Up to $5,000 study grant^

We'll support you into full-time study in 2022

Having a qualification is an investment in your future and we want to help you get there.

If you are a new international student looking to start a 3-year degree in business or digital technologies at MIT, or if you are looking to develop your career with a postgraduate or master's programme in digital technologies, we’ll give you a little extra support with a study grant of up to $5,000.

What you need to know

What is the value of the international study grant?
  • Bachelor’s programmes (business and digital technologies): $5,000
  • Master's programme (digital technologies): $5,000
  • Postgraduate diploma programme (digital technologies): $2,500
When do I need to be accepted into my programme by?

You need to be accepted and enrolled into your programme by:

  • Semester 1: Monday 21 February 2022, or
  • Semester 2: Monday 25 July 2022.
Who is eligible?

To be eligible you must:

  • Be a new international student at MIT enrolling into full-time study in 2022 for a bachelor's degree in business; or a bachelor's degree, postgraduate diploma or masters' programme in digital technologies.
  • A transferring student (from a lower level programme), enrolling into a postgraduate diploma and masters' programme in digital technologies.
  • Have applied and met the entry requirements for your chosen programme of study.
Who is not eligible?

You are NOT eligible if:

  • You are a student in recipient of another grant, scholarship, award or other concession from MIT.
  • MIT’s assessment of your application for the grant involves an assessment of prior learning (APL), credit recognition, and cross credits.
  • You are a student studying on a part-time basis (including where you commence full-time study and then you reduce this to part-time). In such a situation you waive your right to the grant and will be liable for the payment of remaining fees.
  • You are studying towards a certificate, diploma or graduate diploma programme at MIT.
Is this available for part-time students?

No, the study grant is only for international students studying full-time.

What is the process for applying and how will I know if I've been successful?

If you are eligible for the study grant when you make your programme application the offer of the grant will be built into the application process. Simply follow the steps how to apply.

^Terms and conditions

The following terms and conditions relate to a grant offered by Manukau Institute of Technology Limited (MIT).  By submitting an application, you agree to be bound by these terms and conditions.

What is the grant?

  1. The grant is known as the International Student Study Grant (“the grant”).
  2. The purpose of the grant is to support International students commencing full-time study at MIT in 2022.
  3. MIT shall award one grant per successful applicant, the value of which will be applied equally over semesters 1 and 2 in 2022.
  4. The maximum value of the grant to be applied for a student commencing:
    a. a Bachelor of Applied Management (Level 7) or Bachelor of Digital Technologies (Level 7) is $5,000 (plus GST, if any);
    b. a Master of Applied Technologies (Level 9) is $5,000 (plus GST, if any); or 
    c. a Postgraduate Diploma in Applied Technologies (Level 8) is $2,500 (plus GST, if any).
  5. All values are expressed in New Zealand Dollars.

Who is eligible?

  1. Applicants for the grant must:
    a. be an International Student (as defined by section 10(1) of the Education and Training Act 2020);
    b. either be a new student at MIT (ie, never previously enrolled at MIT) or be a transferring/progressing student, in each case applying for full-time study in 2022;
    c. have applied, and met the entry requirements, for the applicant’s programme of study (as set out in the programme regulations);
    d. be accepted into the programme on a full-time basis (and continue to be a full-time student throughout the 2022 academic year – please note, eligibility will be excluded if you reduce to part-time study); and
    e. be accepted into the programme no later than:
    i. 21 February 2022 for study in semester 1; and
    ii. 25 July 2022 for study in semester 2.
  2. Students are not eligible and cannot apply for the grant if:
    a. they are in recipient of another grant, scholarship, award or other concession from MIT;
    b. they are studying towards certificate, diploma, graduate diploma programmes at MIT;
    c. MIT’s assessment of their application for the grant involves an assessment of prior learning (APL), credit recognition, and cross credits;
    d. they are studying on a part-time basis (including where a student commences full-time study and then reduces this to part-time). In such a situation the student waives their right to the grant and will be liable for the payment of remaining fees. Any withdrawal will be subject to MIT’s Cancellations, Withdrawals and Transfers of International Students Policy.

How do I apply?

  1. Eligible applicants must submit a fully completed application form. You will need to upload certified copies of qualifications and grades, passport, and English language proficiency results.
  2. MIT is not responsible for late or misdirected applications and takes no responsibility for any applications not correctly lodged.
  3. MIT reserves the right to request from any applicant any additional information that it may consider necessary for determining eligibility for the grant.
  4. MIT has complete discretion in assessing applications for the grant.
  5. MIT’s decision is final and binding, and no further correspondence will be entered into once a decision has been made.

What happens if my application is successful?

  1. MIT will send a letter of offer to the successful applicant. This will:
    a. confirm your 'offer of place' in the programme you have applied for;
    b. apply the grant amount to your fees;
    c. set out the remaining fees to be paid; and
    d. provide a date for when you must accept the offer and grant.
  2. The grant must be accepted by the date indicated in the letter of offer.
  3. The grant must be taken in 2022. No deferrals will be accepted.
  4. The grant is not transferrable or exchangeable and cannot be taken as cash.


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