New Zealand Institute of Sport Scholarships

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What does the scholarship get me?

Tuition Fees.

Closing dates for applications

Next: 30 November 2023

30th November each year

Length of award

One Year.

Number of awards offered

One + (Maori and Pacific island categories also available)

Purpose of award

Students applying for study at the New Zealand Institute of Sport may wish to apply for a part of full fees scholarship.

Selection criteria

Consideration will be given to applicants who have demonstrated a strong commitment to sport.

This may be shown through all or some of the following areas:
Sport performance reflected in representative honours
Academic achievements
Involvement in school, club, community or sport activities such as Coaching or Sports Administration
Desire to have a career in the police or services (NZIS Pre-Police course only)
Hardship cases where students would benefit from financial support towards study costs.

How do students apply?

To apply for a scholarship you should accompany your application to join one of our programmes with a CV that includes two personal referees as well as the details of your sporting and or cultural achievements (if applicable).
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Decision makers

New Zealand Institute of Sport Scholarship Committee.

History or background of award

Each year NZIS offers a selected number of free tuition scholarships across our three sites in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.

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

New Zealand Institute of Sport
PO Box 1260, Wellington 6140
0800 694 776


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 December 2021.