New Zealand scholarship opportunity for young ASEAN leaders | Lifestyle.INQ

OCTOBER 27, 2022

Victoria University of Wellington Hunter Building

Victoria University of Wellington is pleased to announce that five undergraduate scholarships are available to students from the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) region for study in 2017. Victoria is looking forward to receiving quality applications from the Philippines.

“The bond between Victoria University of Wellington and the ASEAN region has grown over many years and Victoria is proud to once again offer the ASEAN Undergraduate Tuition Fees Scholarships,”  Director of Victoria International, Julia Innocente-Jones said.  “The purpose of the scholarship is to promote educational opportunities for young ASEAN students who have an excellent academic record and leadership potential.”

Kelburn Campus aerial view

Victoria is one of New Zealand’s oldest and most prestigious universities, and has an established tradition of excellence in research-based teaching across seven faculties: Architecture and Design; Education; Engineering; Humanities and Social Sciences; Law; Science and the Victoria Business School.

Students in the hub

Ranked first by New Zealand’s Government for research quality, Victoria’s reputation attracts exceptional staff and students from around the world. In the 2016 QS World University Rankings, Victoria ranked in the top 100 universities in nine subjects including Accounting and Finance, Law, History, Linguistics and Psychology.

Students exploring the Wellington Waterfront

Victoria is also home to the Victoria Business School, one of an elite group of 73 business schools worldwide that holds the ‘Triple Crown’ of international accreditations of EQUIS, AACSB (Business), and AMBA.

Victoria is part of the vibrant, dynamic and bustling Wellington community, and takes advantage of its capital city status with unique links to the business, science, creative arts and public sectors.

Students on the lawn outside the Hunter Building

The ASEAN Undergraduate Tuition Fees scholarship is open to students from the ASEAN region and covers the tuition fees for the first year of study for an undergraduate degree commencing in 2017. Applicants must be under the age of 23 on 31 December 2016 and students must begin their study at Victoria in either Trimester 1 or Trimester 2, 2017.

Applications are now open and will be accepted until 31 October 2016. Further information, eligibility criteria and the application form can be found at:  ADVT.