Otago Polytechnic

Covid-19 Relief Scholarships


We have scholarships available for international students studying postgraduate diploma, graduate diploma, bachelor, New Zealand diploma and certificate programmes at any of our three campuses or a master's degree at our Auckland campus. 

 

 

Master Scholarships

Our Master Scholarships provide $7,000 for the Master of Applied Management.

Who is eligible? Study area  Programme
International applicants  Management  Master of Applied Management
 

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Postgraduate Diploma Scholarships

Our Postgraduate Diploma Scholarships provide $5,000 for postgraduate diploma programmes.

Who is eligible? Study area  Programme
International applicants  A range of study areas All postgraduate diploma programmes
 

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Graduate Diploma Scholarships

Our Graduate Diploma Scholarships provide $4,000 for graduate diploma programmes.

Who is eligible? Study area  Programme
International applicants  A range of study areas All graduate diploma programmes
 

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Bachelor Scholarships

Our Bachelor Scholarships provide $5,000 each year for three years toward bachelor’s degrees programmes.

Who is eligible? Study area  Programme
International applicants A range of study areas All bachelor's degree programmes 
 

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New Zealand Diploma Scholarships

Our New Zealand Diploma Scholarships provide $4,000 a year toward New Zealand diploma programmes.

Who is eligible? Study area  Programme
International applicants  A range of study areas All New Zealand diploma programmes
 

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Certificate Scholarships 

Our Certificate Scholarships provide $2,000 for certificate programmes.

Who is eligible? Study area  Programme
International applicants A range of study areas All certificates 
 

Terms and Conditions

• Scholarships available for all Otago Polytechnic campuses.

• These scholarships are available to applicants who apply and provide all supporting documents by 5pm NZT 31 December 2020 for the following intakes:

o Auckland International Campus - August intake, 2020.

o Auckland International Campus - October intake, 2020.

o Auckland International Campus - January intake, 2021.

o Auckland International Campus - March intake, 2021.

o  Dunedin and Central campuses – Semester 2 July, 2020.

o Dunedin and Central campuses – Semester 1 February, 2021.

• To receive a scholarship in their second year, New Zealand Diplomas students must achieve at least a B Average in their first year.

• To receive a scholarship in their second and third year, Bachelor students must achieve at least a B average in the previous year.

• Students (or agents on behalf of students) must apply online for a programme.

• Students must meet all entry requirements for the programme.

• Subject to programme availability.

• Subject to class capacity. For the Auckland campus our minimum cohort size is 14, except for our Bachelor of Information Technology which as a minimum cohort size of 10. If the minimum class size not achieved, the scholarship will be rolled over to the next intake. 

• For students with RPL, scholarship amount will be applicable pro-rata to remaining courses.

• Scholarships can be combined for pathway programmes. e.g – NZCEL (L5) $ 2,000 + PGDAM $ 5,000 = $ 7,000 scholarship.

• Concurrent certificates are eligible for a further $2,000 scholarship.

 

How to apply?

Apply for your programme online directly from each programme page and the scholarship amount will be automatically deducted.

For more information please contact the appropriate International Marketing Team member.

 

Valeriya Hirsch

Europe, Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States

P +64 9 309 0301 ext. 827
M +64 27 202 6577

Valeriya.Hirsch@op.ac.nz

Chris Fei

China

+64 9 309 0301 ext. 804
+64 21 025 16618

Chris.Fei@op.ac.nz

Arlo Ramos

Indian Subcontinent, South East Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Japan, South Korea, Pacific Islands and the rest of the world.

M +64 275462737

OPAIC.Marketing@op.ac.nz

Timothy Maunze

Indian Subcontinent, South East Asia, Latin America, Middle East, Japan, South Korea, Pacific Islands and the rest of the world

M +64 275863699

OPAIC.Marketing@op.ac.nz