Last updated 17 November 2016
Last updated 11/17/2016

This page sets out the eligibility criteria for Gateway funding.

It outlines TEO eligibility, programme eligibility and student eligibility.

TEO eligibility

To be eligible to receive Gateway funding, a tertiary education organisation (TEO) must be a state school, state integrated school or partnership school kura hourua secondary school. 

Programme eligibility

To be eligible for funding, Gateway programmes must:

  • lead to credits that contribute to the award of a National Certificate in Educational Achievement (NCEA) and/or qualification on the NZQF
  • allow senior school students to participate in structured workplace learning, including the assessment and recognition of that learning in the form of credits, and
  • integrate workplace learning with a student's wider course of study.

For further information see your funding confirmation letter: Appendix Three: Gateway Funding Conditions "Programme eligibility" for further detail

Student eligibilty

To be eligible to enrol in a Gateway programme, a student must be:

  • a domestic, senior school student (year 11 or above)

  • capable of undertaking a structured work placement, and attaining credit achievement in the workplace.

For further information see your funding confirmation letter: Appendix Three Gateway funding conditions 'Student eligibility'.