Information for parents and students: tertiary education – fees free and student support increases

From 1 January 2018, eligible students will be able to access one year fees-free tertiary education and a $50 a week boost to student allowances and living cost loan limits. 

  • StudyLink - for queries around StudyLink applications

  • Inland Revenue – for queries around student loan repayments and how to manage them

  • Careers New Zealand – for independent information and advice about planning for further study and career

  • New Zealand Qualifications Authority – for queries around meeting qualification requirements towards further education

  • University Scholarships for Year 13 Students  MoneyHub has published a guide to hundreds of scholarships for students starting university in 2020. All universities are covered, and there are hundreds of privately-funded, Maori, Pacific and International university scholarships too. Applications close throughout the year, with tens of millions of dollars available. MoneyHub has also published a list of tips for scholarship success. To find suitable scholarships, visit the MoneyHub Scholarship page

  • Maori Education Trust 2020 Scholarships

  • Rocket Lab Scholarship