Westpac's Te Waiu O Aotearoa Trust scholarships

Updated: 3 months ago
Deadline: 21 Jan 202117

Closing date: 17/01/2021
17 Jan 21
Value of Award: $5000 each
No. of awards: Up to four Maori Recipients
Tenure: The scholarships will acknowledge diversity and leadership. The opportunity will be given to four Tane and Wāhine throughout Te Waka-a-Māui – the waka of Māui (South Island) and Te Ika-a-Māui - the fish of Māui (North Island).

Te Waiu O Aotearoa Trust was established to promote, develop, and provide for the education and advancement of Māori, within the banking and finance industry, and general business.


Selection criteria:
  • The Trustees Panel will consider the applications according to the following criteria: – Leadership at tertiary institute and in the community, and – Involvement with Iwi, Hapū, Marae and wider Māori community, and – Life and work experience, and – Whakapapa with appropriate endorsement, and – Confirmation of study details. The opportunity will be given to up to four Tāne and Wāhine throughout Te Waka-a-Māui (South Island) and Te Ika-a-Māui (North Island). Scholarship awards are valued at a maximum of $5000 (including GST). All applications to the Trust will be assessed against the criteria set out above in accordance with the Trust Deed.

General Information:

How do students apply?
Applicants must submit their application and supporting documentation by email to the Westpac Careers team, careers@westpac.co.nz Application entries must be received by midnight on Sunday 17 January 2021.
Regulations
Application Form

Decision makers
The Trustees and Assessment Panel will consider the applications according to the following criteria: Leadership at school and in the community Life and work experience Whakapapa with appropriate endorsement; and Confirmation of study details (when the applicant knows).

How and when do students learn of the decision?
12 October 2020 - Applications open 17 January 2021 - Applications close 18 – 31 January 2021 - Applications reviewed by assessor panel, interviews held (if applicable) and selections made  Around February 2021 - Applicants notified of application outcome (successful and unsuccessful)  March 2021 - Scholarship funds paid directly to educational institutes on receipt by the Trust of an appropriate GST invoice for study-related costs.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
The scholarships will acknowledge diversity and leadership. The opportunity will be given to four Tane and Wāhine throughout Te Waka-a-Māui – the waka of Māui (South Island) and Te Ika-a-Māui - the fish of Māui (North Island).

Additional information

Who else has information about this award?
If you have any queries regarding the Te Waiu O Aotearoa Trust Scholarship, please contact the Westpac Careers team, careers@westpac.co.nz.


For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

Tracey Walker
Director - Client Relationships Institutional Banking
Westpac New Zealand Limited

PO Box 934

Phone: 09 3673396 -Ext: Ext:66396

Email: tracey_walker@westpac.co.nz


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