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New Zealand Institute of Sport Scholarships

History of award

Each year NZIS offers a selected number of free tuition scholarships across our three sites in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.


Students applying for study at the New Zealand Institute of Sport may wish to apply for a part of full fees scholarship.


Consideration will be given to applicants who have demonstrated a strong commitment to sport.

This may be shown through all or some of the following areas:
Sport performance reflected in representative honours
Academic achievements
Involvement in school, club, community or sport activities such as Coaching or Sports Administration
Desire to have a career in the police or services (NZIS Pre-Police course only)
Hardship cases where students would benefit from financial support towards study costs.

Number of awards

One + (Maori and Pacific island categories also available)


Tuition Fees.


One Year.

Closing dates

30 November 2020
30 November 2021
30th November each year

How do students apply?

To apply for a scholarship you should accompany your application to join one of our programmes with a CV that includes two personal referees as well as the details of your sporting and or cultural achievements (if applicable).
Scholarship Page

Further information available from

New Zealand Institute of Sport - Christchurch
Level 4 Radio Network House
155 Worcester Street
03 961 3046 phone
03 961 3047 fax

New Zealand Institute of Sport - Botany Town
Level One Botany Town Centre
588 Chapel Road
East Auckland
09 278 8894 phone
09 278 8804 fax

Decision makers

New Zealand Institute of Sport Scholarship Committee.


New Zealand Institute of Sport
PO Box 1260
Wellington 6140
Phone: 0800 694 776