Scholarships for International Students at Victoria University of Wellington in 2024-25

Applications are invited for the Victoria University of Wellington Scholarships 2024-25 in New Zealand. The Tongarewa Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington is open to all international students from around the world.

Students those who want to study in New Zealand for the degree of Masters and PhD are encouraged to apply. The scholarship is available for academic session of 2024-2025.

Students with an excellent academic background enrolled in their first year of undergraduate studies or enrolled in a postgraduate degree may apply for this award. 10 scholarships of NZ$10,000 are for Bachelors and Masters degree students and 9 awards of NZ$5,000 are for Masters degrees only. Also, 110 PhD students are awarded each year, worth $27,500 in annual stipends and tuition fees. The grant is available for tuition fees after the candidate is admitted to the university.

Victoria University of Wellington was established in 1897. According to the QS World University Rankings 2023, the university is ranked 215th among the world’s top universities. The university is providing an excellent teaching system for the students to learn many skills here. Students have a great opportunity to study in New Zealand for free. 

Victoria University of Wellington Scholarships 2024 Details:

University:Victoria University of Wellington
Degree level:Masters, PhD
Scholarship coverage:Tuition Fee
Eligible nationality:All Nationalities
Award country:New Zealand
Last Date:1 June 2024

Financial Benefits:

Victoria University of Wellington Scholarships 2024 for International Students will give an amount of NZ$10,000 for Undergraduate and Masters degree students. These are 10 awards. 9 awards of an amount of NZ$5,000 will be given to Masters degree candidates only. The scholarship duration is 1 Year. 110 awards will be provided to Doctorate Students with a value of $27,500 stipend annually plus tuition fees.

Documents Required:

To apply for Tongarewa Scholarship in New Zealand applicants need to fulfill following criteria:

  • Previous Degree Transcript or Degree Certificate and any other educational document
  • Conditional or Unconditional offer letter from Victoria University of Wellington.
  • Maximum of 500 words Personal Statement explaining the following:
  • Why you want to study at this University
  • Educational goals of candidate
  • Why you will be selected for this award
  • You can also provide any leadership positions and details of your participation in your university, school or community.

Eligibility Criteria:

Applicants have to meet the given below criteria to apply for Victoria University of Wellington Scholarships 2024 for International Students:

  • Applicants from any nationality who is paying full fee
  • Must be first year student of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree program.

Ineligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant who has completed his/her secondary education from a School in New Zealand school
  • Done any prerequisite course at Victoria University of Wellington (i.e. Foundation Studies Program or English Proficiency Program)
  • Have a Study Abroad or student of any partner universities
  • If candidate is in 2nd year of study at university.

Application Deadline:

The last date to apply for Tongarewa Scholarship Trimester 2, 2024 is 1st June 2024 and applicants can apply for Trimester 3 till 1st September 2024.

How to Apply for Victoria University of Wellington Scholarships?

There is an Online Application System to apply for Victoria University of Wellington Scholarships 2024-25 for International Students. Normally applications are opened one month before the closing date. The Official Advertisement link is given below:

Apply for Trimester 2, 2024

Apply for PhD

Official Link


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