2020 TINZT Academic Scholarships 

The Trust is awarding up to two tourism scholarships - one awarded to an applicant completing level 4-6 qualifications, and one to an applicant completing level 7 and above.  Scholarships are valued at $4500 each, and includes a $2500 payment towards the final year of tuition fees, and attendance (including travel) to Tourism Summit Aotearoa and an industry connection day in Wellington. 

Students wanting to apply should complete the application form, including a written submission (maximum 300 words) explaining their interest in working in the tourism industry. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by the TINZT Scholarship Panel.

The TINZT scholarships are open to New Zealand citizens and permanent residents who are currently completing a tourism-related course of study at an NZQA accredited tertiary institution within New Zealand and are moving into their final year of study in 2020.

Click here for more information about the Scholarship, and click here for the application form.

Applications close on 26 July 2019.

Email us at events@tia.org.nz or phone 04 499 0104 if you require any further    information.

2019 Scholarship winners

Tourism Industry New Zealand Trust is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2019 TINZT Academic Scholarships are Fergus Dale and Moirah Osborne, both of the University of Otago. The Scholarships were presented to Fergus and Moirah at the 2018 Tourism Summit Aotearoa in Wellington on 8 November.

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Winning is fantastic!

Read what past Scholarship winners had to say: 

"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." 

          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.” 

          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.” 

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