Scholarships for Māori and Pacific students

We have a range of scholarships for Māori and Pacific students in the Faculty of Arts.

The University of Auckland Pacific Academic Excellence Scholarships

These scholarships recognise and reward exceptional academic performance combined with outstanding sporting, artistic, cultural and/or leadership achievements among Pacific students.

The scholarships fully fund a guaranteed place in our catered accommodation for the first year of your degree, and lump sum payments in your second and third years.

The University of Auckland Māori Academic Excellence Scholarships

These scholarships recognise and reward exceptional academic performance combined with outstanding sporting, artistic, cultural and/or leadership achievements among Māori students.

The scholarships fully fund a guaranteed place in our catered accommodation for the first year of your degree, and lump sum payments in your second and third years.

Tuākana Scholarships for Māori and Pacific Students

These scholarships are available to Māori and Pacific students in their final year of undergraduate study who have participated in the Tuākana programme.  

Michael Synnott Scholarship

This scholarship is available to students of Māori or Pacific descent who live in South Auckland who intend to enrol in their first degree.

University of Auckland Māori Postgraduate Scholarships

When you apply for a place at the University, you’ll automatically be considered for a University of Auckland Māori Postgraduate Scholarship - you don’t need to apply separately.  

University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Scholarships

When you apply for a place at the University, you’ll automatically be considered for a University of Auckland Pacific Postgraduate Scholarship - you don’t need to apply separately.  

More scholarships

Each year, the University of Auckland awards almost $35 million worth of scholarships to students from all levels of study. As a new student, you could be eligible for one of more than 300 undergraduate scholarships and awards.