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Below are details about the TeachNZ scholarships available for 2024.

There are also other opportunities available, such as the Men in ECE Invitation scholarship. Also, you may like to check out our page on financial assistance and grants for training to be an ECE teacher .  

Te Huarau – a total of 130 TeachNZ scholarships for student teachers in any sector: ECE, primary and secondary. Applications for the 2024 Te Huarau Scholarships will be opening on Tuesday 16 January 2024 and close on 13 Feb 2024.

  • Course fees + maximum allowance of $10,000 over the entire course of study 
  • Eligibility criteria:  NZ permanent residence or NZ citizen and enrolled in or intending to enrol in a recognised teacher education qualification. 

Te Tipu Whakarito Scholarship – a total of 130 scholarships for student teachers in any sector: ECE, primary and secondary. Applications for the 2024 Te Tipu Whakarito Scholarships will be opening on Tuesday 16 January 2024 and close on 13 Feb 2024.

  • Course fees + maximum allowance of $10,000 over the entire course of study (1st year of tertiary study is free anyway under government policy)
  • Eligibility criteria:  NZ permanent residence or NZ citizen and enrolled in or intending to enrol in a recognised teacher education qualification. Have proficiency in te reo Māori that meets the requirements of your tertiary provider. Have support from your iwi and/or Māori leaders in your community.

Kupe scholarship – a total of 30 scholarships for Māori and Pacific high achiever students (any sector). Applications for a 2024 scholarship will be opening on Tuesday 16 January 2024 and close on 13 Feb 2024.

  • Course fees + maximum of $15,000 allowance over the entire course of study. 
  • Eligibility: Must be of Māori or Pacific descent.  Must have Māori or Pacific cultural knowledge.  Integrity, leadership and vision.  Support from your iwi/Pacific community and Māori or Pacific leaders in your community. Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident.  Have successfully completed at least one full year of an approved teaching qualification OR have academic excellence and be enrolled in one of the approved Graduate Diploma/Master of Teaching. Have a B+ grade average or above (applies to undergraduate only).

View information on applying for a TeachNZ scholarship and application form.

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