The Tertiary Education Committee, through the Cook Islands Ministry of Education, is now accepting applications under the Returning Student Grant.
This is a reimbursement opportunity of the tuition component of eligible candidate’s New Zealand student loan on a per annum basis. The Returning Student Grant is open to Cook Islanders or Permanent Residents who successfully completed a tertiary qualification in 2018 and 2019, privately, in New Zealand and has returned to the Cook Islands and engaged in fulltime employment.
To be eligible for the Returning Student Grant, applicants;
- Must be a Cook Islander or hold Permanent Residency
- Have recently completed a qualification in New Zealand and have been resident and employed in the Cook Islands for at least one year prior to applying.
Students who successfully completed their studies in 2020 will not be eligible to apply this year.
Application forms and further information are available from the Ministry of Education headquarters in Nikao, Rarotonga, or online at www.education.gov.ck. For further details please contact Scholarships Advisor, Ani-Tia Piri, on Ph: 29357 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be received no later than, 3pm, Thursday 7th May 2021.