The Bay of Plenty Polytechnic High Performance Academy Sports Scholarship Programme aims to provide support for students to achieve a high academic standard in a programme of their choice, whilst seeking excellence in their sporting code.
There are 10 sports scholarships available annually to students studying at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic. The scholarships cover full fees, paid for a maximum of two years. In addition, recipients will be granted access to sport and fitness facilities at Te Pare a Ruahine, as well as access to a high performance manager for education, sporting and lifestyle support. Successful students are also allocated 10 hours per annum access to sports support services such as sports science, testing, and lifestyle support. They will also be given a High Performance Academy kit, consisting of track suit and t-shirt.