Summary of Terms

Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS)

Ongoing Resourcing Scheme (ORS) funding is primarily for  the provision of specialist assistance to meet students’ special education needs throughout their school years. ORS resources are additional to the teacher funding and operational grants that are paid to schools for every student in New Zealand.


If a student applicant, under the age of 21, is eligible for ORS, they will not be issued a visa to enter or study in New Zealand.