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Scholarships at Carey

Carey has a number of scholarships and funds for domestic students studying in New Zealand. All are annual unless otherwise stated.

Scholarship award decisions will be made on the basis of a completed application or nomination by the Carey Scholarships Sub-Committee. Completing an application does not guarantee you will receive a scholarship.

Carey Scholarships

This scholarship is available for Māori and Pasifika Students.

To be considered, applicants must have the potential to contribute to mission and ministry, potential to succeed academically, and be able to demonstrate financial hardship.

Amount Application Closing Date
Tuition Fees Rebate – up to $3,000 1 March (Semester 1 start)
1 August (Semester 2 start)

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This scholarship is available for Female Students with a priority given to those enrolled in the Graduate Diploma, Postgraduate Diploma and Masters programmes.

To be considered, applicants must have the potential to contribute to mission and ministry, potential to succeed academically, and be able to demonstrate financial hardship.

Amount Application Closing Date
Tuition Fees Rebate – up to $3,000 1 March (Semester 1 start)
1 August (Semester 2 start)

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This scholarship is available for Master of Applied Theology Students who are registered Baptist Pastors.

To be considered, applicants must be a registered baptist pastor.

Amount Application Closing Date
Tuition Fees Rebate for one postgraduate course in an academic year. 1 March (Semester 1 start)

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This scholarship is available for Master of Applied Theology Students.

To be considered, applicants must have academic achievement and identified research areas of significant or special interest to Carey.

Amount Application Closing Date
Tuition Fees Rebate – up to $10,000 1 March (Semester 1 start)

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This scholarship is available primarily for Brethren Students in the Bachelor of Applied Theology.

To be considered, applicants must have the potential to contribute to the life and ministry of the church and potential to succeed academically.

Amount Application Closing Date
Tuition Fees Rebate – up to $3,000 1 March (Semester 1 start)
1 August (Semester 2 start)

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This scholarship is available for Pastoral Leadership Students.

To be considered, applicants must have relocated to Auckland for Pastoral Leadership training.

Amount Application Closing Date
Up to $10,000 for a family with one or more children
Up to $5,000 for a married couple
Up to $2,500 for an individual
1 December (for the following year)

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Other Scholarships

There are scholarships available to students through other organisations, trusts and denominations.  Please see below for information.

Other Church/Denominational Funding

A number of scholarships are available for Brethren students engaged in tertiary study. We strongly encourage you to check out the different options here.

In the past a number of Anglican students have been supported in their study by specific denominational funding. Some local churches also support individual students with their tuition fees.

Māori
  • Northern Baptist Association Scholarships – for more information please email [email protected].
  • Wilberforce Scholarships – for more information please contact Carey.
  • The Māori Education Trust provides financial assistance for Māori students undertaking tertiary study.
  • The Sir Apirana Ngata Memorial Scholarship is for Māori students studying in any field in any tertiary education institution. Preference is given to descendents of Māori World War One veterans.
  • Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarships are offered to enterprising, innovative and influential Māori, who meet the criteria and possess characteristics that are identified as being consistent with those of the 28th Māori Battalion.
  • Ngai Tahu Scholarships are offered to Ngai Tahu to support their tribal vision: mō tātou, ā, mō kā uri ā muri ake nei.
Pasifika
International
  • New Zealand Educated  provides scholarship information for both international and New Zealand students.
  • The New Zealand Aid Programme  provides support for citizens of some developing countries to undertake vocational training or tertiary level study in their home country, in New Zealand or in the Pacific region.
General
  • The Matt Alexander Scholarship, provided by the Longview Trust, assists suitable recipients from across the New Zealand church to undertake postgraduate theological study.
  • The David Bay Evangelism Scholarship, provided by the Hillview Trust, assists suitable recipients from across the New Zealand church with evangelistic gifts and abilities, to increase their fruitfulness through informal or undergraduate studies.

“At Carey we believe that the God of mission is at work in the world by the Spirit to renew people and places in Christ. Our calling is to equip Christian leaders with the convictions, competencies, and capacity to participate in that mission, bringing gospel renewal in churches and communities across Aotearoa and around the world.”

– John Tucker, Principal