2020 TE REINGA AKATAUNGA’ANGA (COOK ISLANDS TERTIARY STUDY SUPPORT PROGRAMME)

2020 TE REINGA AKATAUNGA’ANGA (COOK ISLANDS TERTIARY STUDY SUPPORT PROGRAMME)

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The Government of the Cook Islands is seeking “Expressions of Interest” for Scholarship awards from suitably qualified Cook Islanders and Permanent Residents residing in the Cook Islands.

Domestic Scholarships:

  1. Full Scholarship – This type of scholarship is intended for school leavers and students who are already studying part time and want to fast track their degree by studying full time.
  1. Study Grant – This type of scholarship is suitable for people in the workforce who have a good study record and can make a reasonable time commitment to further study.

Applicants must have successfully completed at least 4 courses with a “B” grade average at an approved tertiary institute and the course of study should be pursued here in the Cook Islands even if the provider is located off-shore

International Scholarships:

  1. Study Starter Pack – One off grant to students wishing to travel overseas to study. It is available to first year students only and includes mature students
  1. Full Scholarship (from second year of study and onwards) – Any students meeting the criteria of the Study Starter Pack and those that are studying privately. Students should submit application by due date even if they haven’t received their semester 2 results.

Applicant selection will be based on meeting the scholarship eligibility criteria, primarily that of academic merit (i.e. have completed a minimum equivalent of one full academic year with a “B” grade average)

For further information about the programme and its requirements, contact Anna Roi on ph 29357 ext 245 or email scholarships@education.gov.ck or visit our website on www.education.gov.ck.  Application forms must be received no later than 4pm Friday 22nd November 2019.

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