2020 Postgraduate Scholarships


2020 Postgraduate Scholarships

The postgraduate scholarship round closes 4.30 pm, Friday, 3 Paenga-whāwhā (April) 2020.


Eric Hall McCormick Scholarship

Number of recipients: 06

$7,500

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

Māori Education Trust Postgraduate Scholarship: Hapū Or Iwi Development


Number of recipients: 05

$7,500

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)

Māori Education Trust Postgraduate Scholarship: STEM


Number of recipients: 06

$7,500

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.

Queen Elizabeth II Postgraduate Fellowship

Number of recipients: 01

$5,000

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

Rangiriri and Mātene Te Whiwhi Winiata Scholarship

Number of recipients: 06

$7,500

Available to Māori graduates to enable them to complete postgraduate studies. Pre-requisite is completion of a master’s degree.

Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarship

Number of recipients: 02

$30,000

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.

Roy Watling Mitchell Prestigious Professions Scholarship

Number of recipients: 01

$5,000

Available to a Māori graduate with a record of academic excellence. Applicants must provide a reference from their supervisor/s regarding their research.

Sister Annie Henry Scholarship

Number of recipients: 01

$1000

The Sister Annie Henry Trust was established in 1972 to assist in the education or training of any direct descendants of Reverend John Laughton, or students of Tūhoe descent. This scholarship is open to secondary, undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Tī Maru Māori Trust Prestigious Scholarship

Number of recipients: 02

$5,000

Available to Māori graduates with a record of academic excellence. Applicants must provide a reference from their supervisor/s regarding their research.