Even with the fees-free scheme, there are still a lot of costs students and their whānau need to cover when it comes to tertiary education.

Students are encouraged to apply for as many scholarships, grants, and awards as they can.

MoneyHub, a consumer finance website, has published a guide to hundreds of scholarships for any student planning to start university. The comprehensive list includes scholarships offered by every university as well as those specifically available to local students. A list of privately-funded, Maori, Pacific and International university scholarships completes the list. Applications close throughout the year, with tens of millions of dollars available. MoneyHub has also published a list of tips for scholarship success.

For more details and to find suitable scholarships, visit the link below.

MoneyHub Scholarship Page

The ultimate free, easy-to-use and mobile friendly list of scholarships for Year 13 students.



Click on the link above and log in as below:

  1. All school users wanting to set up a log-in (sign up) should do so using their student e-mail address. (As a suggestion you can use your school password)
  2. When setting up the log-in for the first time, the user will be sent a confirmation e-mail which must be clicked on to return to the platform.  Sometimes this e-mail ends up in the junk folder.
  3. This platform can be used across devices and off-site from the school using this log-in.

givME offers access to more than 4,000 scholarships and awards for individuals. This is our most widely searched tool, and is used by those seeking to pursue:

  • Education, research and fellowships
  • Arts, cultural and sporting activities
  • Career change, professional or personal development