Financial assistance

Financial assistance

Fees Free

If you are a New Zealand citizen or Permanent Resident and new to tertiary study then you might be eligible to receive your first year of study for free. The New Zealand government will cover the cost of tuition and mandatory fees for the first 120 credits – the equivalent of one year of full-time study. To see if you are eligible, visit their website at www.feesfree.govt.nz.

StudyLink

If you are a full-time student and a New Zealand or Australian citizen, or a permanent resident, you may be eligible for a student loan or allowance through StudyLink to help with your compulsory fees, course related costs and living costs. The student allowance is a weekly payment for full-time students to help with day-to-day living costs. For more information see the StudyLink website www.studylink.govt.nz.

Scholarship opportunities

If you are planning to study with NZTC you may be eligible to apply for a scholarship. We have scholarships available for both Early Childhood Education and Health and Wellbeing qualifications. Click on the tabs below to view more information about the different scholarships available for your chosen field of study.
 

ECE Sholarships

Limited time study scholarships

NZTC has supported the early childhood sector for over 37 years. Furthering this commitment, we are gifting extensive teaching scholarships for a limited time to encourage the growth of much needed registered ECE teachers throughout New Zealand.

  • New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5) Usually $5,848 Now $999
  • Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education) First Year Usually $6,021 Now $999
  • Graduate Diploma in Teaching (Early Childhood Education) Usually $8,071 Now $1,899

To download the flyer click HERE.

If you have any questions about this scholarship, please contact the enrolments team at enrolments@nztertiarycollege.ac.nz,
or (09) 520 4000 / (03) 366 8000.

Open for applications from 11 November 2019 – 28 February 2020.
Study must commence by 30 March 2020.
Domestic students only.

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Are you of Māori or Pasifika descent? If so, you may be eligible for a scholarship that saves you up to 80% off your study fees for the first year.

Apply for one of our teacher education scholarships today and if your application is successful, you’ll pay only $999 towards your first year of study for a:

  • Bachelor of Teaching (Early Childhood Education)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 6)
  • New Zealand Diploma in Early Childhood Education and Care (Level 5)

To download the flyer click HERE.

If you have any questions about this scholarship, please contact the enrolments team at enrolments@nztertiarycollege.ac.nz,
or (09) 520 4000 / (03) 366 8000.

* Please contact enrolments prior to applying for the scholarship.

External Scholarships

TeachNZ Teacher Recruitment Scholarships:
TeachNZ Teacher Recruitment Scholarships (Early Childhood Education) have been introduced for qualifications leading to New Zealand Teacher Registration, to increase the number of teachers in the early childhood sector. An early childhood education scholarship pays course fees and, for full-time students only, the scholarship pays an allowance of up to $10,000 over the period of study. For more information see the TeachNZ website - www.teachnz.govt.nz.

Ministry of Education:
ECE Service Teacher Education Grants (ECESTEG) are intended to support teacher-led services to assist staff members to gain their first Teaching Council of Aotearoa New Zealand approved early childhood teacher qualification that leads to Teacher Registration. Application forms are sent to all teacher-led services and will also be available on the Ministry of Education website - www.minedu.govt.nz.

Are you interested in advancing your career in health and wellbeing?

Apply for a scholarship with NZTC today.

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Level 2) - FREE

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing – Health Assistance Strand (Level 3) - $275 (was $3,455)

New Zealand Certificate in Health and Wellbeing (Advanced Support) (Level 4) - $475 (was $3,461)

  • Monthly intakes
  • NZQA approved
  • Person-centred care
  • Flexible learning modes

To download the flyer click HERE.

Please note: Domestic students only. Terms and conditions apply.

If you have any questions about these scholarships, please contact the enrolments team at enrolments@nztertiarycollege.ac.nz, or (09) 520 4000 / (03) 366 8000.