Scholarships are OPEN for 2016

Interested? Get your application in by the end of October 2015.

Interested? Get your application in by the end of October 2015.

Planning your study for 2016? Thinking about applying for a scholarship?

We have over 40 scholarships to award next year, in all kinds of study areas, from Paramedics and Health Science, Automotive and Electrical Engineering, to Early Childhood Education and Journalism.

You might be new to tertiary study, or in your final year, you might be 18 or a mature student – we have a range of scholarship opportunities. For example, our building and construction tools scholarship through Maycroft, is for a graduating student and has the potential to turn into a paid apprenticeship for the right person.

Here’s a taster of the scholarships we have on offer for 2016.

ISS Services Ltd $5,000 towards the study fees of children of ISS Service staff who are planning to study at Whitireia. If no such students apply then the funds are open to other applicants. J.V. Simpson Scholarship $2,500 to be used in the memory of J.V. Simpson to an applicant studying Early Childhood Education. Kirk-Burnnand Family $2,500 to be used for one or more scholarships at the discretion of the trustees. Maycroft Construction Ltd $1,500 voucher towards the purchase of tools for a selected graduating civil construction student, along with a three month paid work trial period that may lead to an apprenticeship. New Zealand Federation of Graduate Women (Wellington) Three scholarships of $3000 to female students in a degree or diploma programme who have had to overcome hardship in order to undertake their chosen course of study….read the Application Guide for more

Before you get to work on your application, please check out the Do’s and Don’ts – useful tips on what to say in your application and how to say it.

Keen to have a go?  Get your application in before the end of October 2015! 

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