Scholarships

Scholarships are a great way to help reduce your study costs

Completing your scholarship application

Need help completing your scholarship application? Read the Scholarship Guidelines [PDF, 54 KB].

2021 scholarships 

First year students

Applications close 12 February 2021

Aquaculture
Arts and Media
Business
Computing and IT
Construction/Trades
Culinary Arts
Viticulture and Winemaking
Partnership Scholarships

Applications close 28 February 2021

Aviation

NMIT Scholarships

Degree Scholarship
Postgraduate Study Scholarship

First year students

Aquaculture

New Zealand King Salmon Aquaculture Scholarship

Students applying to undertake the Bachelor of Aquaculture and Marine Conservation

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 85 KB]

Apply(external link)

Arts and Media

CCL Computer Generated Imagery Scholarship

Students applying to undertake New Zealand Diploma in Animation (Level 5)

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 100 KB]

Apply(external link)

Toss Woollaston Scholarship

Students enrolled on a full-time art and design programme.

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 78 KB]

Apply(external link)

Business

New Zealand King Salmon Business Scholarship

Students applying for any Business related Diploma or Bachelor

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 82 KB]

Apply(external link)

Computing and IT

CCL Information Technology Scholarship

Students applying to undertake Bachelor of Information Technology

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 100 KB]

Apply(external link)

CCL Computer Generated Imagery Scholarship

Students applying to undertake New Zealand Diploma in Animation (Level 5)

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 100 KB]

Apply(external link)

Construction/Trades

Mitre 10 Mega Nelson Scholarship

Students enrolled in New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade Skills programme (Carpentry strand).

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 95 KB]

Apply(external link)

Nelson Pine Industries (Carpentry)

Students enrolled on NZ Certificate in Construction Trade Skills.

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 74 KB]

Apply(external link)

Culinary Arts

New Zealand King Salmon Hospitality Scholarship

Students applying to undertake the Trainee Chef (Level 4)

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 82 KB]

Apply(external link)

Code Purple Culinary Arts Scholarship

Students enrolled in NZ Certificate in Trainee Chef (Level 4)

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 74 KB]

Apply(external link)

Viticulture and Winemaking

Constellation Brands

School leavers applying to undertake the Bachelor of Viticulture and Winemaking

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 102 KB]

Apply(external link)

Partnership Scholarships

Nelson Soroptimist Education Trust School Leaver/First Year Scholarship

Nelson Soroptimist Education Trust School Leaver scholarships are available for female students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents enrolled or intending to enrol in a first year of tertiary study leading eventually to a recognized qualification. Each scholarship is worth $1,000.

Download application form [PDF, 172 KB]

Applications close 31 January 2021

Nelson Soroptimist Education Trust Karen Glasgow Study Scholarship 

Karen Glasgow scholarships of at least $1,250 each are available to female students who are New Zealand citizens or permanent residents aged 30 years or more, residing in the Nelson-Tasman-Marlborough region and enrolled or intending to enrol in full time study.  

Download application form [PDF, 145 KB]

Applications close 31 January 2021

Second and third year students

Aquaculture

New Zealand King Salmon Aquaculture Scholarship

Second and third year students on the Bachelor of Aquaculture and Marine Conservation

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 85 KB]

Apply(external link)

Aviation

The Airbus Miles Hunter Scholarship

Current student progressing on the Certificate in Aeronautical Maintenance Engineering.

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 97 KB]

Apply(external link)

Business

New Zealand King Salmon Business Scholarship

Current student progressing on to the next academic year of any Business related Diploma or Bachelor

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 82 KB]

Apply(external link)

Nelson Pine Industries (Business) Scholarship

Students enrolled on a Level 6 or above Applied Business programme.

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 74 KB]

Apply(external link)

Viticulture and Winemaking

Constellation Brands

Second year students on the Bachelor of Viticulture and Winemaking

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 93 KB]

Apply(external link)

Wine Marlborough

Second year students on the Bachelor of Viticulture in Winemaking

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 74 KB]

Apply(external link)

NMIT Scholarships

Degree Scholarships

The NMIT Degree Scholarship is available to students commencing study on selected degree programmes at NMIT in 2021 for up to $2000 towards tuition fees.

Download Terms of Reference [PDF, 400 KB]

Apply(external link)

Postgraduate Study Scholarship

The NMIT postgraduate study scholarship is available to students commencing study on a postgraduate programme at NMIT in 2021 for up to $3000 towards tuition fees.
Conditions apply. Learn more.

Partnership Scholarships

Nelson Soroptimist Education Trust Janice Neame Scholarship

The Janice Neame scholarship of $2,000 is available to a female student who is a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident and who has successfully completed at least two years' full time study towards a degree at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT) and expects to complete her degree in 2021. 

Download application form [PDF, 169 KB]

Applications close: 5 February 2021

Nelson Soroptimist Education Trust Second Year Scholarship

The 'Graduate Women' scholarship of $1,500 is available to a female student who is a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident enrolled in a second year of full time study for a degree at the Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT).

Download application form [PDF, 145 KB]

Applications close: 5 February 2021

Soroptimist International of Waimea

Education Grant of $1,000

Applications for the 2021 Soroptimist International of Waimea Education Grant are invited from women aged 25 and over residing in the Nelson/Tasman area while undertaking full time tertiary study in the 2021 Academic Year.

Applicants must be New Zealand Citizens or have been granted permanent residence.  

For an application form please e-mail the Secretary on siwaimea@siswp.org

Applications close: 7 February 2021

 


Local School Leavers

Youth Guarantee

The Youth Guarantee initiative is open to 16-19 year olds and provides them with free access to select vocationally focused programmes.

 


Partnership Scholarships

Kono Ahumahi Scholarship

Thinking of a career in the primary industries? The Kono Ahumahi scholarship is a partnership between Wakatū Incorporation and Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT).

The scholarship is aimed at those studying or thinking of studying at NMIT for a career in the aquaculture, horticulture, viticulture and food sectors, or supporting industries such as engineering, automotive engineering, and logistics.

The scholarship covers two-thirds of the student’s annual NMIT fees, up to a maximum of three years. The successful applicant will also be supported through mentoring.

To be eligible, you must be of Māori descent and planning full-time study at NMIT. Priority will be given to applicants with a whakapapa connection to Wakatū Incorporation.

For further information and application forms, contact Hoani Takao.

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