Pacific Scholarships – New Zealand and the Pacific Islands

Two scholarships for tertiary students of Pacific heritage studying towards an undergraduate degree in accounting, living in either New Zealand or the Pacific Islands.

With a vision of increasing the number of accountants of Pacific heritage, Chartered Accountants ANZ is proud to offer two scholarships to tertiary students. These scholarships of NZ $5,000 each will assist students to progress their studies in accounting by providing financial support towards their tuition fees and course related costs.

Scholarship details

  • Accounting scholarship for Pacific students living in New Zealand Aotearoa

    Selection Criteria

    This scholarship is aimed at Pacific tertiary students who are studying towards an accounting degree (either full or part time). Applicants will need to be of Pacific heritage, living in New Zealand Aotearoa.

    Eligible applicants may be of any age and should demonstrate their commitment to the accounting profession.

    Value

    The successful winner of the Pacific Scholarship – New Zealand will receive NZ $5,000 to assist with study related expenses. They may also have an opportunity to gain a summer internship* with an accounting firm or another organisation.

    *Please note that a separate process, terms and conditions will apply for the internship.

  • Accounting scholarship for Pacific students residing across the Pacific islands

    Selection Criteria

    This scholarship is aimed at Pacific tertiary students who are studying towards an accounting degree (either full or part time). Applicants will need to be of Pacific heritage, living in one of the eligible Pacific Islands*.

    Eligible applicants may be of any age and should demonstrate their commitment to the accounting profession.

    Value

    The successful winner of the Pacific Scholarship – Pacific Islands will receive NZ $5,000 to assist with study related expenses.

     *Eligible countries for the scholarship are: 

    • Fiji
    • Kiribati
    • Marshall Islands
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Solomon Islands
    • Tonga
    • Tuvalu
    • Vanuatu
    • Nieu  
    • New Caledonia
    • Samoa
    • Cook Islands
     

Key Dates

Applications are now closed.

Applications open: Monday 1 August 2022
Applications close: Sunday 4 September 2022
Winners announced: By Friday 7 October 2022

If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

Meet the 2021 Pacific Scholarship recipients

Pasifika accounting students Epenisa Taukafa, Salvis Maurice Laurenson and Sinclair Pandinduo awarded 2021 Pacific Scholarships.

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