External Scholarships and Awards

External scholarships, grants and awards are a great way of also funding your tertiary education.

External Awards

NGO Social Work Study Awards

The NGO Social Work Study Awards are funded and administered by Community Investment, a service of the Ministry of Social Development – the intent of these awards is to help build the capability of people working in community-based social services.
Up to 85 new awards are offered every year to assist employees of non-government organisations (NGOs) to undertake part time study for a degree level qualification in social work. These awards aim to help support employees of NGOs who have previously studied (or who are already studying) and want to complete a social work qualification that meets the educational requirements for social work registration.

More information is available from the Ministry of Social Development(external link).

External Scholarships

Here’s some information about what’s out there and how to get it, along with some links to get you started. Any external scholarships you obtain do not affect any NMIT specific scholarships you may wish to apply for.

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