There are many scholarships for international students who want to study at AUT, and for New Zealand students who want to study overseas.
International students who want to study at AUT
AUT International Excellence Scholarships
These scholarships are open to all international students who are beginning their studies at AUT full-time from Semester 2, 2020 (and for all remaining 2020 intakes).
International Excellence Scholarships
- Postgraduate Excellence – NZ $7,500
- Undergraduate Excellence – NZ $7,500
- English Pathway Excellence (for GIE students) – NZ $3,000
- Study Abroad Excellence – NZ $2,000
How to apply
Find out more
View the scholarship terms and conditions
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand – NZAID
Scholarships are available to assist international students to study at AUT in New Zealand through the NZAID programme.
New Zealand Government scholarships (NZAID)
Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade New Zealand website
New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships
Funded by the New Zealand Government and administered by Education New Zealand, the New Zealand International Doctoral Research Scholarships offer a significant educational opportunity. The scholarships provide financial support for students from designated countries undertaking doctoral degrees by research in New Zealand universities. Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic merit. Applications close on 15th July each year.
Education New Zealand website
NZ Commonwealth Doctoral Scholarships (UK Citizens)
One doctoral scholarship is offered annually by AUT under this scheme.
Commonwealth Scholarships website
New Zealand students who want to study overseas
Universities New Zealand Scholarships
Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara – lists scholarships, many of which fund postgraduate study overseas. These scholarships are funded from contributions from charitable trusts, individuals, governments and industry.
Universities New Zealand website
The Embassy of Japan in New Zealand
The Japanese Embassy offers the following fellowship/scholarship programmes:
- JENESYS Programme for Students Studying Japanese
- Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho:MEXT) Scholarships
Other useful websites for information on studying abroad
- British Council website
- DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) website
- Fulbright New Zealand website
- International Scholarships.com website
- Mexican Government Scholarships Programme for International Students website
- Overseas Research Students Awards Scheme website
- Swiss Government Excellence Scholarship Scheme website