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Accommodation scholarships support new students enrolling at Massey University. Applicants should have a record of academic excellence, leadership, and community engagement and contribution.
A total of five scholarships will be awarded annually. The value of each scholarship shall be $5,000 per annum for qualified Massey enrolled students. Two scholarships will be allocated to students living at the Auckland campus, one general accommodation scholarship and one Māori student accommodation scholarship. Three scholarships will be allocated to students living at the Manawatū campus, two general accommodation scholarships and one Pasifika student accommodation scholarship.
All applicants must meet the following eligibility criteria:
All applicants need to meet the entry criteria for the programme they intend to enrol in at Massey University.
School leavers must be able to:
If a scholarship recipient leaves Massey's student accommodation for any reason, their scholarship will be terminated immediately and a lump sum applied to their account on a pro-rata basis and they will be required to pay this sum immediately before departure.
Applications are assessed based on evidence of academic excellence, leadership, and community engagement and contribution:
Applicants must provide a completed scholarship application form. A personal statement or testimony separately in written, audio or video form. Copies of school reports for Year 12 and 13 and evidence of acceptance into Massey University, when available.
The Accommodation Scholarship Review Team is responsible for awarding the accommodation scholarships. The Accommodation Scholarship Panel reserves the right to not award all scholarships in a year if there are no or insufficient suitable candidates apply.
The scholarship is in New Zealand dollars and is credited towards the accommodation fees the last 12 to 15 weeks of the residential agreement. The scholarship credit cannot be applied to any administration or contingency fees.
These scholarships are not tenable with other Massey University scholarships.
30 August in the year prior to the scholarship being tenable.
Download and complete the Accommodation scholarship application form (470 KB)
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Last updated on Thursday 15 August 2019