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Head Start Scholarships for International Students in New Zealand

UNITEC Institute of Technology is very pleased to welcome international students with its Head Start Scholarships in New Zealand for the academic year 2022-2023.

International students wanting to pursue their bachelor, diploma, master, or postgraduate study at UNITEC Institute of Technology are eligible for this scholarship application. The scholarship is valued at $1,500.

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This is a great opportunity for students to earn higher education in the New Zealand.

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UNITEC Institute of Technology is the largest institute of technology in Auckland, New Zealand. It was founded as Carrington Technical Institute in 1976. At UNITEC, the emphasis in all learning areas is for a lot of practical (hands-on) learning as well as theoretical learning.

Why choose to study at UNITEC? UNITIC is a friendly and diverse place where students could study anything from computing to construction. It has continued to successfully meet the need for skilled workers in the industry.

Application Deadline: The application period will last till 26th April 2022. No applications made after that will be entertained.

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: UNITEC Institute of Technology
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Bachelor or Postgraduate
  • Award: $1,500
  • Number of Awards: NA
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Nationality: International
  • The award can be taken in New Zealand.


  • Eligible Countries: Overseas students can apply.
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: Bachelor’s, Postgraduate Diploma or Master programmes offered at UNITEC can be applied for.
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the following/given criteria:
  • The applicants must be international students on a student visa.

How to Apply

  • How to Apply: Online admission applications must be made via the official university portal. Scholarship application is to be made separately.
  • Supporting Documents: The students are required to present the following documents to the university:
  • Certified/notarized copy of personal details page from passport, or birth certificate
  • Original or certified** photocopies of all previous tertiary transcripts and certificates (showing all subjects attempted in all years of study and the grades awarded)
  • Copies of your syllabus are required if you are applying for cross-credits
  • Certified/notarized copy of personal details page from passport, or birth certificate
  • Statement of Purpose
  • CV/Resume including detailed descriptions of any relevant work experience showing tasks performed and responsibilities
  • Work-related references
  • Portfolio (for Architecture and Design programmes)
  • Detailed research proposal
  • Admission Requirements: Students are required to have submitted all necessary documents.
  • Language Requirement: The students must be required to meet all the English language requirements of the university.


The scholarship will be rewarded to the selected students, under which they will be given $1,500 towards their study at UNITEC.

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