Youth Guarantee
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This is an opportunity for free study

Are you under 20 years-old? Do you want to continue your education? UCOL is offering a limited number of Youth Guarantee scholarships under the Government's Youth Guarantee initiative.

The Youth Guarantee programme is designed for 16-19-year-olds who have left school and are keen to learn, but don't feel confident about tertiary study. UCOL will award scholarships to students who demonstrate a strong commitment to both study and to a career path, particularly one with vocational and practical skills, such as trades.


What can I get?

A Youth Guarantee scholar receives: 
  • One year of study fees paid.
  • Course related costs, where applicable.
  • Mentoring and support to increase the chances of successful programme completion. 

Important: Potential Youth Guarantee scholarship students are advised that some programmes of study may have limited places. The Youth Guarantee application is in addition to UCOL's normal enrolment process and so students are strongly advised to make their application for enrolment at the same time as their Youth Guarantee application.

More information 

For more information on Youth Guarantee Scholarships, please visit the UCOL Information Centre (cnr King and Princess Streets, Palmerston North) or contact Save Seruvatu, Youth Guarantee Coordinator


Susanne Croft

Youth Guarantee Coordinator


Phone: 06 952 7001 ext 70851


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