TeachNZ Early Childhood Education Scholarships

The 2015 TeachNZ Early Childhood Education Scholarships are now closed.

TeachNZ scholarships are subject to change each year, including the categories, types and numbers of scholarships available. Please check the scholarships table on the TeachNZ website in September to receive updated information on scholarships available for 2016.

The information below applies to the 2015 TeachNZ Early Childhood Education Scholarships.

If you want to become an Early Childhood Education (ECE) teacher and you're passionate about Māori or Pasifika cultures, a TeachNZ ECE Scholarship may be just what you've been waiting for. 

There were two types of ECE Scholarships available for 2015.

ECE Graduate and Undergraduate scholarships for those who would like to train as early childhood teachers and who have experience working with either Māori or Pasifika communities.

ECE Māori and Pasifika Languages scholarships for those who are fluent speakers of te reo Māori or a Pasifika language and who want to teach in the early childhood sector.

Find out what's right for you by clicking on the relevant button below.


Applications for the 2015 Early Childhood Education Scholarships opened 2 February 2015 and closed 2 March 2015.

Need help?

You can learn more about scholarships by reading our Scholarships: Frequently Asked Questions page.

Remember, we're here to help. If you have any questions, you can email us on teachnz.admin@education.govt.nz or call us during business hours on 0800 165 225.

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