2021 Scholarships and Grants

Applications for 2021 will open in June.


Are you enthusiastic about a future career in the hospitality and tourism industry?

QRC awards two National Scholarships this year; one for the Hospitality Management Diploma and one for the Adventure Tourism Management Diploma. Our scholarships are based on merit and a true desire to be part of the industry.

Queenstown 2020 National Scholarship

Value and duration

The QRC National Scholarship will cover the cost of students’ full second year Diploma tuition fee ($13,312).

What are we looking for?
  • Enthusiasm for the industry: the desire to pursue a career in hospitality or adventure tourism.
  • Commitment and professionalism: a motivation to succeed academically, be a QRC Ambassador and leader for our student body.
  • Personal excellence: a good academic record and demonstrated achievement in a range of extracurricular, sporting, community and leadership activities.
Who Is Eligible?

Scholarships are open to Citizens or Permanent Residents of New Zealand. Scholarship recipients must apply in 2019 to start their Diploma study at the Queenstown Campus in 2020.

How Do I Apply?

QRC National Scholarship Applications for 2020 are now closed.

To apply, you need to complete a QRC National Scholarship Application Form, a synopsis about yourself (as detailed in the application form) complete a QRC Diploma Application and attach any relevant supporting documents.

These must all be submitted to admissions@qrc.ac.nz by Friday, 30 August at 5pm 2019.


What Else Do I Need To Know?

The Scholarships are for study at the Queenstown campus only. Make sure to read and understand the Terms and Conditions of the Scholarships as detailed in the QRC 2020 National Scholarship Application Form.

QRC Tai Tokerau Study Grants

If you are a Domestic student interested in studying at QRC Tai Tokerau Resort College, you may be eligible for a study grant.

Who is Eligible?

Study Grants are means tested based on your family’s combined house hold income and to qualify you need to apply for and subsequently qualify for a StudyLink Student Allowance.

1. Apply to QRC. Send your application to QRC Admissions (admissions@qrc.ac.nz), and complete the admissions process. Then receive a Conditional Offer of Place.

2. Apply for StudyLink. StudyLink is the government organisation that allocates Student Loans to cover your tuition and living costs.  Visit the StudyLink website and complete the application process.

3. If your household income is proven by StudyLink to be $90,000 or less you will qualify for the reduced fees.

  4. Send your StudyLink documentation to the QRC Students Accounts Manager at accounts@qrc.ac.nz.


QRC Study Grants of up to $9,812 are available. If you are eligible, a Grant will reduce Tuition Fees from $13,312 per year to $3,500.

Further questions?

You can email admissions@qrc.ac.nz