External Funding Opportunities

Apart from the Scholarships and Awards listed on our Scholarships Finder there are also other funding opportunities available through various external parties.

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External funding organisations

Capstone Editing

Capstone provides a range of grants for Australian and New Zealand students and academics.


DairyNZ helps New Zealand dairy farmers and the industry adapt to change and stay world-leading.  You may find Masters scholarships and summer internship roles advertised on the DairyNZ website.

Education New Zealand

Education New Zealand manages both inbound and outbound scholarship schemes.


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 Waikato Chapter of The Golden Key International Honour Society in New Zealand.  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 a range of grants and scholarships for study in Germany.

Graduate Women New Zealand

A charitable trust organisation which aims to make a positive difference to the education and employment outcomes for girls and women in New Zealand and internationally.

Health Research Council

The Health Research Council offers an impressive range of funding opportunities for health-related study and research.

Māori Education Trust

The Māori Education Trust was established to encourage Maori into tertiary education through the payments of grants and scholarships.

New Horizons for Women Trust

This national charitable trust supporting education, innovation and research that benefits women by providing a nation-wide awards programme.

New Zealand Foreign Affairs and Trade

These prestigious scholarships are for international students from developing countries to study in New Zealand and the Pacific.

Teach NZ

TeachNZ scholarships focus on areas where teachers are needed. Every year they review data on teaching vacancies and trends in the teaching workforce to make sure the scholarships continue to target areas of need.

Universities New Zealand - Te Pōkai Tara

Universities New Zealand – Te Pōkai Tara administers a wide range of nationally available undergraduate and postgraduate awards.

External scholarship databases

Generosity NZ - givME

Giv Me

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.


Money Hub

The MoneyHub scholarship directory lists hundreds of university scholarships for Year 13 students who are interested in university study.

Research Professional

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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.