Victoria University of Wellington

Victoria Graduate Award

Designed to encourage students to progress on to graduate study and research degrees. They available to

Honours and Master's by coursework students for one year. There are approximately 100 awards offered each


  • Value: up to $5,000 towards tuition fees
  • Applications close: 1 November
  • Number of Scholarship: Varies

Victoria International Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship is available to high-achieving undergraduate international students currently in high school

  • Value: up to $20,000 over three years of study
  • Applications close: 10 November
  • Number of scholarships: Varies

New Zealand Development scholarship

Undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships are offered to students from developing countries by the New

Zealand Aid Programme at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade to enhance the skills, training and Knowledge

of selected individuals and thereby build capacity to contribute to the sustainable development of key areas in

their home country'.

  • Applications close: Dependent on country
  • Number of scholarship: Varies

Victoria Doctoral scholarship

As part of this scholarship, students are expected to contribute 150 hours per year to academic life of the School

in which they undertake study.

  • Value $23,000 per year stipend plus tuition fees for up to three years
  • Applications close: 1 July and 1 November
  • Number of scholarships: Approximately 110

Victoria Master (By Thesis) Scholarship

This scholarship offers living costs and partial tuition fees to encourage students to undertake 

full-time research-focussed Master's degrees at Victoria.

  • Value: $15,000 towards living costs plus cover for domestic tuition fees.
  • Applications close: 1 November
  • Number of scholarships: Approximately 30
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