligible for any of the scholarships.
  • You will not be able to hold a scholarship within this programme and at the same time hold another scholarship from another DHB. Scholarships you may hold from other non DHB organizations however, are okay, eg your tertiary institution, MOH or Iwi etc.
  • You will be of New Zealand Māori ethnicity and can describe your whakapapa

Exclusions
  • Those wishing to study at the postgraduate level are not eligible for these scholarships.
  • Students who are not Māori descent.

How do I apply?

Applicants will need to complete the designated application form thoroughly and legibly and provide any supportive documentation as required. The form is to be used for undergraduate registered nursing scholarships only.

When do you need to apply?

Applications close 5pm, Thursday 28 November 2019.

FIND OUT MORE

For information about the eligibility and selection criteria, please read the Information flyer

Please find the A+ Trust Auckland DHB Workforce Development Scholarship Programme 2019-2025 Application form below.

For further information on this scholarship, please contact:
Linda M Chalmers
Associate Nurse Director
Auckland DHB
LChalmers@adhb.govt.nz

Bear Park Early Childhood Education (ECE) Scholarship

Bear Park is an early childhood education centre inspired by the Reggio Emilia philosophy. Established in 1986 and now with multiple sites across Auckland and Dunedin. We are dedicated to providing the best innovative education and care for young children and are committed to ongoing professional development for all Early Childhood Educators.

This Scholarship was established in 2020 to assist ECE students in their final year of study and to establish an employment relationship with Bear Park following graduation.

How much is the scholarship worth?

The Scholarship is to the value of 50% of the recipient’s tuition fees in their final year, up to a maximum of $3000.

Who is eligible to apply for this scholarship?

Applicants must be entering their final year of study as a full-time student in either a Bachelor’s Degree or a Graduate Diploma in Early Childhood Education.

How do I apply?

The information you provide in this Application Form will be used to help us assess your suitability. You should ensure that all requested information is provided in full and is entirely accurate.

When do you need to apply?

Applications close Friday 10 January 2020.

FIND OUT MORE

For information about the eligibility and selection criteria, please read the Scholarship Guidelines

Please find the Bear Park Early Childhood Education (ECE) Scholarship Application form below.

For any questions regarding this scholarship or information about Bear Park, please contact the People & Culture Manager on 09 520 4060 or email recruitment@bearpark.co.nz.