All the information below is important for you to understand when making an application. Please take some time to read it thoroughly.

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Current Massey University students are able to apply for financial assistance for the impacts of Covid-19. To qualify for assistance the costs must be:

  • As a result of Covid-19
  • Temporary and unforeseen
  • Creating unusual or severe hardship
  • Threatening continued study at Massey University 


Assistance is available in the form of a one-off grant only, up to the value of $750 NZD.

Grant decisions are made by the committee, and all decisions are final. 

If successful, a direct credit payment will be made to the student into their chosen bank account for support of the identified reason(s).


Applicants are required to make a Submittable account to complete the application and submit supporting documents. 

The following documents are required to complete the application process:

  • Study History Report - available from Portal; 'Results and Exams'
  • The last two months of bank statements for all accounts
  • Proof of costs 
  • Proof of Employment status if applying due to reduced income

If you are requesting assistance due to receiving reduced, or no income, you will need to provide proof of this from your employer. 


You have the right to request a review of the decision made about your application. This must be sent in writing to the MUSA General Manager (manager@musa.org.nz) within one month from the date of the outcome.


Applicants may apply once per semester. If you require further assistance, please contact the relevant advocate: https://www.massey.ac.nz/massey/student-life/services-and-resources/advocacy.cfm

Massey University Student's Association