Maori Education Trust - Undergraduate Scholarships

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Closing date: 31/03/2015   

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 2015

Rose Hellaby Scholarship ((available to Maori undergraduate students studying in the scientific, mathematical or technical fields. Priority will be given to students with academic merit and leadership skills)

Roy Watling Mitchell Bursaries (Available to first-year Maori undergraduate students who attended secondary school as a Year 13 student in 2012. Priority will be given to students with academic merit and financial need)

Ti Maru Maori Trust Scholarships: Available to full-time Maori undergraduate students studying at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institute. Priority will be given to students with academic merit

Rona Scholarship: These scholarships are available to full-time Maori undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at a New Zealand tertiary institute in 2015 in a fisheries, aquaculture or marine sciences degree. Preference will be given to those students who: are in their last year or second to last year of study towards their degree; have proven academic merit; have proven research experience; are involved in research with direct relevance and/or application to fisheries and aquaculture industries; demonstrate a commitment to tikanga Maori and te reo Maori; demonstrate a commitment to working in the seafood industry; and are interested in building personal skills and expertise to support Maori economic and social development.

Tawera Scholarship: These scholarships are available to full-time Maori undergraduate students enrolled at a New Zealand tertiary institute in 2015 in a commerce, business, or management degree. Preference will be given to those students who: are in their last year or second to last year of study towards their bachelor degree; have proven academic merit; demonstrate a commitment to tikanga Maori and te reo Maori; demonstrate a commitment to Maori, iwi, and hapu economic development; are interested in building personal skills and expertise to support Maori economic and social development.

Whanui Scholarship: These scholarships are available to Maori undergraduate and graduate students enrolled full-time in 2015 in an agriculture or agribusiness related degree. Preference will be given to those students who: are in their last year or second to last year of study towards their degree; have proven academic merit; have proven research experience; are involved in research with direct relevance and/or application to agriculture related industries; demonstrate a commitment to tikanga Maori and te reo Maori; demonstrate a commitment to working in the agriculture related industries; and are interested in building personal skills and expertise to support Maori economic and social development.

Application forms will be available for download from the following websites in Kohi-tatea (January) 2015:

• www.tpwt.maori.nz
• www.maorieducation.org.nz

Further information is available from the website: www.maorieducation.org.nz, the Maori Education Trust, P O Box 11-255, Wellington, telephone (04) 499-8041 or fax (04) 499-8006. Alternatively email: info@maorieducation.org.nz

Application cannot be accepted before 31/12/2014.



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