Otago Polytechnic. Covid-19 Relief Scholarships

One of the leading state institution Otago Polytechnic provides scholarships for 2020-2021 year. NZ$ 2,000 to NZ$ 15,000 scholarships available for international students studying postgraduate diploma, graduate diploma, bachelor, New Zealand diploma and certificate programmes at any of our three campuses or a master’s degree at our Auckland campus.

The Institute provides about 50 areas of study focused on practice and employment. Campuses are located in Auckland, Dunedin and Central Otago.




Pathway programmes. English+Diploma

Discount NZ $ 2,000 for NZCEL Level 4-5

If a student takes English courses + a diploma program, then the discounts are summarize.

For example, NZCEL Level 5 (discount NZ $ 2,000) + master’s program (discount NZ $ 7,000). In total student can get a discount of NZ $ 9,000


Master Scholarships NZ$ 7,000

Available for Master of Applied Management Level 9.

Price without discount: NZ $ 36,050


Postgraduate Diploma. Scholarships NZ$ 5,000

Available for all Postgraduate programmes Level 8.

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Graduate Diploma. Scholarships NZ$ 4,000

Available for all Graduate Diploma programmes Level 7.

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Bachelor. Scholarships NZ$ 5,000 each year for three years toward bachelor’s degree programmes Level 7

Available for all bachelor’s degree programmes. Students must get at least a B average to be eligible for the scholarship in the following year. For 3 years programme student can get NZ$ 15,000 discount.

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Diploma. Scholarships NZ$ 4,000 a year toward diploma programmes Level 5 and 6

Available for all Diploma programmes. Students must get at least a B average to be eligible for the scholarship in the following year. For 2 years programme student can get NZ$ 8,000 discount.

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Certificate Level 2-5. Scholarships NZ$ 2,000

Available for all New Zealand Certificates.

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Auckland International Campus

2020: August, October
2021: January, March

 Dunedin and Central Otago campuses

2020: July
2021: February

These scholarships are available to applicants who apply and provide all supporting documents by 5pm NZT 31 December 2020.


* For all questions about study at Otago Polytechnic, contact Kiwi Education managers. We will be glad to find the right program for you.



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