Year 13 Degree Scholarship

EIT offers 100 Year 13 Degree Scholarships to eligible Taupo, Hawkes Bay and Tairawhiti (Gisborne) students from Hicks Bay to Dannevirke and out to Taupo.  Apply now for FREE first year study fees.  You can study any one of our 12 degrees.

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How do I apply? 

Enrol now for an EIT degree programme, just tick the box on the back of the red enrolment form that confirms you are eligible for the grant.

It’s that easy!

Frequently Asked Questions 

If you have any questions regarding this grant, check out our frequently asked questions here

Student Profile 

Ben Greville

Having considered university, the former Hastings Boys’ High School student chose the EIT Bachelor of Computing Systems.  The deciding factor, he says, was EIT’s Year 13 Degree Student Grant – “it’s a really cool scholarship”.

Student Profile 

Olivia Mador-Puna

From Gisborne and a former boarder at Sacred Heart College in Napier, Olivia is studying the Bachelor of Recreation and Sport and was a recipient of a Year 13 Study Grant.

“It’s amazing,” Olivia enthuses.  “I probably couldn’t have come to EIT without it.”

What programme can I do? 

To qualify for the Year 13 Degree Study Grant you have to enrol in one of the following programmes:

Degrees offered at the campus in Hawke’s Bay:

The degree programmes offered in Tairawhiti:

Now here’s the small print – except it’s not that small, it’s really quite simple.

Applicants must: meet the entry requirements and be accepted onto one of the twelve degree programmes; be a year 13 Hawke’s Bay, Taupo or Gisborne school leaver; undertake full-time degree study in February; be a New Zealand citizen or hold a New Zealand residency permit.


The scholarship does not include:

  • Student’s Association fees
  • The need to repeat courses
  • Any added costs of repeating assessments
  • Any field trips/placement/course related costs.

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