TeachNZ Early Childhood Education Scholarships

Applications for the 2018 TeachNZ Early Childhood Education Scholarships are now closed.

The 2018 TeachNZ Early Childhood Education Scholarships closed 23 February 2018.

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 2019.

If you're thinking of applying, we can also offer you some helpful advice before you complete your application. Click here to find out more.

Note: You do not need to be enrolled in an approved teaching programme when applying for a TeachNZ scholarship.

The information below applies to the 2018 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 are two types of ECE Scholarships available for 2018.

Early Childhood Education 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.

 Scholarship button ECE 1  Scholarship button ECE 2

Applications for the 2018 Early Childhood Education Scholarships opened 4 December 2017 and closed 23 February 2017.

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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