He Maunga Teitei Prize for Academic Achievement

A Prize to recognise and reward the Part III Māori student who achieved the highest grade point average in all compulsory law courses to the end of Part III.

About the scholarship

Application status: No application required
Applicable study: Part III LLB
Opening date:
Closing date: By nomination
For: Prize
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $500

The Prize was established in 2015 by Mr and Mrs Matthew Tihi. Whāia te iti kahurangi, ki te tuohu koe me maunga teitei: Pursue that which is precious, and do not be deterred by anything less than a lofty mountain. This whakatauki (proverb) is about aiming high or for what is truly valuable. It is a message to be persistent and not to let obstacles stop you from reaching your goal.

The purpose of this Prize is to recognise and reward the Māori student who achieves the highest grade point average in all compulsory law courses to the end of Part III. The aims of the Prize are to recognise the hard work that goes into academic success and to encourage the pursuit of academic excellence amongst Māori students.


How to apply

You do not need to apply for this scholarship, award or prize or complete an online application form. It is awarded on the recommendation of the relevant faculty or University of Auckland committee.

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