Top Scholar Awards Ceremony

 Top Scholars all winners Board Chair Minister and PM

All the award winners from the 2018 Top Scholar Awards ceremony with NZQA Board Chair, Murray Strong, Minister of Education, Hon Chris Hipkins, and the Prime Minister, Rt Hon Jacinda Ardern

New Zealand Scholarship examinations assess students against challenging standards and are demanding for the most able students.

NZQA celebrated the success of the highest-achieving New Zealand Scholarship students at the annual Top Scholar Awards Ceremony hosted at Parliament on 1 May 2019.

The awards recognised the elite students who make up the 2018 Premier Award and Top Subject Scholarship Award winners.

Prime Minister of New Zealand, Jacinda Ardern announced the recipient of the Prime Minister’s Award for Academic Excellence: Yang Fan Yun, formerly of Macleans College.


Top Scholars Awards winners 2018

Prime Minister's Award

Premier Scholarship Award Winners

Top Subject Scholarship Award Winners

Previous Top Scholars Awards winners

2017 2016
2015 2014
2013 2012
2011 2010

To find the scripts, where available, refer to the subject resources page for each subject.

For further details of each year's Scholarship results, see the Annual Reports on NCEA & New Zealand Scholarship Data & Statistics.

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