The College offers a number of scholarships for students, ranging from academic, music and sports scholarships to those that recognise general excellence.


From time to time, at the Rector's discretion, excellence scholarships may be offered outside the scholarship list below.  



Applications for 2020 close Sept. 20, 2019

Sports Scholarship (Year 9)

Applications for 2020 close Sept. 20, 2019

Cultural scholarship
(Year 9)

Applications for 2019 are now closed.

Distance Scholarship

Te Whaiti nui-a-toi Scholarships can be applied for prior to Year 9 entry. This Scholarship is available at the beginning of each year for full or part Maori descent. Preference is given to those from Te Aka Puaho or of Tuhoe descent.

Applications for 2020 are now closed


Application Required

  • Morris Family Distance Boarding Scholarship (Yr 9)

  • Sporting Scholarships (Yr 9)             

  • Cultural Scholarships (Yr 9)

  • Te Whaiti-nui-a-toi Scholarship (Yr 9)


Discretionary Scholarships

No application required

  • Rector's Distance Boarding Scholarship (Yr 9)

  • Old Boys' Association Scholarship (must be a son of an Old Boy) - (Yr 9)


Scholarships gained via School nomination or application


Scholarship Gained via Entrance Exam

  • Intermediate School Academic Scholarship (Yr 7)

  • Lindisfarne College Council Academic Scholarship - 1st place (Yr 9)         

  • Guy and Ruby Baillie Academic Scholarship - 2nd place (Yr 9)


“Students are eligible to apply for a Boarding Allowance if they demonstrate they are facing barriers to achieving educational success, and that boarding away from home will remove those barriers.”


Students can apply for a boarding allowance if they meet one of the two eligibility criteria:


Access barrier
The student’s home is geographically isolated, for example in a remote rural or island location, far from the nearest secondary school.


Multiple barriers

The student’s educational success is negatively affected by:

-  Poor participation at school
-  Poor or negative relationships
-  Behavioural issues
-  Low educational achievement

-  Home environment.


For more information please visit this link on the Ministry of Education website.

If you have any questions or need help with the application, contact the Boarding Allowance Team at the Ministry of Education.


T  04 439 5425 or 04 463 8085


Boarding Allowance Team
Ministry of Education
PO Box 1666
Wellington 6140


Applications close 31 October.


600 Pakowhai Road 


Hastings 4120

New Zealand


P O Box 2341 

Hastings 4153

New Zealand