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

Subject: NDZE Scholarship Application 2020

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.