Scholarships

Scholarships are a great way to help reduce your study costs.

NMIT is proud to provide and partner with local industry partners on scholarships for new and current students.

Need help completing your scholarship application? Please refer to the NMIT scholarship guidelines [PDF, 71 KB] for more information.


Degree scholarships  l  Aquaculture Aviation  | Business  l  Construction  l HospitalityMāori Pasifika  l  Partnership scholarships l  Art and DesignViticulture


NMIT Scholarships

NMIT Degree Scholarship

Value: Maximum value of $6,500 towards first year programme fees only. If eligible for fees free then the fees will be applied to second year of study.

Eligibility: Any degree programme offered by NMIT (excluding AUT Bachelor in Sports and Recreation). Full-time study only. Find full criteria and eligibility in the terms of reference [PDF, 82 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022


Aquaculture

New Zealand King Salmon Scholarship - Aquaculture first year

Value: 50% reduction towards programme fees in the NMIT Bachelor of Aquaculture and Marine Conservation.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on the NMIT Bachelor of Aquaculture and Marine Conservation. View terms of reference [PDF, 98 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

New Zealand King Salmon Scholarship - Aquaculture second year

Value: 50% reduction towards programme fees in the NMIT Bachelor of Aquaculture and Marine Conservation.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on the NMIT Bachelor of Aquaculture and Marine Conservation. View terms of reference [PDF, 100 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 31 December 2021

New Zealand King Salmon Scholarship - Aquaculture third year or Postgraduate Diploma

Value: Full payment of programme fees in the NMIT Bachelor of Aquaculture and Marine Conservation for the third year or for Postgraduate Diploma students.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on either their third year of the NMIT Bachelor of Aquaculture and Marine Conservation or the Postgraduate Diploma. View terms of reference [PDF, 99 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 31 December 2021


Aviation

New Zealand Aviation Federation

Value: The New Zealand Aviation Federation (NZAF) offers one scholarship to the value of $8,000.

Eligibility: Applicantions are invited from females who are fully enrolled on the NMIT NZ Certificate in Aeronautical Engineering L4 at the Woodbourne campus. View terms of reference [PDF, 80 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 21 March 2022

The Airbus Miles Hunter Scholarship

Value: Airbus offers one scholarship up to the value of $1000 to one student enrolled in year two of the NMIT Certificate in Aeronautical Maintenance Engineering in 2022 towards course fees.

Eligibility: Applications are invited from students enrolled in their 2nd year of the NMIT Certificate in Aeronautical Maintenance Engineering in 2022.  View terms of reference [PDF, 241 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 21 March 2022


Business

New Zealand King Salmon - Business Scholarship

Value: 50% reduction towards an NMIT business-related programme

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on an NMIT business-related programme studying towards a diploma or degree. View terms of reference [PDF, 77 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 31 December 2021

Nelson Pine Industries Limited - Business Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards one year of study in an NMIT business-related programme.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on an NMIT business-related programme studying towards a diploma or degree. View terms of reference [PDF, 77 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 31 December 2021

Johnston Associates - Business Scholarship

Value: A payment of $5,000 towards one year of study in the NMIT Bachelor of Commerce.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on the NMIT Bachelor of Commerce. View terms of reference [PDF, 74 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022


Construction

Nelson Pine Industries Limited - Construction Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards course related costs for the NMIT New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade skills.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on the NMIT Pre-Trade New Zealand Certificate in Construction Trade skills. View terms of reference. [PDF, 76 KB] 

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

Mitre 10 MEGA Nelson Scholarship

Value: Two scholarships, up to the value of $1000 each, are offered for programme related tools and equipment.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on the New Zealand Certificate Trade Skills - Carpentry Strand. View terms of reference. [PDF, 187 KB]

Closing date: 5pm, 21 March 2022


Hospitality

New Zealand King Salmon - Hospitality Scholarship

Value: A payment to the maximum value of $1,000 towards course costs and equipment.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on the NMIT Certificate in Culinary Arts (Level 4). View terms of reference [PDF, 83 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

NMIT Code Purple Scholarship

Value: A payment to the maximum value of $1,000 towards course costs and equipment.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on the NMIT Certificate in Culinary Arts (Level 4). View terms of reference [PDF, 68 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022


Art and Design

Toss Woollaston

Value: A payment to the maximum value of $1,000 towards programme fees.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on a full time Art and Design programme at NMIT. View terms of reference [PDF, 95 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022


Viticulture

Constellation Brands – Second-Year Scholarship

Value: A payment to the maximum value of $2,500 towards programme fees.

