Allowance Schedules

Allowance eligibility

Non Career Changer Scholarships (Career Changes please see the payment schedule on this page)

Undergraduate Scholarships

Undergraduate Scholarships allowances are paid out at the end of your academic year of study as long as you have met the eligibility criteria. You need to have studied full-time (or have held limited full-time status from StudyLink) and have passed all of your study as per your terms and conditions.

Graduate Scholarships

Graduate Scholarships allowances are paid out in two halves: part one after we have received all the required documentation and have had confirmation by paying your fees you are studying full-time (0.8 EFTS or more), and part two at the end of the academic year of study as long as you have met the eligibility criteria. You need to have studied full-time (or have held limited full-time status from StudyLink) and have passed all of your study as per your terms and conditions.

Scholarship allowance schedules

Career Changer Scholarships

Recipients may apply for $30,000 per year, paid fortnightly in instalments of $1,500.

  • Tipu Whakarito te Reo Māori me Te Waka Whakarei (Secondary) for one year.
  • Māori Medium (Primary) for up to three years.

The payment dates for 2018 allowance instalments are as follows:

Date Amount Cumulative
total
20/02/2018 $1,500 $1,500
06/03/2018 $1,500 $3,000
20/03/2018 $1,500 $4,500
03/04/2018* $1,500 $6,000
17/04/2018 $1,500 $7,500
01/05/2018 $1,500 $9,000
15/05/2018 $1,500 $10,500
29/05/2018 $1,500 $12,000
12/06/2018 $1,500 $13,500
26/06/2018 $1,500 $15,000
10/07/2018 $1,500 $16,500
24/07/2018 $1,500 $18,000
07/08/2018 $1,500 $19,500
21/08/2018 $1,500 $21,000
04/09/2018 $1,500 $22,500
18/09/2018 $1,500 $24,000
02/10/2018 $1,500 $25,500
16/10/2018 $1,500 $27,000
30/10/2018 $1,500 $28,500
13/11/2018 $1,500

$30,000

*On this day, a public holiday falls on the Monday of the payment week. Your payment will be made on the Wednesday of that week instead of the usual Tuesday.

Early Childhood Scholarships

Early childhood scholarships awarded prior to 2011
Scholarship holders may apply for a maximum allowance of $3,333.33 at the end of each academic year for courses up to three years in length. Those enrolled in a four-year course may apply for $2,500 at the end of each academic year for up to four years.

Early Childhood Undergraduate Scholarships awarded 2011 onwards
Scholarship holders may apply for an annual instalment each year up to the total value of $10,000 over the period of study.

Years
scholarship
received
Allowance instalment amount
1 $10,000.00
2 $5,000.00
3 $3,333.33
4 $2,500.00

Early Childhood Graduate Scholarships awarded 2011 onwards
Early Childhood Graduates awarded from 2011 onwards may apply for their second $5,000 payment at the end of their academic year.

School Leavers/Undergraduates Scholarships

(Secondary Subject and Māori Medium) awarded from 2008
Recipients may apply for an annual instalment each year up to the total value of $10,000.

Years
scholarship
received
Allowance instalment amount
1 $10,000.00
2 $5,000.00
3 $3,333.33
4 $2,500.00


Graduate Scholarships

Secondary Subject graduates may apply for their second $5,000 payment at the end of their academic year.

Kupe High Achiever Scholarships

Kupe High Achiever Scholarships for those enrolled in an undergraduate qualification
Scholarship holders may apply for an annual instalment each year up to the total value of $15,000 over the period of study.

Years
scholarship
received
Allowance instalment amount
1 $15,000.00
2 $7,500.00
3 $5,000.00
4 $3,750.00

Kupe High Achiever Scholarships for those enrolled in a graduate qualification
Kupe High Achiever graduates may apply for their second $7,500.00 payment at the end of their academic year.

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