Matariki Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Psychologies Rising Stars Award

An Award to recognise and support Māori, Pacific and Indigenous students enrolling in Psychology courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Māori, Pacific and/or Indigenous Psychology students enrolled in a Psychology degree at the University of Auckland
Opening date:
Closing date: By nomination
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: Ten or more
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $500-$750 each up to a total value of $7,500

The Award was established in 2018 by the Māori and Pacific Psychology Committee, with support and funding from the School of Psychology. The Award honours Māori, Pacific and Indigenous academic excellence in psychology, taking inspiration from the nine stars visible during Matariki.

The main purpose of the Award is to identify and support promising Māori, Pacific and/or Indigenous students towards postgraduate study in Indigenous research that seeks to improve areas of injustice, health, social inequities, and to facilitate community well-being.


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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