Scholarships for Māori students

These internal and external scholarships will be of interest to our Maori students. They include scholarships offered based on Waka, Iwi, and Hapū.

MAPAS scholarships

He Rau Aroha Scholarships for the Bachelor of Optometry and Bachelor of Pharmacy

Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Alumni Award

UOA Māori Academic Excellence Scholarships

Faculty of Medical and Health Sciences Alumni Award 

Dr Newton Wickman CBE Elective Scholarship in Pacific Island health 

 

Postgraduate

Tuakana Scholarships for Māori and Pacific

 

External scholarships of interest to our Maori students

Below is a range of external provider scholarships which will be of interest to apply for.

 

Undergraduate and Postgraduate

Hauora Māori Scholarships   

Henry Rongomau Bennet Foundation Scholarship

Ngarimu VC and 28th (Maori) Battalion Memorial Scholarships 

HRC Māori Health Research Summer Scholarships 

 

Undergraduate

Norman Kirk Memorial Scholarships

Rewi Panapa Memorial Award

Rose Hellaby Bursaries Scholarship  

Skills Active

Ti Maru Māori Trust Scholarship

 

Waka, Iwi and Hapu

These scholarships and awards are a a selection of those offered for Māori based on Waka, Iwi, and Hapū,

Tarutaru me Ruapounamu Memorial Tertiary Scholarship  
For descendants of Te Rarawa to assist and promote higher education. Preference is given to applicants who demonstrate active participation in their Te Rarawa marae/hapū

Ngā Puhi Scholarship Awards 
For registered descendants of Ngā Puhi 

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Education Grants
For descendants of Tuperiri to support the advancement of education

Whakatupu Hauroa Scholarships

 

Waikato - Tainui

Hauraki Māori Trust Board

Maniapoto Māori Trust Board

Waikato Tainui Tertiary Education Board
For registered descendants of Waikato/Tainui who are studying at a Tertiary Education Institution in New Zealand.

 

Waiariki

Mangorewa Kaharoa Te Taumata Trust Education Grant
For students (preference given to those in their third year or beyond) who are owners or direct descendants of owners in the Mangorewa Kaharoa Te Taumata Trust studying full-time.

Ngāti Whakaue Education Endowment
For registered descendants studying at tertiary level.

Tauranga Māori Trust   
For those of Te Whānau a Apanui, Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Pukenga ki Tauranga descent.

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa Education Grants
For registered members in their second year of studying full-time at tertiary level.

Te Rūnanga o Ngāti Awa Education Scholarship 
For registered members in their second year of studying full-time at tertiary level.

Tuirangi Te Kani Scholarships
For descendants of Te Whānau-ā-Apanui, Ngāi Te Rangi, Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāti Pūkenga ki Tauranga studying full-time at tertiary level

Whakatōhea Māori Trust Board Scholarship 
For registered members studying full-time at tertiary level.

 

TE TAI HAUĀURU

Ātihau Whanganui Incorporation Medical Degree Grant
For descendants of Ātihau-Whanganui shareholders studying a MBChB.

Ngaporo Waimarino Forest Trust
For descendants of an Ngaporo Waimarino Forest Trust shareholder studying at tertiary level.

Parininihi ki Waitotara Trust Undergraduate Scholarship
For descendants of Taranaki studying in any field. Selection based on a strong academic record.

Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board Scholarship
For descendants of Tūwharetoa studying fulltime at tertiary level. Must have completed at least one year of study.

Whanganui Trust Scholarships Undergraduate Scholarship and Education Grants 
For shareholders or direct descendants of shareholders studying full-time at tertiary level.

 

TE TAI RAWHITI

Mangatu Blocks Incorporated Education Assistance

Paokahu Trust Education Assistance 
For shareholders (and their children) of Paokahu to assist with education.

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Scholarships 
For registered descendants of Ngāti Kahungunu who are studying in their third or final year of their degree.

Wairoa Waikaremoana Māori Trust Board
For descendants of Wairoa, Ngāti Kahungunu who are enrolled full-time in their second or subsequent year.

Wi Pere Trust Education Scholarship 
For Wi Pere whānau to undertake tertiary study relevant to the trust. Based on academic merit and communal interest

 

TE TAI TONGA

Future Leader Scholarships 
For descendants of an original Wairarapa Moana owner. Based on academic ability, cultural or community involvement, and contribution to vision.

Ngāi Tahu Kā Putea General Scholarship
For registered Ngāi Tahu iwi members enrolled in full-time tertiary education. Based on academic ability, iwi involvement and quality of application.

Ngāi Tahu Kā Putea Grants 
For registered Ngāi Tahu iwi members to undertake full-time tertiary study.

Ngāi Tahu Kā Putea Papatipu Rūnanga Scholarships 
For registered Ngāi Tahu iwi members who are affiliated to their rūnanga they apply to. Based on each Papatipu rūnanga criteria.

Ngāi Tahu Kā Putea Targeted Scholarships
For registered Ngāi Tahu iwi members. 

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