There are many scholarships for international students who want to study at AUT, and for New Zealand students who want to study overseas.
International students who want to study at AUT
AUT International Excellence Scholarships
These scholarships are open to all international students who are beginning their studies at AUT full-time from Semester 2, 2020 (and for all remaining 2020 intakes).
- Postgraduate Excellence – NZ $7,500
- Undergraduate Excellence – NZ $7,500
- English Pathway Excellence (for GIE students) – NZ $3,000
- Study Abroad Excellence – NZ $2,000
How to apply
- Apply by 5 July 2020
- Apply through AUT’s online Scholarship Application Portal
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Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand – NZAID
Scholarships are available to assist international students to study at AUT in New Zealand through the NZAID programme.
New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships
Funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand, the New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships offer a significant educational opportunity. The scholarships provide financial support for students from designated countries undertaking doctoral degrees by research in New Zealand universities. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit. Applications close on 15th July each year.
NZ Commonwealth Doctoral Scholarships (UK Citizens)
One doctoral scholarship is offered annually by AUT under this scheme.
New Zealand students who want to study overseas
Universities New Zealand Scholarships
Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara – lists scholarships, many of which fund postgraduate study overseas. These scholarships are funded from contributions from charitable trusts, individuals, governments and industry.
The Embassy of Japan in New Zealand
The Japanese Embassy offers the following fellowship/scholarship programmes:
- JENESYS Programme for Students Studying Japanese
- Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarships