Financial Help

Government financial support for students is available through StudyLink – administered by the Ministry of Social Development. Support includes Student Allowances and Student Loans.

Contact StudyLink on 0800 88 99 00 or visit

The Government also offers a range of additional support for targeted groups to increase their participation in different sectors of the education system. This can include financial support such as the TeachNZ scholarships.

The Funding Information Service (see ‘Breakout’)

Breakout lists information on scholarships, awards and grants available throughout the country for individuals looking to fund their study and professional development. To the right of the Breakout home page, you can click on your region in the map of NZ to bring up a list of public sites offering access to the funding information free of charge. Read more

New Zealand Teachers Council New Zealand Education Gazette New Zealand Qualifications Authority Immigration New Zealand