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Please complete your application by 22 February 2019 for it to be considered in the second round of assessment. You will be notified of your outcome by 28 March 2019.
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Note: You do not need to be enrolled in an approved teaching programme when applying for these TeachNZ scholarships.
The ECE scholarships are for those who would like to train as early childhood teachers and who have experience working with either Māori or Pacific communities.
Scholarships cover core study fees and an allowance of $10,000 over the period of study. These scholarships are for people who will either commence or continue their study in the 2019 academic year. If your study year starts in Semester 1, you'll need to be enrolled in an approved ECE teaching qualification before applying.
The academic year for early childhood teacher education study has two intakes – one at the start of the calendar year and one that commences mid-year. This scholarship is for:
Please note: For undergraduate applicants, it can be the start of your first or any subsequent year of study. However, for those undertaking a Graduate Diploma of teaching ECE you must be starting from either Semester 1 or Semester 2 in 2019. If you have already started study before 2019, you are not eligible to apply for this scholarship.
Which scholarship is right for me?
ECE Graduate Scholarship:
ECE Undergraduate Scholarship:
You can learn more about scholarships by reading our Scholarships: Frequently Asked Questions page.
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