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: No application required
Applicable study: Māori, Pacific and/or Indigenous Psychology students enrolled in a Psychology degree at the University of Auckland
Opening date:
Closing date: Nominated candidates will be invited to submit an essay (see Reg. 5)
Tenure: One year
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: Ten
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $500-$750 each

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

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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