Quota New Zealand Educational Scholarship

Related scholarships

On this page

What does the scholarship get me?

Maximum value of $5,000

Closing dates for applications

Next: 15 August 2022

15 Aug

Length of award

One year

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The Quota New Zealand Educational Scholarship is available to young women under 25 and under planning to attend a Tertiary Institution for the first time.

Selection criteria

• Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand.
• The offer of the Scholarship is subject to the candidate fulfilling all requirements for admission to the Tertiary Institute of choice and enrolling in a full time programme of study in the year of tenure.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

What else should I know? You must be able to fulfil all requirements for admission to the Tertiary Institute of choice. You must be enrolling in a full time program of study.

How do students apply?

Along with a completed application form, applicants are to include a curriculum vitae which highlights the students eligibility in terms of the following selection criteria:

• List of personal achievements including any special reason why you think you deserve to be awarded the Scholarship.
• Two references
• An essay of how Quota International helps disadvantaged women and children and hearing and speech impaired individuals in New Zealand and in other Quota countries around the world.

• Applicants are to use the Quota websites www.quota.org/23-share-foundation and www.quotanz.org to learn more about Quota and the way Quota operates to complete the essay (Approximately 500 words).
Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

• Application forms will be available on http://www.quotanz.org from 1 May.
• Applications for the Scholarship will closeon15 July  and the successful candidate will be notified by 15 October

Decision makers

The Selection Panel will comprise of one trustee of the Pye Foundation or their nominee plus members of Quota International clubs of New Zealand.

History or background of award

Quota International is a non-profit organisation empowering women, children, the deaf, hard-of-hearing, and speech-impaired in local communities around the world. The scholarship shall be administered by Quota International of Auckland Inc. supported by the Pye Foundation.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

Quota International of Auckland Inc.
PO Box 99-506, Auckland 1149


Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in August 2020.