Scholarships and awards for Māori students

Discover the wide range of scholarships, prizes and awards open to Māori students.

Four Māori students dressed in Law regalia for graduation.
Māori students Auckland Law School graduation.

University of Auckland Māori Academic Excellence Scholarships

Awarded to New Zealand Māori students who have excellent academic achievement and active participation in community, cultural and other activities.

Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga grants and internships

The Ngā Pae o te Māramatanga (NPM) programme is intended to provide experience and support for Māori students interested in pursuing research.

Judge Karina Williams Prize in Law

Open to students of New Zealand Māori descent who have the best undergraduate record of LLB or LLB(Hons).

Māori Education Trust scholarship

Scholarship application portal administered by the Māori Education Trust for secondary and tertiary students.

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Grants and Awards

Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Scholarships were established in 2003, to help contribute towards Ngāpuhi students realising their potential and fulfilling their dreams for academic success.

Contact Scholarships office

For more information about Scholarships contact:

The Scholarship Office

The University of Auckland
Private Bag 92 019
New Zealand 1142

Phone: (09) 373 7599 ext 87494
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