International Student Scholarships


Helping students succeed! 

We have a range of scholarships that prospective SIT International Students can apply for to help assist them with their fees.


Scholarship List


MFAT New Zealand Scholarships for International Students

The New Zealand Government offers scholarships to eligible citizens from developing countries to study in New Zealand. These scholarships are from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs & Trade New Zealand. 

Southern Institute of Technology is proud to be one of only eleven approved New Zealand education institutions for these scholarships.

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Education New Zealand Generation Study Abroad Excellence and Travel Awards

As a country partner to the Generation Study Abroad initiative, Education New Zealand offers US $2,000 to help American students fund their flight to New Zealand.

Generation Study Abroad New Zealand Institutes of Technology and Polytechnics Excellence Awards offer US $500 Excellence Awards to US students studying for a semester at an Institute of Technology/Polytechnic.

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Other International Scholarships

Many scholarships for international students - including PhD scholarships and scholarships for Masters’ degrees - are offered by the New Zealand Government, other governments, educational institutions and philanthropists.

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