UCOL Scholarships

UCOL offers a range of scholarships and lets you know about applicable funding options from other organisations, so that you can access financial support and pursue your dreams.

To find out more see the scholarships page on UCOL's public website. Note that this information is being refreshed over the next few days. If you have any questions, feel free to get in touch.


Palmerston North

Cath Holdsworth (06) 952 7000 ScholarshipPN@ucol.ac.nz​



Vanessa Doltrice (06) 952 2300 ext 72017 (mornings) 72044 (afternoons) V.Doltrice@ucol.ac.nz



Coral Hanna (06) 956 3800 ext 60793 C.Hanna@ucol.ac.nz

Bronwyn Paul (06) 965 3800 ext 63842 B.Paul@ucol.ac.nz​



Kiyo Cox (09) 523 0263 K.Cox@ucol.ac.nz​


Application Tips

An application form needs to be completed and submitted along with a current reference and CV.

Your application needs to cover:

Why you want and/or need the scholarship, why you think you should get it, relevant evidence to back up your reasons.

The process for awarding most of the scholarships is as follows:

  1. The scholarship or award is advertised.
  2. You decide which scholarship(s) you are eligible to apply for and submit written applications’ according to the guidelines given.
  3. The Scholarships Committee meets to decide on successful applicants.
  4. The committee informs successful and unsuccessful applicants.
  5. Scholarships are presented at a ceremony.



Non-UCOL Scholarships

The following links may help in your search for scholarship information. These are not the only sites, you can explore the web for others.

Links to Māori and Pacific Island Scholarships









Nursing Scholarships




General Links

This is a site where you can ‘sort’ out your money issues: http://www.sorted.co.nz.

Go to this site to find out more information about student Loans and Allowances and other financial support StudyLink can give. http://www.studylink.govt.nz

Search Generosity New Zealand's givMe database of scholarships.​​​​