Business Excellence Scholarship

For students transitioning from secondary school into a Massey Business School bachelor degree programme.

Scholarship overview

Status: Open

Key facts

Value: $7,000 towards tuition plus mentoring and leadership development
Duration: Three years' duration
Number available: Up to 20 awards
Type of study: Full-time, Undergraduate
Of note: Faculty and Peer Mentoring. Leadership Development. Community Service Opportunities.

Application dates

Applications open: 1 July 2024
Closing date: 1 October 2024


Eligibility restrictions: Domestic or International Students. Massey Business School degree programmes. School leavers. Full time study.

The Business Excellence Scholarship supports students enrolling in a Massey Business School undergraduate degree by providing tuition fee assistance in years two and three, as well as developmental mentoring.

Who we're looking for

We're looking for well rounded students who have proven success in academics and leadership roles.

What you'll be studying

This is an undergraduate scholarship. You will be enrolling full time in an undergraduate degree within Massey Business School in one of the following programmes:

  • Bachelor of Business (BBus)
  • Bachelor of Accountancy (BAcc)
  • Bachelor of Aviation (BAv)
  • Bachelor of Aviation Management (BAvMan)
  • Bachelor of Communication (BC); (Communication Management, Digital Marketing, Public relations, and Journalism specialisations)

Eligibility criteria

You will be:

  • transitioning to Massey University from secondary school
  • intending to enrol full-time (minimum 105 credits) in the first year of an eligible bachelor’s degree programme within Massey Business School

Applications should have:

  • attained an NCEA Level 2 Certificate with a merit endorsement or better (or equivalent qualification for non-NCEA or international applicants)
  • 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

Application checklist

Include the following with your application:

  • Transcripts for your secondary school results to date.
  • A personal statement on your suitability to receive the Business Excellence Scholarship, outlining your experience with leadership and potential leadership

Selection considerations

When selecting our recipients we will consider your secondary school results, as well as your statement on your leadership experience and potential.