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Victoria Tongarewa funding for International Students in New Zealand, 2020

Victoria Tongarewa Scholarships for International Students in New Zealand, 2022

Victoria University of Wellington is pleased to announce the Victoria Tongarewa Scholarship to new freshmen students for the academic year 2022-2023.

The bursaries are open for international candidates to pursue an undergraduate and postgraduate degree program at the university.

As the oldest university in New Zealand, Victoria University of Wellington is well known for its programs in law and some scientific disciplines humanities. It is consistently ranked among the world’s best universities.

Why study at Victoria University of Wellington? The university pushed the candidate to think independently and inspired to succeed. It offers an exceptionally wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate program and an outstanding academic community with a global perspective.

Application Deadline: 1 June (For Trimester 2), 30 November (For Trimester 1), 1 September (For Trimester 3) annually

Brief Description

  • University or Organization: Victoria University of Wellington
  • Department: NA
  • Course Level: Undergraduate and postgraduate degree
  • Awards: up to $5,000 or $10,000
  • Access Mode: Online
  • Number of Awards: 19 The studentships are available
  • Nationality: International student
  • The award can be taken in New Zealand


  • Eligible Countries: Applications are accepted from around the world
  • Eligible Course or Subjects: The scholarship will be awarded to study an undergraduate and postgraduate degree program in any subject offered by the university
  • Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible, the applicants must meet all the given criteria:
  • International students who are paying full international fees
  • Entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree.

How to Apply

  • How to apply: The eligible candidates can apply online for the opportunity
  • Supporting Documents: Applicant must submit a personal statement outlining why you wish to study at Victoria University, academic goals and why you merit the scholarship, any leadership positions and details of your involvement in your school or community, full transcripts, other relevant documentation relevant to the qualification type.
  • Admission Requirements: To be considered for the opportunity s, the candidate needs to apply for admission at the university.
  • Language Requirement: All applicants must need to meet English language requirements.


The financial aid positions will be paid towards tuition fees

  • 10 scholarships of NZ$10,000 will be available to both undergraduate and postgraduate candidates.
  • 9 scholarships of NZ$5,000 will be available to postgraduate candidates.

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