Fund Details
AUT Undergraduate School Leaver Scholarships


AUT School Leaver Scholarships are available under the categories below, applicants are encouraged to apply for all categories for which they are eligible.
  • Academic Excellence: High academic achievement.
  • Significant Student: Contribution at a high level to the school or community. Applicants under this category must hold leadership positions and/or be active in cultural pursuits or sport at a representative level.
  • Kiwa: Māori and Pacific students demonstrating all-round ability and leadership potential. Applicants applying under this category must declare that they are of Māori or Pacific descent and also declare this ethnicity when applying for admission to AUT.
  • New Horizons: Students from a Decile 1 - 4 Auckland Region School. See list of eligible schools in the Regulations - Appendix 1 (pages 4 -5).

Amount and Type of Award:

An award of $6,500 to support full-time in a degree programme at AUT. This will either be paid as:
  • Option 1: A contribution towards accommodation in an approved Hall of Residence to be paid directly to the relevant Halls of Residence; or
  • Option 2: Payment into the student’s personal bank account in three instalments throughout the year commencing in mid-March.


  • The scholarship is awarded for one year only.  

  • Recipients of this award who pass all papers and meet the eligibility requirements at the completion of their first year should apply for the AUT Undergraduate Scholarship (Fees) available for all subsequent years of study in an AUT Bachelor’s degree.

Search Filters:

  • New Zealand Citizen
  • New Zealand Permanent Resident
  • Australian Citizen
  • Australian Permanent Resident
    Level of Study
    • Undergraduate (1st Year)
      AUT School
      • Business School
      • Colab: Creative Technologies
      • Law School
      • School of Science
      • School of Art and Design
      • School of Clinical Sciences
      • School of Communication Studies
      • School of Engineering Computer and Mathematical Sciences
      • School of Education
      • School of Hospitality Tourism and Events
      • School of Interprofessional Health Studies
      • School of Language and Culture
      • School of Public Health and Psychosocial Studies
      • School of Social Sciences and Public Policy
      • School of Sport and Recreation
      • Te Ara Poutama
        Other Criteria
        • Leadership
          Begin Accepting Applications Date:
          1 Jul 2020
          Deadline Date (NZST Time Zone):
          1 Sep 2020 11:59 PM