2024 Te Whaiti Nui a Toi Māori Land Trust Scholarship

Open to ‘Registered Owners or descendants of Registered Owners,’ or ‘Beneficiaries and descendants of beneficiaries in a Whanau Trust constituted in terms of Te Ture Whenua Māori Act 1993’ who are in their second or subsequent year of study.

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

Please note this closing date is earlier than the MET Undergraduate Scholarships.

EligibilityApplicants must:

  1. be a registered beneficiary of Te Whaiti Nui-a-Toi;
  2. be enrolled at an NZ tertiary institution for 2024, and in your second or subsequent year of study;
  3. meet all criteria for the scholarships applied for;
  4. submit the application and supporting documentation on time.

Supporting Information You need to provide:

  1. Whakapapa verification: you must provide evidence that shows you are a registered member or beneficiary of Te Whaiti Nui-a-Toi Trust or you must have your whakapapa verified by the Trust Administrator;
  2. Enrolment Confirmation. This will need to prove that you're undertaking full-time study for the full year.
  3. NSN Number. This is your unique ID with the Ministry of Education which you can get from your tertiary institute or NZQA.
  4. Certified Academic Transcript from last year of study.
  5. Certified 2023 NCEA results if this is your first year of tertiary study.
  6. Encoded bank deposit slip or bank verification of your bank account number.
  7. Curriculum Vitae.

Important Application Portal Information:

  1. Information will be saved automatically as you move from one page of the application to the next.
  2. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. Make sure you click submit!
  3. If you meet scholarship criteria, you can apply for as many scholarships as you wish, however you can only be awarded one.
  4. You must advise the Māori Education Trust of any changes to your application (e.g. change of address or withdrawal from study). All changes must be advised in writing (email or post).
  5. All applicants (successful and unsuccessful) will be notified by October 2024 at the latest.
  6. If you cannot complete the application online, either contact the office for support (details below), or submit a hard-copy application to which all supporting documentation must be attached.
  7. Don’t forget, if you have any questions, you can contact us by email: info@maorieducation.org.nz.