External Funding Opportunities
Beyond the scholarships in our Finder, many funding opportunities are offered through other organisations.
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External funding organisations
These are some of the largest scholarship providers. Their scholarships are listed on the month pages above, by closing date.
Capstone provides a range of grants for Australian and New Zealand students and academics.
COLFUTURO is a Colombian non-profit foundation. Its main objective is to provide financial support and increase the possibilities of Colombian citizens to access high-quality postgraduate study programs abroad.
Education New Zealand
Education New Zealand manages scholarships for New Zealand students studying abroad and international students studying in New Zealand.
Fulbright New Zealand promotes educational and cultural exchange between New Zealand and the United States of America.
Golden Key International Honour Society (Waikato Chapter)
The society recognises and promotes Academic excellence in over 400 Universities worldwide. The Waikato Chapter is involved with volunteer work, academic improvement and fostering leadership skills.
German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)
DAAD provides support for study in Germany, including graduate scholarships, research grants, winter courses, study visits, and extension studies for artists.
Graduate Women New Zealand
This charitable trust aims to make a positive difference to education and employment for girls and women in New Zealand and internationally.
Health Research Council
The Health Research Council offers generous support for health-related study, including Māori and Pacific summer studentships, Masters and PhD scholarships, post-doctoral fellowships, and funding for researcher-initiated proposals.
Māori Education Trust
The Māori Education Trust supports Māori in tertiary education through grants and scholarships.
New Horizons for Women Trust
This charitable trust supports education, innovation and research that benefits women through their nation-wide awards.
New Zealand Foreign Affairs and Trade
These prestigious scholarships are for international students from developing countries to study in New Zealand and the Pacific.
TeachNZ scholarships focus on areas where teachers are needed. Every year they review data on teaching vacancies and trends in the teaching workforce to ensure the scholarships target areas of need.
Universities New Zealand Te Pōkai Tara
Universities New Zealand Te Pōkai Tara administers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate awards.
External scholarship databases
Generosity NZ - givME
The University of Waikato does not provide access to the giveMe website, but you can access it from a public library that holds a subscription.
The MoneyHub scholarship directory lists hundreds of university scholarships for Year 13 students who are interested in university study.
Research Professional is a tool for finding research funding. Access is automatic if you are on campus, however, if you are off campus or you would like set up search alerts, select 'Please log in to see your profile' on the right-hand side. You can then log in with your University of Waikato username and password.