Eligibility: Applications are invited from 2nd year students enrolled in the NMIT Bachelor of Viticulture and Winemaking 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 217 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

Constellation Brands – Third-Year Scholarship

Value: A payment to the maximum value of $2,500 towards programme fees.

Eligibility: Applications are invited from 2nd year students enrolled in the NMIT Bachelor of Viticulture and Winemaking 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 217 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

Wine Marlborough

Value: A payment to the maximum value of $1,500 towards programme fees.

Eligibility: Applications are invited from 2nd or 3rd-year students enrolled in the NMIT Bachelor of Viticulture and Winemaking 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 188 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022


Zonta Club of Marlborough Scholarship

Value: A payment to the maximum value of $1,000 towards programme fees or course-related costs

Eligibility: Applications are invited from women enrolled on a full-time programme or a Career-related part-time programme at the Marlborough Campus and meet the specific entry requirements. View terms of reference [PDF, 104 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

Nelson Soroptimist Education Trust Scholarships

Value: The Nelson Soroptimist Education Trust offers up to 20 awards and scholarship to women and girls each year. The scholarships are worth up to $1,500 each for students enrolled in full time or part time tertiary study including apprenticeships.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled in full time or part time tertiary study including apprenticeships and have shown that their intended course of study will improve their financial harship in undertaking, continuing tertiary study.

Closing date: 5pm, 31 January 2022

Soroptimists International of Waimea

Value: The Soroptimist International of Waimea - $3,000 Education Grant is available to women aged 25 and over residing in the Nelson/Tasman area, while undertaking full time tertiary study in the 2022 academic year.

Eligibility: Applicants are invited from woman aged 25 and over, residing in the Nelson/Tasman area while undertaking full time tertiary study in the 2022 academic year

Closing date: 5pm, 9 February 2022

 


Scholarships for Māori learners

Te Puna Manaaki (Māori learner Support Services)(external link) are available to assist you with your scholarship application. Our experienced staff offer one-to-one advice and support sessions, tutorials, study wānanga, and a range of workshops to help you achieve your study goals. We are located within Te Toki Pakohe, our space includes whānau rooms with computer facilities, study areas, kitchen facilities, and space to meet with peers or tuākana. 

Contact us to discuss your study plans. 

Te Ātiawa Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards NMIT programme fees.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on a full or part-time programme at NMIT starting in 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 89 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

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Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards NMIT programme fees.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on a full or part-time programme at NMIT starting in 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 134 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

Ngāti Koata Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards an NMIT programme fees.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on a full or part-time programme at NMIT starting in 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 86 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

Ngāti Kuia Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards an NMIT programme fees.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on a full or part-time programme at NMIT starting in 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 85 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

Ngāti Tama ki Te Tauihu Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards an NMIT programme fees.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on a full or part-time programme at NMIT starting in 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 92 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

Ngāti Toa Rangatira Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards NMIT programme fees.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on a full or part-time programme at NMIT starting in 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 88 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

Rangitāne o Wairau Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards NMIT programme fees.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on a full or part-time programme at NMIT starting in 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 91 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

Ngāti Rārua Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards NMIT programme fees.

Eligibility Applicants must be fully enrolled on a full or part-time programme at NMIT starting in 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 89 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022

2022 Ngārimu Scholarships

In 2022, the Ngarimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Scholarship Fund Board has three Vocational Education and Training scholarships available, each valued at $10,000 for the study of a minimum of 120 credits.

Applicants must be enrolled in a Certificate or Diploma at Levels 5 to 7 non-degree that is a minimum 120 credits.

For full details visit the Ministry of Education's website.(external link)

Te Pae Tawhiti Kaimoana Enhancement Scholarship

This scholarship is designed for Māori who have a desire to contribute to the enhancement of the Māori kaimoana industry. View the scholarship brochure here [PDF, 1.4 MB] and apply online(external link).

Closing date: 5pm, 25 March 2022


Scholarships for Pasifika learners

Tulī Takes Flight Scholarships

The Tulī Takes Flight (Tulī) scholarship is a part of the gesture of goodwill and reconciliation to Aotearoa Pacific communities that followed the Government’s apology for the Dawn Raids that occurred in the 1970s.

The Tulī scholarship can also support people changing careers or, taking up opportunities in fields of study or training that have limited Pacific presence.

Closing date: 5pm, 11 October 2021

Nelson Tasman Pasifika Scholarship

Value: A payment of $1,000 towards NMIT programme fees.

Eligibility: Applicants must be fully enrolled on a full or part-time programme at NMIT starting in 2022. View terms of reference [PDF, 79 KB].

Closing date: 5pm, 11 February 2022


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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