Massey Business School Future Leaders Scholarship

Develop your potential!

The Massey Business School (MBS) Future Leaders Scholarship aims to recognise and support future leaders enrolling in full-time undergraduate degrees, who have a previous record of leadership and high academic achievement.

Closing date: 20 August

40 scholarships are offered annually, with the goal to award at least 25 per cent to students of Māori and Pasifika descent.

Tenure and value

The Future Leaders Scholarship is offered annually and valued to a maximum of $5,000.  It is to be used to assist undergraduate students undertaking programmes of study at Massey Business School, including those which are jointly taught with other Colleges.

  • Paid direct to your bank account in first year; or
  • Towards an overseas exchange in second or third year


All applicants must be New Zealand citizens or permanent residents who are transitioning to Massey University from secondary school; and who are intending to enrol:

  • For full-time (minimum 105 credits) study;
  • In the first year of a Bachelor degree-eligible programme
  • Within two years following the award issue date
  • At any Massey University campus

Students intending to study full-time via distance must contact the Marketing and Communication Manager, Massey Business School at to discuss their application and eligibility.

All applicants must meet the entry criteria for the programme they are intending to enrol in at Massey University.

1.     Applicants for the Future Leaders Scholarship must have attained an NCEA Level 2 Certificate with a merit endorsement or better (or equivalent qualification), and in the opinion of their school, must be clearly capable of achieving University Entrance.

2.     Applicants must also have been the leader of a school academic or cultural group, or captain of one of the school’s sports teams, or a leader within a community group or organisation.

Successful recipients are those have met the eligibility criteria, and who clearly demonstrate their potential for leadership development through their programme of study at Massey Business School, future participation in the Leadership Development programme, and/or involvement in a service role and/or Massey University club.

Conditions of the award

All recipients must fully engage in the Future Leaders Leadership programme and be actively involved in a service role and/or Massey University Club to remain eligible (from the time of commencing an eligible programme of study).

Closing Date

20 August in the year prior to the Award. 

Register your interest

To register your interest or for more information contact us.

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Myeonggyun (Matthew) Lee (seen here with head of the Massey Business School, Ted Zorn)  was the winner for 2013.

He was part of the winning team in the Global Enterprise Challenge run by the Young Enterprise Trust on Massey University's Albany campus last year that came up with an idea for a micro-business startup to create jobs for young people.

Wellington Captains Club members: Back row: Georgia Forrester (second year CC student), Genevieve Coleman, Loren Hunt, Andrea Ornido (second year CC student), Carrie-Ann Carrasco, Charlotte Wright.

Manawatu Captains Club members: Back row: Mitchell Williams, Matthias Hipp, Reihana Adlam, Jono King 
Third row: Chelsea Walls, Nicole Schaef, Emma Lourie, Patrick Taylor, Travis Taylor 
Second row: Abigail White, Mridhula Mishra, Grace King, Zivannah Walker,
Front row: Nicole Booker, Fraser Dymond, Aliesh Mallon

Albany Captains Club members: 
Back row: Sam Kerse, Josh Higgie, Matthew Harris 
Front row: Rebekah Lilly, Eryn Crombie

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