Massey Business School Future Leaders Scholarship

You could be one of New Zealand's future business leaders

This scholarship was established to recognise and support emerging leaders enrolling in full-time business programmes at Massey University with a previous record of leadership and high academic achievement.

Closing date: 20 August

There will be at least 40 Future Leader Scholarships awarded per year and at least 10 of these will be awarded to Māori and Pasifika students.

Tenure and value

The award is for tuition fees of Massey Business School courses, that are in the first year of study on any of Massey University campuses. Unused funds are forfeited and do not get carried forward.

The value of the Award is up to a maximum of $5000.

The award shall be paid in two instalments upon confirmation of enrolment in semesters one and two following the official withdrawal dates for these semesters. On acceptance of the award, a recipient may request that the scholarship be deferred up to three years from the date of issue. However on uplifting the scholarship students must be enrolled in their first year of study (level 100 courses).


1. All Applicants

All applicants must be eligible, and intending, to enrol: for full-time (minimum of 105 credits) study; in the first year (i.e. 100 level) of a bachelor degree eligible programme; within three years following the award issue date; at any Massey University campus.

Eligible programmes include:

  • Bachelor of Business (BBus)
  • Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc)
  • Bachelor of Applied Economics (BApplEcon)
  • Bachelor of Aviation (BAv)
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management (BAvMan)
  • Bachelor of Business and Retail Management (BBRM)
  • Bachelor of Communication (BC) (communication management, marketing communication, public relations, journalism majors)
  • Bachelor of AgriCommerce (BAgriCom) - five awards only (offered in conjunction with the College of Science)
  • Bachelor of Sport Management (BSptMgt)

All applicants need to meet the entry criteria for the programme that they intend to enrol in at Massey University.

2. Applicants for the Massey Business School 'Future Leaders' Scholarship must have attained an NCEA Level 2 certificate at Year 12 and in the opinion of the School, must be clearly capable of achieving University Entrance. 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.

3.Payment of the second installment of the Future Leaders Scholarship is dependent on passing all courses in the first semester of study.  If any courses are failed in the first semester of study, the second installment will not be paid in the following semester.  If the recipient passes all papers in the non-funded semester, s/he will be eligible to draw on the remaining scholarship funds for the immediately subsequent semester of study.

Responsibility for the award

The Award will be confirmed by the Director of Teaching and Learning, Massey Business School, Massey University.

Conditions of the award

The Massey Business School 'Future Leaders' Scholarship may be held concurrently with any other Massey University bursary or scholarship.

Closing Date

20 August in the year prior to the Award. 


Payment will be made against tuition fees in two instalments upon confirmation of enrolment in semesters one and two following the official withdrawal dates for these semesters. The scholarship funds will be credited onto the student’s Massey University fees account and will be credited against Massey Business School papers only.


Application form below.

Massey_Business_Future_Appln.pdf (206 KB)

Submitting your application

Please email your completed application as a pdf to the Scholarships Office 


send as a hardcopy to:

  • Post: Scholarships, Massey University, Private Bag 11-222, Palmerston North 4442
  • Courier Address: Scholarships Office, Massey University, Tennent Drive, Palmerston North.

Applications will NOT be accepted more than 3 months in advance of the closing date (not before 20 May). 

Future Leaders Scholarship flyer (890 KB)

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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