Maori Education Trust - Undergraduate Scholarships

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Closing date: 31/03/2017   

The Maori Education Trust is financed from private bequests and trusts set up by individuals or businesses. In addition, it administers scholarships on behalf of the Ministry of Education and other agencies.

For undergraduate study the Trust administers a number of scholarships for Maori students. Applications close 31 March.

Frances Irwin Hunt Art Scholarship (Undergraduate)
Available to full-time Maori undergraduate students studying in the fields of performing or cultural arts at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institute. Priority will be given to students with leadership skills and academic merit. ($3,500 - 6 recipients)

Nicholas Irwin Hunt Writing Scholarship (Undergraduate)
Available to full-time Maori undergraduate writers (with preference to those studying in the field of journalism). Priority will be given to students with leadership skills, proven writing ability and academic merit. ($3,500 - 6 recipients)

Norman Kirk Memorial Scholarship
Available to full-time Maori undergraduate students studying at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institute. Priority will be given to studens with financial need and academic merit. ($500 - up to 20 recipients)

Rose Hellaby Bursaries Scholarship (Undergraduate)
Available to Maori undergraduate students studying to become qualified or employed in a profession or calling which includes scientific, mathematical or technical skills. Priority will be given to students with academic merit and leadership. ($1,000 - 30 recipients)

Roy Watling Mitchell Bursaries Scholarship (Undergraduate)
Available to first-year Maori undergraduate students who attended secondary school as a Year 13 student in 2016. Priority will be given to students with academic merit and financial need. ($1,000 - 24 recipients)

Sir Apirana Ngata Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate)
Available to a full-time Maori undergraduate student studying at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institute, who attended Ngata Memorial College as a Year 13 student in 2016. Priority will be given to a student with academic merit. ($1,000 - 1 recipient)

Sister Annie Henry Scholarship (open to secondary and tertiary)
The Sister Annie Henry Trust was established in 1972 to assist in the education or training of any direct descendants of Reverend John George Laughton, or of Tuhoe descent. ($700 - 1 recipient)

Ti Maru Maori Trust Scholarship (Undergraduate)
Available to full-time Maori undergraduate students enrolled in their final year of study at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institute. Priority will be given to students with academic merit. ($5,000 - 3 recipients)

Regina Rudland Memorial Scholarship
This scholarship is available to a full-time Maori student of Ngati Porou descent, undertaking study in the field of Agriculture or Apiculture at Level 3 or higher. Priority will be given to those with demonstrated financial need. NOTE: This scholarship is included in tertiary scholarships as it is available to students studying at Level 3 or higher. ($500 - 1 recipient)

Application forms will be available for download from the following website:
• www.maorieducation.org.nz

NOTE: All applications and supporting documentation must reach MET by 4.30 pm, Friday, 31 Poutu-te-rangi (March) 2017.

Further information is available from the website: www.maorieducation.org.nz, the Maori Education Trust, P O Box 31213, Lower Hutt 5040, telephone (04) 586 7971. Alternatively email: info@maorieducation.org.nz

Application cannot be accepted before 31/12/2016.


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