NZLC Scholarships for Domestic Learners

NZLC Scholarships for Domestic Learners

FREE 6 and 12 week full-time English courses for domestic learners – New Zealand passport and residency holders, Partners of a New Zealander with a work/visitor visa, or Children of a New Zealander with a visitor visa!

NZLC is one of the most well established schools in New Zealand offering a wide range of quality English courses with a diverse nationality mix of students.

100 NZLC scholarships covering the full cost of tuition are available for domestic learners to study English full time for 6 or 12 weeks at NZLC Auckland or Wellington campus.

Course options include General English, IELTS, Cambridge B2 First (FCE)/C1 Advanced (CAE) and Business English.

Scholarships Eligibility

Who can apply for an NZLC scholarship?

1. If your reason for studying English meets one of the below, you can be considered for the scholarship:

•    to improve everyday English language needs for living and working in New Zealand

•    to prepare for further education, training, or employment in New Zealand

•    to prepare for the IELTS/Cambridge B2 Frist (FCE) or C1 Advanced (CAE) Exam

 

2. You must currently be in New Zealand and fall within one of the following categories:

Category A

Identifies as having English language needs; and

Holds one of the following visas:

  1. Partner of a New Zealander* Work Visa; or
  2. Partner of New Zealander* Visitor Visa; or
  3. Child of a New Zealander* Visitor Visa (16+ years and not a full-time secondary school student)

*Your partner or parent must hold New Zealand citizenship or a resident class visa.

Category B

•   Identifies as having English language needs; and

•   16+ years of age and not a full-time secondary school student; and

•   Is a domestic student

    • New Zealand citizen
    • New Zealand resident
    • Australian citizen/permanent resident currently in New Zealand
    • Dependant of diplomatic personnel

Course Start Dates

What courses are available?

 

Business English (6 weeks Full Time)

LocationNZLC Auckland
Course Start20215 Jan & 29 Mar
Required English LevelUpper Intermediate to Advanced

 

General English (12 weeks Full Time)

LocationNZLC Auckland
Course Start2020*16 Nov
20215 Jan (Fully Booked) / 15 Feb (Fully Booked) / 29 Mar
Required English LevelPre-Intermediate to Advanced

 

LocationNZLC Wellington
Course Start2020*16 Nov
20215 Jan / 15 Feb / 29 Mar
Required English LevelIntermediate to Advanced

 

Cambridge English B2 First (FCE) / C1 Advanced (CAE) (12 weeks Full Time)

LocationNZLC Auckland
20215 Jan / 15 Mar
Required English LevelUpper Intermediate to Advanced

**Cambridge courses commencing 5 January is a 10-week long course. This will be combined with 2 weeks of General English

 

IELTS Preparation (12 weeks Full Time)

LocationNZLC Auckland
Course Start2020*16 Nov (Fully Booked)
20215 Jan / 15 Feb / 29 Mar
Required English LevelIntermediate 2 to Advanced

 

LocationNZLC Wellington
Course Start2020*12 Oct / 16 Nov
20215 Jan/ 15 Feb  / 29 Mar
Required English LevelIntermediate 2 to Advanced

*holiday break – last day in 2020 will be on Friday 18 December 2020 and we will start 2021 from Tuesday 5 Jan 2021.

Course Timetable

Classes are held Monday to Friday, except public holidays.

2020

General English/IELTS Preparation

9:00 – 10:30 (90 min)Lesson
10:30 – 10:45 (15 min)Break
10:45 – 12:15 (90 min)Lesson
12:15 – 13:15 (60 min)Break*
13:15 – 15:15 (120 min)Lesson*

*School finishes at 12.15pm on Fridays

2021

General English/Business English/IELTS Preparation

8:30 – 10:00 (90 min)Lesson
10:00 – 10:15 (15 min)Break
10:15 – 11:15 (60 min)Lesson
11:15 – 12:00 (45 min)Break
12:00 – 13:30 (90 min)Lesson
13:45 – 14:45 (60 min)Elective/Activities (Optional)

 

Cambridge B2 First (FCE)/ C1 Advanced (CAE) Preparation

12:30 – 13:30 (60 min)Self-study (Optional)
13:45 – 15:15 (90 min)Lesson
15:15 – 15:30 (15 min)Break
15:30 – 16:30 (60 min)Lesson
16:30 – 17:00 (30 min)Break
17:00 – 18:30 (90 min)Lesson

 

Scholarship Conditions

 
•    $50 textbook deposit (will be refunded on return of the textbook in an acceptable condition)

•    Students are expected to attend 100% of their course (except sick/excused leave). If the attendance falls below 90%, students will receive a warning letter which may result in a termination of enrolment if attendance still does not improve.

•    The enrolment cannot be transferred to another person.

•    The enrolment date cannot be changed once the Confirmation of Enrolment is issued.

•    For holders of a Partner of a New Zealander Work/Visitor Visa or Child of a New Zealander Visitor Visa, it is required to have appropriate and current medical and travel insurance specified by NZQA for the duration of the enrolment. NZLC can arrange travel and medical insurance if required. Students need to present their insurance certificate and insurance policy in English to NZLC on their first day of the course.

•    Students need to present their current passport and evidence of eligibility (original or certified copy*) listed below at the time of their interview & English test date.

 

CategoryEvidence/documents accepted
Partner of a New Zealander Work/Visitor Visa or Child of New Zealander Visitor VisaA current partner of New Zealander Work/Visitor Visa, or child of a New Zealander Visitor Visa
NZ CitizenNational Student Number (NSN), Assertion through RealMe, NZ birth certificate, NZ Passport or NZ certificate of citizenship
NZ ResidentA current returning residency class visa
RefugeeA certificate of identify from Immigration New Zealand
Australian citizen/permanent resident currently in New ZealandAustralian birth certificate issued before 20 August 1986, Australian passport, a passport and current Australian resident return visa
Dependant of diplomatic personnelAuthorised form from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade

*For the purposes of this Condition, a certified copy is a photocopy, photograph or scanned copy that has been endorsed as a true copy of the original. To be certified, the document must:

(a) be certified by an official of the issuing authority authorised by section 9(1)(a) to (h) of the Oaths and Declarations Act 1957 (New Zealand) to take a statutory declaration, such as a Justice of the Peace, a person enrolled as a barrister and solicitor of the High Court, or a court official (Court Registrar or Deputy Registrar); and

(b) have the official’s signature on each page, with the name and title of the official shown clearly below his or her signature.

Enrolment Procedure

Step 1: Check eligibility and submit the NZLC Scholarship Application Form to marketing@nzlc.ac.nz

Step 2: NZLC will assess the application and:

•    if meeting all the criteria, send the invitation for an Interview & English test by email

•    If not meeting the criteria, send the decline notification by email

Step 3: Visit NZLC Auckland or Wellington campus for an interview and English test.

What to bring?

•    Current Passport

•    Evidence of eligibility (original or certified copy) e.g. passport, residence permit, valid partner of a New Zealander work or visitor visa

•    Pens, a notebook and English dictionary

Step 4: NZLC will notify applicants of the outcome by email.

Step 5: If your application is successful, submit the NZLC Enrolment Form. NZLC will send an offer letter and invoice which outlines the textbook deposit and insurance (if requested) along with any chosen NZLC services requested. Once NZLC receives the payment, NZLC will send a receipt of payment and COE (Confirmation of Enrolment).

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