Applications are open for the 2018 Scholarships


The Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust (TINZT) Scholarship is available to help young New Zealanders get their first year of tourism-related tertiary study off to a fantastic start.

The Scholarship covers $2500 of full tuition fees for the first year of study.

Up to three Scholarships will be awarded this year.

The Scholarships are for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents who have successfully completed NCEA Level 2 and are planning to commence a tourism related course of study at an NZQA accredited tertiary institute in New Zealand in 2018. 

Applications close 3 October 2017.  


Download the Application Form


Winning is fantastic!

We talked with the 2016 scholarship recipients part-way through their first year of tertiary study. Read what they had to say about the benefits of winning. 


“The scholarship has been fantastic. Not only has it helped me get ahead financially, it has also given me a chance to spend time learning more about the industry." Read more.          

          Georgia McLean, studying a tourism management degree at Victoria University of Wellington


Winning the TINZT scholarship has allowed me to meet some inspirational people who work in the tourism industry, which has motivated me to work harder at my tertiary education as I want to work with them in the future.” Read more.

          Samantha McGhie, studying a Bachelor of Management Studies, majoring in marketing, at the University of Waikato

“Being one of the recipients of this scholarship has helped hugely with my studies, giving me the motivation to achieve my goals.” Read more.

          Aleesha Crouch, studying for a WINTEC certificate in Tourism and an International City & Guilds Diploma