Tongarewa Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington

Applications to the University of Wellington Scholarship Program are now open for International students. The Tongarewa Scholarship Program is offered to worldwide students interested in studying at one of the most prestigious universities in New Zealand. The available scholarship levels include Master’s Research, Master’s by coursework, all postgraduate programs, first-year students, and school leavers. This is a funded opportunity available to first-year students study program.

University of Wellington:

The University of Wellington also known as Victoria University of Wellington is a top-ranked and well-reputed university located in Wellington, New Zealand. Established in 1897, every year offers international students with a different scholarship program to support international students.

The University of Wellington is a renowned institution located in Wellington, New Zealand’s capital city. Known for its academic excellence and innovative research, the university offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programs across various disciplines. With a commitment to providing high-quality education, the University of Wellington boasts a vibrant campus community, state-of-the-art facilities, and a diverse student body. Faculty members are esteemed scholars and experts in their fields, fostering an environment conducive to learning and intellectual growth. Beyond academics, the university offers numerous extracurricular activities, clubs, and societies, providing students with opportunities for personal development and social engagement. As a leading institution in New Zealand, the University of Wellington continues to make significant contributions to both local and global communities through its research, education, and outreach initiatives.

Tongarewa Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington

The Victoria University of Wellington scholarship program is offered to international students for one year of their study program. Students who are entering their first year of undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs are eligible to apply for Tongarewa Scholarship Program. These scholarships are offered based on international student academic excellence.

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Host Country: New Zealand

Host University: Victoria University of Willington

Financial Assistance: Funded

Degree Level: Undergraduate | Postgraduate

Scholarship Value/ Inclusions for Victoria University of Wellington Scholarship:

Several scholarships are awarded each year. They cover part of the tuition fees for one year of study. You can apply if you’re starting your first year of undergraduate studies or if you’re beginning a postgraduate program. These scholarships are awarded based on how well you’ve done academically. If you’re selected, the scholarship will help pay for your tuition fees in the following year.

  • The scholarship is offered to undergraduates, Master’s Research, Master’s by coursework, All postgraduate, First-year students, and School leavers.
  • The scholarship will be offered for 1 year.
  • The value is $5,000 or $10,000.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be international students.
  • Students must pay fees.
  • Students must be entering in the first year of their undergraduate or postgraduate degree program.

You cannot apply for this scholarship if you:

  • Finished high school in New Zealand
  • Completed the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) or Foundation Studies Programme
  • Study Abroad or Twinning student from one of our partner universities abroad
  • Are in your second year of the same degree program at Victoria University of Wellington.

How to Apply:

  • Students need to apply online through the link given below.
  • Students must upload all the required documents and also upload references.
  • Application forms must be completed prior to the deadline.
  • You have to finish and send your online application by 4:30 pm on the last day. We won’t accept applications that are late or not finished. Also, upload all the documents required including references.


The application deadline to apply for the Tongarewa Scholarship Program is 1 May 2024 for (Trimester 2), 1 August 2024 (Trimester 3).

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