Scholarships

There are dozens of scholarships available for international students at Victoria University of Wellington.

Featured scholarships

Automatic Master’s scholarships

The below Master's degrees provide NZ$10,000 or NZ$17,500 towards tuition fees for all international students who meet the entry requirements. These are 180-point taught Master's programmes with a duration of 1 to 1.5 years.

Master of Conservation Biology
Fees scholarship: NZ$10,000

Master of Engineering Practice
Fees scholarship: NZ$10,000

Master of Intercultural Communication and Applied Translation
Fees scholarship: NZ$10,000

Master of International Trade
Fees scholarship: NZ$10,000

Master of Marine Conservation
Fees scholarship: NZ$17,500

Creative Practice scholarships

Creative Practice scholarships are available for international students. Students don’t need to make a formal application for these scholarships—assessment is based on merit once we receive your application. Successful applicants for scholarships will be notified with their Offer of Place.

Master of Fine Arts (Creative Practice)
Duration: 12 months.
Entry: Related Bachelor’s degree.

New Zealand Scholarships programme

Students from eligible countries can apply for fully funded study at Victoria University of Wellington through the New Zealand Scholarships programme.

More featured international scholarships

Scholarships database

Search our scholarships database to find scholarships you can apply for. You can narrow your search to scholarships for international students.

It's likely you are eligible for other scholarships as well. Always check the criteria closely—you’re eligible to apply for all scholarships that do not specify that you would be ineligible.

Application forms are found through the database.