NZ$18,000 Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand 2022 Keir Trust Study Awards

Written by David on April 24, 2022

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Scholarship details

  • Area of study

  • Country of the Scholarship

    New Zealand
  • Scholarship Valid Until (Year)

  • Type of scholarship

    Bachelor's scholarship
  • Scholarship amount given

    > 12000
  • Type of scholarship administrator

  • Mode of scholarship (Online/Offline)

  • Applier's country

  • Expenses covered

  • Scholarship Contact Details

    55 Wellesley Street East, Auckland CBD, Auckland 1010, New Zealand

The cost of a university education can be prohibitive – yet the benefits are numerous, not only for the students themselves but also for their families, communities, as well as for the larger community and economy. This is one of the reasons why this scholarship is being offered.

The Keir Trust Study Awards are intended to encourage students from both the Auckland region and beyond who are experiencing financial difficulties to pursue postsecondary education at AUT by providing financial aid as well as on-going non-financial assistance. Consequently, we actively encourage awardees to serve as role models for other students and members of their school and community communities.


About the Scholarship:

The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) was founded in the year 2000 and is a public research university. It was founded in 1895 as Auckland Technical School, and students may take evening classes there. When Auckland Technical College began offering daytime sessions, it was renamed to reflect this. In 2000, the university was renamed to reflect its new status as a university. It is a member of the Association of Asia Pacific Business Schools (AAPBS), the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), and the Consejo Latinoamericano de Escuelas de Administracion (CLAEA), among others (CLADEA). NASA, Air New Zealand, Spark, and Orion Health are just a few of the many large and small businesses with which AUT has collaborated in the past and now does. The university has three locations: the City Campus in Auckland’s central business district, the North Campus in Northcote, and the Manukau Campus (South Campus). The campuses are well-equipped with outstanding study spaces, administrative offices, as well as recreational and housing halls and facilities. Expert mental health counselors are available to students at AUT for free therapy sessions and support services. Campuses have a wide variety of places to get nutritious food and drinks such cafés, pubs, and restaurants. Libraries, gyms, training rooms, sporting areas, printing centers, student lounges, childcare facilities, bookshops, and student service centers are examples of other on-campus amenities. Everywhere on campus, students have access to free Wi-Fi.

Students at AUT can live on campus in catered and self-catered apartments and townhouses. Shopping, entertainment, and recreation options are conveniently located near each campus. AUT has a fleet of buses to help students and faculty get about the university. This university features a hierarchical academic organization, with five faculties and a total of 17 schools. Among the more than 250 degree and certificate programs offered by the university are those in the following areas: art and design; economics; science; education; engineering; mathematics; computer science; clinical studies; language; psychology; nursing; tourism and hospitality; law; public health; social science; and athletics. 29.250 students and 3,400 employees make up the student body at Auckland University of Technology, which is home to 195 full and associate professors. At the university, 994 students are pursuing PhD degrees. The university has 5,600 international students, or around 19 percent of the student body, who attend. There are almost 100,000 graduates of AUT around the world. More than a few of its graduates have found success in the media, technology, education, and political arenas. This year, the list includes Carol Hirschfeld (journalist and documentary maker), Stephen Tindall (founder of The Warehouse) Bruce Leslie McLaren (engineer and race car designer), Annette Sylvia Presley (entrepreneur and Slingshot’s co-founder), Charlotte Glennie (the first female Asian ABC correspondent), Peter Williams (para-alpine sit skier), Jim Anderton (New Zealand politician), Claire Jane McLachlan (academician), Dominic Bowden (TV show host), and Jo (TV and radio presenter).


Scholarship Sponsor(s): Auckland University of Technology (AUT)

Scholarship Country: New Zealand

Scholarship Worth:  NZ$18,000

Study Level: Undergraduate

Nationality: International Students



Scholarship Offer: 

Over the course of three years, the successful applicants for the Keir Trust Study Awards 2022 will earn a total of NZ$13,000 to NZ$18,000 in funding..


Eligibility for Scholarship.

  • Applicants for the Keir Trust Study Awards in 2022 must be citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand in order to be considered.
  • Candidates should be self-motivated and committed to achieving success in their chosen field.
  • It is necessary for applicants to meet all of the prerequisites of the AUT program.
  • The candidates should not be in receipt of any other scholarship unless with the specific agreement of The Keir Trust.
  • Students in their second year are required to act as mentors to first-year students who are applying for the position.
  • Candidates wishing to be considered for Keir Trust Study Awards in 2022 may submit their applications through the AUT Scholarship Application Portal.
  • Applicants are required to upload documentation of their financial hardship.
  • Candidates should acquire a letter of recommendation from their school principle or an impartial referee confirming their financial hurdles, personal characteristics, potential to be a role model, and any other pertinent information they may have.



The Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand 2022 Keir Trust Study Awards is open to all International Students


More than 50 international students who have never attended the University of Winnipeg before are now eligible for 53 new scholarships. The University of Winnipeg President’s Scholarship is for foreign students entering for the first time in any University division – undergrad, graduate, collegian or ELP or PACE – are eligible to receive this scholarship.


Application Procedure

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Application Deadline

The application deadline for Auckland University of Technology (AUT) New Zealand 2022 Keir Trust Study Awards  is  September 30, 2022

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