Here for Good Scholarship


Students studying in New Zealand and who actively contribute or participate in a group, association, community activity or volunteer programme for the benefit of others can apply for $1,000 each quarter to help towards their study or living costs.

How to apply

Students are asked to write up to 1,000 words detailing their volunteer activity and how this benefits them in life and in their chosen future profession.

All applications must be received on time, by email to with the subject line “MAS Here for Good scholarship”. 

Please ensure your application meets all the entry criteria and you have read the terms and conditions carefully. You will receive an automated email confirming the receipt of your application, if you do not, please check the email address you have used is correct.

Application Timing

Elective Period Applications Open Applications Close Judging Period Scholarship Awarded
April – June 20 4 Nov 2019 28 Feb 2020 2 – 12 March 2020 13 March 2020 [CLOSED]
July - Sept 20 29 May 2020 10 July 2020 13 - 15 July 2020 16 July 2020 [CLOSED]
Oct - Dec 20 9 July 2020 28 Aug 2020 31 Aug - 10 Sept 2020 11 Sept 2020 [CLOSED]
Jan – March 21 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 30 Nov – 10 Dec 2020 11 Dec 2020 [CLOSED]

Scholarship Recipient Criteria

By submitting an entry for this Scholarship, the applicant agrees that if they win they will be required to share their volunteer experiences by:

Writing a blog for MAS to share which must include photos and may include video if available. The blog should also include how the scholarship will help towards their devlopment.

Past application essays and blogs