Professor Michael Walker Award for Māori and Pacific Students

A $3,000 Award for Māori and Pacific students currently enrolled in their final year of undergraduate study and who are enrolling full-time or part-time in postgraduate study in the following year.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Māori and Pacific students enrolling in a postgraduate programme at the University of Auckland
Opening date: 11 June 2024
Closing date: 11 July 2024
Tenure: Up to one year of full-time study (or equivalent)
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: Up to eight
Offer rate: Annually
Value: $3,000 each

The Professor Michael Walker Award for Māori and Pacific Students was established in 2009 as the Tuākana Scholarships to encourage Māori and Pacific students completing their final year of undergraduate study to enrol in postgraduate study. In 2018, the Scholarship was renamed the Professor Michael Walker Award for Māori and Pacific Students to honour the contribution of Professor Walker, the founder of the Tuākana programme, at the time of his retirement from Waipapa Taumata Rau, University of Auckland.


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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