MFAT

New Zealand Scholarship Programme

Hōtaka Karahipi Aotearoa

Apply online for a Scholarship

Step 1

Confirm your eligibility


Before you start your application, you need to complete an online eligibility checklist.

When you successfully complete the eligibility checklist you will be given an eligibility code.

You will need your eligibility code in order to start your application form – so please make a note of it at the end of your eligibility checklist.

Step 2

Create a RealMe login


To apply for a Scholarship online you will need a RealMe login. You will use this login any time that you want to access your online Scholarship application, and can also use the same login for other New Zealand Government services – including applying for a Student Visa through Immigration NZ – if you are successful in being awarded a Scholarship.

Step 3

Register with NZ Scholarships online


The first time that you login you will also need to register with NZ Scholarships online. To do this you will need to provide us with basic details such as your name, email address and the eligibility code from Step 1 above.

You will be taken directly to the Scholarships registration page once you have created your RealMe login.

If an intake is not currently open for applications, you can pre-register and receive an email alert when applications open.

Step 4

Complete your application


Once logged in and registered you will be able to apply for any New Zealand Scholarship intake that is open for your country. You can keep returning to work on your application by using the RealMeLogin access button below. Make your you’ve read the Application Guidance section of our website. It has essential information and helpful tips on how to complete this online application.

You can also update your email address at any time and return to view your submitted application. Use the RealMe Login below


Login with RealMe

To access the New Zealand Scholarships Online Application Form, you need a RealMe account. If you’ve already created a RealMe account, use it below to login.