Scholarships and grants


There are a number of organisations which offer scholarships and grants to help with study costs. Follow these links for information about the study awards offered by the Ministry of Social Development and for links to scholarships and grants databases.

NGO Social Work Study Awards

In July 2016 it was announced that the Ministry of Social Development will no longer fund the Social Work Study Awards from 2017.

Current recipients of Study Awards will still be supported.

Go to NGO Social Word study awards for more information.

Information about other scholarships and funding options

givME (formerly known as Break Out) can be searched to find scholarships and awards for individuals. Your local public library or tertiary institution may provide free access to this database.

The Universities New Zealand website has a database of University Scholarships.

Applying for a Student Loan is another funding option. Find information about Student Loans at StudyLink.

Related pages

See our education and training page for study and professional development information.

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