How to Apply

Stages of applying for a First Foundation scholarship.

Applications for 2019 are now closed.

STAGE 1. Submit Online Application Form (29th April - 8th July)
Include the supporting documents (Download Student Info Pack below)
Student cover letter 
School supporting cover letter 
NZQA School Summary Results Format only 
2x School reports (latest reports) 
Signed Declaration of Application 
Signed Financial Status Declaration Form

STAGE 2. Invitation for an online video interview with First Foundation (August)

STAGE 3. Interview/s with potential Scholarship Partner/s (September - October)

STAGE 4. Conditional Offer for successful applicants (pending 2019 NCEA results) (November)
Invitation to Orientation and Induction event (where you will meet your mentor) 
Confirmation of Mentor match

STAGE 5. Official confirmation of scholarship upon submission of NCEA results (February)
2019 First Foundation Awards Ceremony

Click and download the links below to assist you as you complete our online Application form.

Click Here to Download Our Scholarship Information Pack Click Here to Download Our Scholarship Information Pack (7233 KB)

Click Here to Download Our Application Guide Click Here to Download Our Application Guide (112 KB)

Click Here to Download Our 2019 Scholarship Booklet Click Here to Download Our 2019 Scholarship Booklet (7833 KB)

Click Here to Download a Sample of a Cover Letter Click Here to Download a Sample of a Cover Letter (31 KB)

Click Here to Download 2019 Preview of Application Click Here to Download 2019 Preview of Application (1980 KB)

Click Here to Download NZQA Format Sample Click Here to Download NZQA Format Sample (638 KB)

Click Here to Download Financial Status Declaration Form Click Here to Download Financial Status Declaration Form (45 KB)

Click Here to Download Declaration of Application Click Here to Download Declaration of Application (40 KB)