Lifelong Learning 2018


$2,500 off Year 1 fees


Up to the equivalent of one year full time

Number awarded


Closing date

Still accepting applications for 2018




Christchurch, Timaru, Oamaru, Ashburton, Online

Lifelong Learning scholarships are available to students studying through the Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning (CAPL) and students utilising Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to gain their qualification.

Employers may nominate an employee fitting this criteria for this scholarship.


To be eligible to apply for this scholarship you must:

  • Be a New Zealand citizen or permanent resident
  • Intend to meet the entry requirements for your chosen programme of study
  • Intend to study a programme which is eligible for this scholarship (see below) either full time or part time
  • Be 25 years or over, or turning 25 within two months of commencement of study

Please include a personal statement to reflect the special circumstances that make you a candidate for this scholarship, eg: Outline your employment history and the reason you want to study this programme with Tamesa.

All scholarships are available for students applying to Tamesa to a new programme of study (i.e not returning to a second or third year of their current programme).

Eligible Programmes

  • Any fully online programme
  • Study through CAPL (Centre for Assessment of Prior Learning)
  • All graduate certificates
  • All graduate diplomas

How to apply

To apply for this scholarship, complete an application form and return it to Scholarships, PO Box 540, Christchurch 8140 or email it to: [email protected]

Applications submitted before the early bird closing date will be given preference. Remaining scholarships may then be awarded to later applicants who meet the criteria.

As part of the application you need to nominate two referees who will be ed to provide a reference for you.

One referee should be someone from your workplace who can attest to your relevant experience, or either a teacher or principal who is able to comment on your academic performance and your ability to succeed in this programme. The other should be someone who is able to attest to your character (this referee should not be a family member).

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