Scholarships and grants

Our Ask Me! Student Services Centre 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 (NZDE) (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 $14,000.

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
  • Be under the age of 25; and (ii) female;
  • Attend an interview as part of the selection process;
  • Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident; and
  • Complete the application form.
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 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 2 2019, applications close on Friday 5pm, 5 July 2019.

How do you apply?

Complete the attached application form.

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:

  • 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?

Complete the attached application form.

When do you need to apply?

Application to be received by 5pm Monday, 29 March 2019.

The My Campervan Hire Scholarship Award -  Tourism

Are you looking to study tourism in 2019 or are you currently studying towards a tourism qualification? My Campervan Hire is pleased to be supporting the next generation of travel professionals.

If you meet the criteria below you could be the recipient of one $1,000 scholarship to be used towards tuition costs.

What is the criteria?

To qualify for this scholarship your must:

  • Be 16 years or older and
  • Be studying any form of tourism (MIT qualification or NCEA) OR applying to study tourism in 2019
  • Submit a 2000 word essay demonstrating how technology, education, content (visual, audio, augmented etc.) and marketing will influence the travel industry.
How much is the scholarship worth?

$1,000 NZD.

When do I need to apply by?

July 1st 2019.

How do I apply?

Complete the online application form and submit your essay here.

For full terms and conditions refer to the application page.

TINZT Tourism Academic Scholarships

The Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust (TINZT) invites students to apply for the Tourism Academic Scholarship. This scholarship has been set up to help students complete their final year of tourism-related tertiary study and prepare you for a fantastic career in tourism.

The Trust is awarding up to two tourism scholarships – one to an applicant completing level 4-6 qualifications, and one to an applicant completing level 7 and above.

What is the criteria?

To qualify for this scholarship you must be:

  • Studying towards a tourism qualification at level 4 or above
  • A New Zealand Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Completing your final year of study in 2020
  • Complete the online application including a written submission (300 words) explaining your interest in the tourism industry.
How much is the scholarship worth?

$4,500 NZD each.

This includes a $2500 payment towards the final year of tuition fees, and attendance (including travel) to Tourism Summit Aotearoa and an industry connection day in Wellington.

When do I need to apply by?

July 26th 2019.

How do I apply?

Complete the online application form here.

For more information visit the TINZT site here.