Application opening and closing dates for your country

The 2024 tertiary Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships portal will open on the 1st of February and close on the 28th of February 2024.

On the 1st of February 2024 the portal will open at 12:00am (midnight) New Zealand time (NZT) On the 28th of February 2024 the portal will close at 12:00pm (midday) New Zealand time.

You can submit your application any time between the opening date and the closing deadline. We do not accept late applications.

The Manaaki New Zealand Scholarships online application system can get overloaded at application closing time. This can cause technical issues. To avoid any disappointment, submit your application 3-10 days before the closing deadline. We accept no responsibility for technical problems with any IT systems.

Deadlines are in New Zealand Time (NZDT). Applications close at midday, not midnight.

For more information on how to apply for a scholarship click here.