1. Household income threshold guidelines
    1. Income cap $75,000 1-2 dependents*
    2. Income cap $90,000 for 3 or more dependents*
  2. Currently be enrolled at Year 12 at a NZ Secondary School
  3. Endorsed Merit or Excellence at Level one NCEA or equivalent. **
  4. Be a New Zealand Citizen, NZ Resident, or Refugee Status
* Dependents are your parents/caregivers children who are financially dependent on their income.
** Where a school does not offer qualifications at level 1 we will use schools recommendation or equivalence in the first instance.


  • Year 12
  • First in Family
  • Scholars meeting the household income threshold
  • Endorsed merit or excellent at level one (or equivalent)