2024 Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarship

The objective of the Rose Hellaby Postgraduate scholarship is to encourage Māori students to expand their horizons by pursuing higher education to reach their full potential in their chosen field of study. The scholarships are aimed towards developing today’s students into tomorrow’s leaders thereby benefitting their Whānau / Iwi and the wider community.

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.

Previous recipients cannot reapply for a Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarship.

Applications must be received by Tuesday, 30 Paenga-whāwhā (April) 2024 by 4:00pm.

Tēnā koe e tono nei mō Ngā Karahipi Māori 2024. Tēnā hoki koe e whai i te huarahi mātauranga hei hāpai i a koe, to whānau, to iwi, otirā, te ao Māori. He huarahi tēnei i whakaritea e ō mātua tīpuna, kia riro i a koe ngā kete e toru o te wānanga.Nō reira, tihei mauri ora.

EligibilityApplicants must:

  1. be of New Zealand Māori descent;
  2. be enrolled at a tertiary institute at the time the application is submitted;
  3. meet the criteria for the scholarship;
  4. submit the application and supporting documentation on time.

Supporting Information You need to provide:

  1. Whakapapa verification: This will need to be completed by a kaumātua, or you may submit an Iwi registration confirmation letter.
  2. Enrolment Confirmation.
  3. NSN Number. This is your unique ID with the Ministry of Education that you can get from your tertiary institute or NZQA.
  4. Certified Academic Transcript from last year of study.
  5. At least one Academic Reference (unless otherwise stated in scholarship criteria).
  6. Encoded bank deposit slip or bank verification of your bank account number.
  7. Curriculum Vitae.

Application Form:

This scholarship is a paper application only. You can contact us at info@maorieducation.org.nz to get an application form and you can either send the form along with the supporting documentation via post or email.