WSU Sole Caregiver Award

Closing Date 30 May 2024
Key details

Value $1,000

Study level(s) Undergraduate, Postgraduate (Taught), Postgraduate (Research)

Subject area(s) Arts, Social Sciences, Business / Management, Education, Computer Science, Mathematics, Health, Engineering, Law, Māori & Indigenous Studies, Science

For students who are the sole primary caregiver in their family.


For students who are enrolled part- or full-time at the University of Waikato and are the sole primary caregiver in their family. Students must also have completed at least one year of study (120-points) at the University of Waikato.

How to Apply

  1. Read the guidelines

    Please ensure you read the regulations before you commence the application process.

  2. If you are new, complete an application to enrol

    You will need to do this BEFORE you can have access to apply for Scholarships and Awards.

    Application to enrol
  3. Apply using MyWaikato

    Once you have an account, log into MyWaikato and click on the ‘Scholarships’ tab to see the list of available scholarships

    Apply now

Note: If you are a current student or already have a University of Waikato account you will be redirected to the MyWaikato screen. Log in to MyWaikato, select the ‘Scholarships’ tab and choose the scholarship you wish to apply for from the list at the bottom of the page.