There are many Scholarships available from Universities, Polytechnics, private providers and corporations. Check details on the relevant websites. Many have early closing dates and may require interviews.

Start researching early. Take note of application dates and apply early. Give plenty of time to anyone supporting your application. Make your request on the official form, at least 3 weeks before the closing date. All forms and resources can be found in the Careers Google Classroom.

MoneyHub, a consumer finance website, publishes a guide to scholarships for students planning to start university next year. It includes a list of scholarships offered by every NZ university as well as those specifically available to local students. A list of privately-funded, Maori, Pacific and International university scholarships completes the list. MoneyHub has also published a list of tips for scholarship success. The guide is free to use. For more details and to find suitable scholarships, visit the MoneyHub Scholarship page

Another useful scholarship list can be found on the StudySpy Scholarships page.

Student Loans and Allowances

Visit the StudyLink website for information on Fees Free, Student Loans and Student Allowances.

MoneyHub has published a guide to help prepare students for life after school with a number of tips, tools and insights. For more details, visit the Student Money Tips page.