Wellington Region International School Leaver Grants

Scholarship Level: School leaver / 1st year
Tenure: One year.
Award for: International Students
Number offered: Multiple
Value: $2000 towards fees


The purpose of the Wellington Region International School Leaver Grants is to recruit undergraduate international students currently studying at a secondary school in the Wellington region to Victoria University of Wellington and to support them in their studies.


Applicants must be international students who have completed at least one full year (ie. their Year 13 year) at a secondary school within the Wellington region.

Recipients must also gain University Entrance and admission to their programme of study.

Students must apply directly with Wellington University International.

Application process

There is no application procedure for the grant. Students will automatically receive the grant when they enrol at Victoria University of Wellington.

Students should submit their applications to study directly to Wellington University International.

Additional information

All offers of the grant will be conditional upon a recipient being fully enrolled in a full-year programme of at least 120 points by the start of the trimester. No payment of the grant will be made until this condition has been met.

Regulations and conditions

  1. All offers of the Scholarship will be conditional upon the recipient being fully enrolled in a full-year programme (full-time will be at the level of points considered by Studylink as full-time) within the stipulated criteria and tenure of the scholarship. No payment of the Scholarship will be made until this condition is met.
  2. The Scholarship cannot be deferred to a later year.
  3. The Scholarship may be held in conjunction with other awards.
  4. Should the recipient withdraw from Victoria University of Wellington during the tenure of this scholarship or fail to achieve a satisfactory progress, partial repayment of the Scholarship will normally be expected. Recipients must advise the Scholarships Office if they intend to withdraw.
  5. Recipients are expected to act as Ambassadors for the University and participate in appropriate events or marketing if requested.
  6. At the discretion of the Deciding Authority, the application of the terms and conditions of the Scholarship may be modified in special circumstances or to avoid hardship to any candidate for the Scholarship.


Scholarships and PhD Admissions Office
Phone +64 463 5557