Te Reinga Akataunga’anga – Cook Islands Tertiary Study Support Information.

Te Reinga Akataunga’anga – Cook Islands Tertiary Study Support Information.

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Te Reinga Akataunga’anga – Cook Islands Tertiary Study Support Schemes

Overview

A redevelopment of the scholarship and study support available to Cook Islanders wishing to pursue further study at tertiary level has since been undertaken by the Ministry of Education and the Tertiary Education Committee. The full range of proposed scholarship and support available is provided below, the main points of difference from previous schemes to note include:

  1. The creation of a fulltime domestic scholarship for in-country study inclusive of a small living allowance;
  2. A focus on vocational as well as academic qualifications;
  3. The creation of a “Study Starter Pack” for those wishing to travel to New Zealand for the first year of further study;
  4. The use of the New Zealand Student Loan system inclusive of Tuition, Student Allowance and Living cost to act as the Scholarship with this remaining the liability of the student if they do not return.

Section A: INTERNATIONAL OPTIONS

  1. Study Starter Pack
  2. Full Scholarship From Second Year
  3. Study Support Scholarship
  4. International Student Success Grant
  5. Returning Cook Islander Grant

Section B: DOMESTIC OPTIONS

  1. Full Scholarship
  2. Study Grant
  3. Student Success Grant

ADVERTISEMENT FOR SCHOLARSHIPS APPEAR IN THE LOCAL MEDIA IN OCTOBER/NOVEMBER EACH YEAR

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