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There are thousands of scholarships, grants and awards in New Zealand.





Toptal Scholarships for Women
Toptal will award five scholarships to aspiring female leaders in five global regions: Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania. Each winner will receive (US)$10,000 and a year of weekly one-on-one mentoring by a Toptal expert.
For more information and to apply, go to:
Application deadline for NZ is 30 November 2018. You must be at least 16 years old to apply.




Check out these tips to help you start! –Scholarship Presentation

Scholarships can apply to different education levels, such as a diploma or Master’s degree, and can also vary in what they cover.  For example, some scholarships may cover tuition fees only, while others cover all course costs and some of your living expenses. There are thousands of scholarships, grants and awards

To get a scholarship, you need to meet certain criteria, which can be based on things like:

  • area of study
  • academic merit
  • community service or involvement
  • ethnicity
  • financial hardship
  • the industry or trade
  • leadership
  • the region you grew up in, or where you plan to study.


Check out the Scholarship database givMe  available at the Public Libraries or you can access it from home if you have a Public Library card and PIN.  You enter details  about yourself and proposed area of study and a search  is made for suitable scholarships.


Scholarships from Universities, Polytechnics and Wānanga

Many Universities, Polytechs and other education providers offer their own scholarships, grants and awards. There’s often a scholarships officer or career adviser who can tell you what scholarships you may be eligible for (whether they’re offered by the university or by someone else).  These tertiary education providers may also have a list of scholarships on their websites, including eligibility criteria and application forms.

To find out more, check out the different options from the education providers listed under the Tertiary Providers tab.


Other Scholarships Available


Le Cordon Bleu New Zealand Culinary Institute is excited to announce that they are now offering scholarships for domestic students interested in studying cookery, patisserie, and culinary management.

The first scholarship is for the Bachelor of Culinary Arts and Business Programme which is a degree that teaches the practical skills required to manage and run a business.

The second scholarship is for Diplome de Cuisine and Diplome de Patisserie programmes, that teaches students, who are interested in becoming cuisine or pastry chefs, how to master the necessary skills to create refined, high-quality dishes through a combination of demonstrations, practical sessions, and theory lessons.

To Find Out More about each individual scholarship available, click on links below to access Le Cordon Bleu’s website.

Bachelor of Culinary Arts & Business
Diplome De Cuisine or Diplome De Patisserie