Toi Uru Roa: Paul Kelly Māori Undergraduate Scholarship

A Scholarship of up to $8,000pa to support Māori students enrolled full-time in an undergraduate programme in the Business School.

About the scholarship

Application status: Not currently open for applications
Applicable study: Māori students studying undergraduate degree in Business and Economics
Opening date: 30 April 2024
Closing date: 11 June 2024
Tenure: Up to three years
For: Assistance with study
Number on offer: Up to four
Offer rate: Annually
Value: Up to $8,000 pa each

The Scholarship was established in 2003 and is funded by Paul Kelly, who was an American businessman with a long-term interest in tertiary education and who was a major supporter of the University of Auckland Business School.

The main purpose of the Scholarship is to encourage the development of a cadre of future leaders of business and society by promoting academic excellence and assisting outstanding Māori students to reach their full potential.


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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Every effort has been made to ensure the information we have supplied is correct and up to date. However we strongly advise that you check the regulations, application forms and any other information that is available, to ensure you meet the eligibility criteria for any application you might make, and that you understand the implications of any regulations, awarding value and closing dates.