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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Bed, Bath, & Beyond Award through The Kate Edger Educational Charitable Trust
How much is the scholarship worth?

An Award of $5000 to support full-time study by contributing towards the payment of fees over the course of three years. This Award will be paid in three instalments, $1000 for the first year, then $2000 per annum for the two subsequent years of study. Full regulations of the award can be found on the application form DOCX, 103.05 KB.

Who is eligible?

Candidates for the award must:

  • Be a woman
  • Be a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Enrolled full time in her first year of a three-year degree course at Manukau Institute of Technology.
How do I apply?

Each applicant for these awards must submit her application on the current prescribed application form DOCX, 103.05 KB, together with:

  • a certified copy or statutory declaration of her academic record (either from the last two years of secondary study or any previous tertiary study)
  • a certified copy of evidence of status as a New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident (not Driver Licence)
  • a certified statement on the prescribed form
  • Submit applications:
    • by email attachment to experience@manukau.ac.nz
    • Or by post to:
    • Administrator, Schools and Community
      Manukau Institute of Technology
      Gate 1, South Campus, Newbury Street, Otara
      Private Bag 94006
      Manukau 2241

When do you need to apply?

Application to be received by 5pm Friday, 18 October 2019.

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