School-leaver scholarships

Each year the Tangiwai, Totoweka, Raukaraka and Kahotea scholarships are awarded to hundreds of talented school leavers.

的 University’s Tangiwai, Totoweka, Raukaraka and Kahotea scholarships have been developed to support and encourage school-leaver students who embody the key attributes of excellence, 领导 and commitment to community.

Each scholarship is named for a different type of pounamu (greenstone). Māori consider pounamu to be a taonga that can protect and act as a source of strength for those who possess it.

Raukaraka Scholarship—for 领导

Wellington Raukaraka Scholarship recognises the University's commitment to supporting school leavers who demonstrate 领导 qualities . 奖学金 will be awarded competitively based on academic merit, 领导, commitment to community and sporting and cultural achievements.

奖学金 are 价值5美元,000 - $10,000, which can be put towards accommodation costs at a Victoria University of Wellington hall of residence, or (for students not in a hall) as a contribution towards your first-year living costs.

Tangiwai Scholarship—for excellence

Wellington Tangiwai Scholarship celebrates academic excellence. 的se scholarships will be offered to the top school-leaver applicants enrolling in any of the University’s Bachelor degree programmes.

Up to 600 scholarships will be awarded, 价值5美元,000 - $10,000, which can be put towards accommodation costs at a Victoria University of Wellington hall of residence, or (for students not in a hall) as a contribution towards your first-year living costs.

Totoweka Scholarship—for equity and support

Wellington Totoweka Scholarship recognises the University's commitment to equity issues in supporting students to have access to education. 的 University encourages strong academic applicants who are Māori, Pasifika, from refugee backgrounds, 有一个残疾, identify as LGTBQIA+ and Takatāpui or come from socio-economically disadvantaged backgrounds.

Up to 200 scholarships will be awarded, 价值5美元,000 - $10,000, which can be put towards accommodation costs at a Victoria University of Wellington hall of residence, or (for students not in a hall) as a contribution towards your first-year living costs.

Kahotea Scholarship—for outstanding achievement

Wellington Kahotea Scholarship recognises exceptional students and is valued at up to $35,000 over three years of study with us. 的 University encourages applicants who have achieved exceptional academic results or other high achievement within the areas of culture, 社区参与, 领导或股票.

Up to 30 scholarships will be awarded to exceptional students. 的 package includes full accommodation costs for the first year at a Victoria University hall of residence, 外加5美元的赠款,000元,三年. For students who are not in a hall, the grant can be taken evenly across the three years or weighted higher over the first year.

More scholarship opportunities

看看ysb体育官网 scholarships database to find more awards for school-leavers and first-year students.

You can also search for awards on other New Zealand scholarship websites.