Kotahitanga Korikori Dance Movement Therapy for Empowerment Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $20,000 for New Zealand citizens and permanent residents enrolling in a Master of Dance Movement Therapy.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Master of Dance Movement Therapy
Opening date: TBC
Closing date: TBC – not available in 2023
Tenure: Two years
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: One
Offer rate: Biennially
Value: Up to $20,000 (see Reg. 2)

The Scholarship was established in 2019 and is funded by Dance & Arts Therapy New Zealand (DTNZ), a charity that empowers and supports vulnerable communities through dance movement and arts therapy.

The intention of the Scholarship is to encourage and support students, particularly students from Māori or Pacific backgrounds, undertaking a Master of Dance Movement Therapy programme at Waipapa Taumata Rau | University of Auckland who are intending to work closely with the Māori and/or Pacific community.


How to apply

Scholarship applications will usually open around six weeks before the closing date. Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible before you apply.

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