Te Huarau Scholarship

Applications for the 2020 Te Huarau Scholarship have recently closed

If you want to teach, a Te Huarau scholarship can support your journey.

The Te Huarau scholarship is designed to assist applicants studying to teach any subject in any sector.

Undergraduate or graduate, if you are enrolled on, or plan to enrol on, any approved teaching programme this could be the scholarship for you!

As a Te Huarau Scholar you gain access to:

  • Course fees to study an approved teaching qualification
  • An allowance of $10,000 over the period of your study (limited to four years)

To be eligible, you are required to:

  • Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Be enrolled on, have applied for, or be intending on enrol on an approved qualification.

To find out more about approved teaching qualifications click here.

Fees and allowance payments are only paid upon meeting the requirements of a scholarship. To receive allowance payments you  are required to be a full-time student (or have ‘limited full-time status’ from StudyLink) and pass all of your academic year.

Further terms and conditions apply.

Applying

The 2021 application dates and key information will be made available soon. 

You will be able to apply for the 2021 programme online, or by post.

We hold cultural competencies, passion and life experience in the same regard as your academic history. Our application form is designed to let you show this off!

You can apply for multiple scholarships, but can only be granted one. Part-time options are available.

For more information and tips on applying click here.

Need more help?

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.

You can also learn more about our scholarships by watching the videos and exploring the links on the left of this page.

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