QUOTA New Zealand Educational Scholarship Information

What you need to apply

To apply for the Quota Scholarship you will need the following:

  • Two references
  • A Personal Statement outlining your reasons for choosing the proposed course of study, academic background and or work/life experience and community involvement.
  • Evidence of financial need
  • An essay of how Quota International helps disadvantaged women and children and hearing and speech impaired individuals (no more than 500 words). 

What else should I know?

You must be a school leaver enrolling to study full time at a New Zealand Tertiary Institution. This includes University, Technical College and other post secondary school education facilities.

Please download the Information outlining the Applicant's requirements.


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Congratulations to Alisha Smith, winner of the 2018 Quota New Zealand Educational Scholarship. Alisha is already a very talented artist and loves web design and animation. She will be enrolling for a Bachelor of Design Innovation at the University of Wellington in 2019.

Alisha has worked very hard at her studies at Onewhero Area School, achieving excellent results, while coping with many personal problems. She has used her art to work through her emotions and hopes to use her artistic skills to help others.

Quota International and the Pye Foundation are very happy with our choice of Alisha as the 2018 Scholarship winner and wish her every success with her future studies.

Grace Stratton

Scholarship winner Grace Stratton with Auckland Quota Club President Jacque Kendall (left) and Quota International Region 21 Director Jan Rhodes.

Congratulations to Grace Stratton from Carmel College in Auckland, winner of the 2017 Scholarship.  Next year Grace will be studying at the Auckland University of Technology doing a conjoint degree in communications and Business.

Grace has physical challenges and uses a wheelchair.  She has had multiple surgeries over many years rehabilitating at the Wilson Centre.   

In spite of her disability she passed NCEA 1 and 2 endorsed with Excellence overall.  The level 2 results were achieved despite being hospitalized and in recuperation at Wilson Home for the first term.  She has received academic prizes as well as Awards for her contributions to her school and for her perseverance and determination.   She is currently a member of the student Leadership team as the Head of Academic and is actively involved in organizing events such as the Scholars Assembly and starting a tutorial group.

Grace is also a freelance writer/blogger and has worked internationally on behalf of corporate and humanitarian organizations.

New Zealand Quota members are very happy with our choice of Grace as the 2017 Scholarship winner and wish her every success with her future studies.