If you’re thinking about a new career, learning something new, or improving your job prospects, there is support on offer.
You may qualify for this funding if you are a New Zealand citizen or resident who:
To find out if you're eligible, go to www.feesfree.govt.nz and enter your national student number (NSI). If you don't know your NSI there's a helpful link, and if you have more questions, see the FAQs.
Eligible programmes must meet these criteria:
Amount of funding available
There is a limit of NZ$12,000.00 for fees, which will cover tuition fees, associated fees and compulsory student services fees at UCOL Te Pūkenga.
Length, location and timing of study
Student allowances, living costs and course-related costs
If you meet the requirements, but still need support with funding other aspects of your study, you can apply to StudyLink.
Training Incentive Allowance
If you’re on a Government benefit, you may also be able to get the
Training Incentive Allowance.
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