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KiwiRail Scholarships

These scholarships are provided by KiwiRail to enable the sons and daughters of KiwiRail's permanent employees to undertake a first undergraduate degree or diploma at a New Zealand university, polytechnic, or college of education.

Eligibility

Applicants must:  

  • be the daughter or son of a permanent employee of KiwiRail (as at 1 December in the year of application)
  • be intending to enrol, or be currently enrolled, full time for a first undergraduate degree or diploma at a New Zealand university, polytechnic, or college of education
  • be able to demonstrate that their course of study aligns with KiwiRail's core functions (see the Regulations)
  • not have received a KiwiRail Scholarship before.
Value and number awarded

$2,000 per annum for one year

Up to ten scholarships are awarded annually.

Closing date 

1 December at 5pm (NZ time)

How to apply 
  1. Check your eligibility.
  2. Read the Regulations.
  3. Applications must be made online. A link to the application website is here.
Decisions made 

March

Last modified: August 1st, 2016