Scholarships and grants

Our Information and Application Centre produces a booklet on the various grants and scholarships offered by community organisations, government departments and businesses.

Some of our scholarships include:

Digital Technologies Scholarships

Datacom and Manukau Institute of Technology are backing two new scholarships for students studying towards a Bachelor of Digital Technologies degree.  The two scholarships aim to encourage increased diversity in the tech sector with one available to a female student and the other to an applicant of Pacific or Māori descent.

Find out more

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.

When do you need to apply?

For Semester 1 2018, applications close on Friday, 2 February 2018.

How do you apply?

Complete the attached application form.

Women in Trades Training Scholarship

Are you interested in studying a level 3 trade qualification in 2018?

If you meet the following criteria, you could be awarded one of 3 Women in Trades Training scholarships being awarded. Find out more.

What is the criteria?

To qualify for the scholarship you must*:

  • Female
  • New Zealand Citizens or Permanent Residents
  • Enrolled in full time study in 2018, in a Level 3 trade qualification at Manukau Institute of Technology, Faculty of Engineering and Trades.
  • Are not eligible for Youth Guarantee funding or Maori Pasifika Trades Training scholarships and
  • Complete the application form.

*See the Terms and Conditions.

When do you need to apply?

For Semester 1 2018, applications close on Friday, 1 December 2017.

Complete the attached application form.

Got a question?

Contact Sophie Czurajewski-Sweeney, Industry & Community Engagement Manager 
Email: Sophie.czurajewski-sweeney@manukau.ac.nz
Phone: 022 1556 735

Maori Pasifika Trades Training Scholarships

Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) is an initiative to encourage young Māori and Pasifika people to gain trade qualifications, New Zealand apprenticeships and employment.

This Scholarship entitles you to free tuition fees for the 2017 academic year, 'Navigator' support to guide you into a job in the trades, and a work readiness programme to prepare you for work successfully.

Do you qualify?

You will be eligible for an MPTT MIT Scholarship if:

  • You are of NZ Māori or Pasifika descent and aged between 16-40 years old; and
  • You are a New Zealand Permanent Resident or New Zealand Citizen; and
  • You are enrolled into an approved MPTT programme at MIT.

Find out more.