Financial Support

Grants are closed until 4th of January 2018

Financial Assistance (Hardship) Grants

What is the Hardship Grant Scheme?

AUSA’s Hardship Grant Scheme gives monetary grants to students who are experiencing severe financial difficulties.

Successful applicants will be granted up to $250 depending on their situation and need, or up to $400 if they are caring for dependents.

NOTE: Financial need must fall under one of the following four categories to be considered: food, accommodation, travel, medical.


You must be a University of Auckland student

You must not a member of the AUSA Executive or Staff

You must be employed, seeking employment, or be unable to do so

You must fill in this form completely with all relevant attachments, including a copy of your bank statement with all transactions for the previous two weeks


Your application will be assessed by the AUSA Welfare Committee on your financial situation and whether it is

  • Short term
  • Unexpected
  • Threatening your university study

You will be notified by email of the decision within two working days

For help or more information, please contact

AUSA Welfare Vice President

Old Choral Hall G09

If your situation falls outside the criteria or is an exceptional circumstance, we may still be able to help you. Please contact the Welfare Vice President for more information.