Prime Minister’s Scholarship

Prime Minister’s Scholarships support athletes, coaches, support team members, and officials to gain educational or professional qualifications while continuing in the sport.

High Performance Sport New Zealand (HPSNZ) is responsible for the administration of the programme – click here for more information and to apply.

If you intend to submit an application, please ensure that you contact a member of the BBNZ HP team for endorsement.

Athletes
Prime Minister’s Athlete Scholarships allow athletes to undertake tertiary study and vocational qualifications while pursuing elite level sport at the same time.

Coaches
Prime Minister’s Coach Scholarships help fund the professional development of high performance coaches.

Officials
The Prime Minister’s Officials’ Scholarship programme develops the skills of Kiwis officiating at pinnacle events.

Support Teams
Scholarships are available to support team members so they can develop skills that add to New Zealand’s performance at the elite level.