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Tongarewa Scholarship 2022/23 at Victoria University of Wellington

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Here’s another amazing scholarship on offer to international students to study abroad. This is a great opportunity for you if you’ve been dreaming of studying in New Zealand on a scholarship. Applications for the Tongarewa Scholarship are now invited from eligible international students to study at the Victoria University of Wellington for the 2022/23 academic session.

Tongarewa Scholarship

The Victoria University of Wellington is making available the Tongarewa Scholarship to celebrate the University’s commitment to its international student community. Eligible applicants are those either entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree program at Victoria University of Wellington. Recipients are expected to act as Ambassadors for Victoria University of Wellington and participate in appropriate events or marketing if requested.

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Continue reading to learn more about this exciting scholarship program. However, in this article, we will explain in full details everything you need to know about the Tongarewa Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington. The scholarship benefits, eligibility requirements, how to apply, and every other thing you need to know about the Tongarewa Scholarship Award.

About the Tongarewa Scholarship at Victoria University of Wellington

The Victoria University of Wellington is making available the Tongarewa Scholarship to celebrate the University’s commitment to its international student community. This is a partial fee-based scholarship that will go towards tuition fees for one year of study. Applicants can be either entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree program at Victoria University of Wellington.

Moreover, the scholarships are awarded competitively on the basis of academic excellence. They apply to study in the year following application and will be credited to tuition fees. Shortlisted candidates may be requested to provide additional information to support their application. Recipients of these scholarships are guaranteed an offer of a place in one of our Halls of Residence, provided an accommodation application is received by University Accommodation Wellington by their deadline.

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Furthermore, Victoria University of Wellington is a university in Wellington, New Zealand. It was established in 1897 by the Act of Parliament and was a constituent college of the University of New Zealand. The university is well known for its programs in law, the humanities, and some scientific disciplines, and offers a broad range of other courses. Meanwhile, entry to all courses in the first year is open, and entry in the second year in some programs (e.g. law, criminology, creative writing, architecture, engineering) is restricted.

Moreover, Victoria University of Wellington consistently ranks among the world’s best universities. It was ranked 236 in the 2021/22 QS World University Rankings.

Scholarship Summary

Furthermore, here’s an overview of the Tongarewa Scholarship:

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Scholarship Sponsor(s):

Victoria University of Wellington

Host Institution(s):

Victoria University of Wellington

Scholarship Type:

Partial funding

Study Level:

Bachelors/ Master’s degree

Field(s) of Study:

Bachelors degrees, Masters by Research degrees, or Masters by Coursework degrees in any eligible subject at the Victoria University of Wellington.

Scholarship Value:

See the scholarship benefit section below for details.

Number of Awards:

Up to 19, see the scholarship benefits for details

Eligible Nationalities:

International students from all over the world

Scholarship Duration:

One year

Deadline:

Trimester 1: 30 November; 2: 1 June; 3: 1 September 2022

Scholarship Benefits

Moreover, the Victoria University of Wellington will provide the Tongarewa Scholarship recipients with the following inclusions:

These scholarships are for partial fees. Up to 10 scholarships of NZ$10,000 will be available to both undergraduate and postgraduate recipients and up to 9 scholarships of NZ$5,000 will be available to postgraduate recipients only. These scholarships will be credited to tuition fees after the final withdrawal date for the courses of the trimester the recipient(s) have been awarded for (roughly two weeks into the trimester).

Eligibility Requirements for the Tongarewa Scholarship

Furthermore, you must meet the following criteria below to apply for the scholarship.

  • Applicants must be international students who are paying full international fees
  • They must also be entering their first year of an undergraduate degree or entering a postgraduate degree.

However, you are not eligible for this scholarship if you:

  • completed your secondary education at a New Zealand school
  • completed the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) or Foundation Studies Program
  • are a Study Abroad or Twinning student from one of our overseas partner universities
  • are in your second year of study in the same degree program at Victoria University of Wellington.

How to Apply

Moreover, you can follow the step-by-step guide below to apply for this scholarship program:

To apply, you must submit a completed online application before the deadline. The scholarship application deadlines are 1 June 2022 for (Trimester 2, 2022), 1 September 2022 (Trimester 3, 2022), and 30 November 2022 for (Trimester 1, 2023). Applications will normally open 1 month prior to the closing date.

Meanwhile, the following documents must be provided as part of your online scholarship application:

  • a personal statement of up to 500 words outlining why you wish to study at Victoria University of Wellington, your academic goals, and why you merit the scholarship. You should also include any leadership positions and details of your involvement in your school or community
  • full transcripts and other documentation relevant to the qualification type
  • a letter of admission or offer of place from Victoria University of Wellington (conditional or unconditional).

Furthermore, applications will normally open one month prior to the closing date. In conclusion, please refer to the official website of the scholarship provider using the link below to access the application form. And also for more detailed information on the eligibility criteria and application instructions for the Tongarewa Scholarship.

Official Website

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