Fees and Financial Assistance for NZQA qualifications


Fees for domestic candidates


Entry for all NCEA standards



Each Scholarship entry

$30.00 per subject


Fees for international fee-paying candidates



Entry for all NZQF standards



Entry for each Scholarship subject

 $102.20 per subject


The due date for payment to St John’s College for all fees collected on behalf of NZQA is Monday, August 17 2015.



Financial Assistance

To be eligible for financial assistance, the applicant (normally the parent or guardian of the candidate) must be the fee-payer and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • be receiving a Work and Income or Study Link benefit  (benefit-based applications)
  • have a joint family income that would entitle the applicant to receive a Community Services Card (income-based applications)
  • be a fee-payer with two or more children who are candidates (multiple candidate applications, where the total fees to pay would otherwise be more than the $200 multiple candidate maximum.



Number of candidates fee-payer is paying for

Fee-payer is eligible for beneficiary or income-based assistance

Fee-payer is not eligible for beneficiary or income-based assistance


One child who is a candidate


Full fees ($76.70 for NZQF and 3 Scholarship subjects)


Two or more children who are candidates

A maximum of $30 per family

Where fees are payable for more than one candidate, a maximum of $100 per child and $200 per fee-payer


You can download the application form here, this must be completed and returned to College Office by Wednesday, August 12 2015.


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