Māori Education Trust 2020 Tertiary Scholarships

Scholarships and Criteria

Value 

Awhina Nursing Scholarship (Undergraduate)

Available to full-time Māori undergraduate students enrolled at the Palmerston North Campus of UCOL and are in their second or subsequent year of study for a Bachelor of Nursing. 

Up to $1,000

Up to 2 recipients 

Eric Hall McCormick Scholarship (Postgraduate)

Available to a Māori student undertaking research at postgraduate level in a field which is of significant benefit to Māori.  Priority will be given to a student attending the University of Auckland.  

$7,500

6 recipient 

Frances Irwin Hunt Art Scholarship (Undergraduate)

Available to full-time Māori undergraduate students studying in the fields of performing or cultural arts which may include, but not be limited to: dance, music, art, theatre/film.  Priority will be given to students with academic merit and financial need.

$3,500

6 recipients 

Māori Education Trust Undergraduate Scholarship

The Māori Education Trust Undergraduate Scholarship is available to Māori undergraduate students who are in their second or third year of study in 2019.  Priority will be given to students with financial need. 

$1,500

25 recipients

Māori Education Trust Postgraduate Scholarship: Hapū or Iwi Development

Available to Māori postgraduate students undertaking study in a field that will support the strategic interests and direction of their Hapū or Iwi.  Applicants must submit a letter of support from the Chair (or equivalent)

$7,500

5 recipients 

Māori Education Trust Postgraduate Scholarship:  STEM

This scholarship is available to Māori postgraduate students undertaking study in science (biology, chemistry, physics), technology, engineering or mathematics.  Applicants must meet all criteria and submit two references, one of which must be an academic reference.

$7,500

6 recipients 

Nicholas Irwin Hunt Writing Scholarship (Undergraduate)

Available to full-time Māori undergraduate writers, with preference to those studying in the field of journalism.  Priority will be given to students with proven writing ability, academic merit and financial need. 

$3,500

6 recipients

Norman Kirk Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate) (to be confirmed)

Available to full-time Māori undergraduate students studying at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institute.  Priority will be given to students with financial need and academic merit. 

$500

20 recipients 

Queen Elizabeth II Post-Graduate Fellowship (Postgraduate)

Available to a Māori or non-Māori graduate with excellent academic ability, who plans to research at postgraduate level, in a field that will benefit Māori.   

$5,000 
1 recipient

Rangiriri and Mātene Te Whiwhi  Winiata Scholarship (Postgraduate)

Available to Māori graduates to enable them to complete postgraduate studies.  Prerequisite is the completion of a masters degree.

$7,500 
6 recipients

Regina Rudland Memorial Scholarship

This scholarship is available to a full-time Māori student of Ngāti 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. 

$500 
1 recipient

Rose Hellaby Bursaries Scholarship (Undergraduate)

Available to full-time Māori 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

Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarship (Postgraduate)

These prestigious scholarships are available to Māori students with a record of proven academic excellence, undertaking Masters or PhD postgraduate study in the fields of engineering, mathematics, science, technology or medicine. Study can be carried out in New Zealand or overseas.

Up to $30,000

2 recipients (conditions apply) 

Roy Watling Mitchell Bursaries Scholarship (Undergraduate)

Available to first-year full-time Māori undergraduate students who attended secondary school as a Year 13 student in 2019.  Priority will be given to students with academic merit and financial need.

$1,000

24 recipients

Roy Watling Mitchell Prestigious Professions Scholarship (Postgraduate) 

Available to a Māori graduate with a record of academic excellence.

$5,000

1 recipient 

Sir Apirana Ngata Memorial Scholarship (Undergraduate)

Available to a full-time Māori undergraduate student studying at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institute, who attended Ngata Memorial College as a Year 13 student in 2019.  Priority will be given to a student with academic merit

$1,000

1 recipient 

Sister Annie Henry Scholarship 

Available to a Māori student who is a direct descendant of Reverend John George Laughton or of Tūhoe descent, to assist with education or training costs. 

$1,000

1 recipient (at Undergraduate and Postgraduate) 

Tī Maru Māori Trust Scholarship (Undergraduate)

Available to full-time Māori 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

Tī Maru Māori Trust Prestigious Scholarship (Postgraduate) 

Available to Māori graduates with a record of academic excellence.

$5,000

2 recipients 

HERA – Whanake Scholarship 

Available to a Māori student in their first year of a four-year Bachelor of Engineering degree (B.E ., or B.Eng). The scholarship comprises an annual scholarship and paid summer internship (with HERA) over four (4) years. NOTE: This scholarship closes at 4.30 pm, Friday, 21 Kohi-tātea (January) 2020.

$5,000

1 recipient

 


 NOTE: Applications and supporting documentation must reach MET by 4.30 pm, Friday, 5th Paenga-whāwhā (April) 2020 unless otherwise stipulated. 


Applications are available to download from the Māori Education Trust (MET) website. Alternatively, call, text, or email the office and an application form will be sent to you. Feel free to contact the office for further information. 

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