Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarship


Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarship

Rose Hellaby, visionary and benefactor, born 1883 and died aged 91 in 1974. In 1969 Rose established the Maori Education Fund with New Zealand Guardian Trust (now Perpetual Guardian) to provide education opportunities for Māori children and young adults.

The objective of the Rose Hellaby Postgraduate scholarship is to encourage Māori students 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.

Total Number of Recipients: 2Total value: $30,000

Tēnā koe e tono nei mō Ngā Karahipi Māori 2018. 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 mauriora. The Māori Education Trust scholarship programme comprises a range of scholarships for Māori secondary and tertiary students. The purpose of the scholarship programme is to provide support for Māori students to pursue and achieve success in programmes of study and training.

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.
 Previous recipients cannot reapply for a Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarship.

CriteriaThese 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. As this is a form of recurring scholarship, conditions will be placed on the award. Conditions will include the annual submission of academic results, annual progress reports from the successful recipient and supervisor or Head of Department, and a signed contract which will include these conditions and a refund policy should study cease. As part of the selection process, interviews will be conducted by the Judging Panel. The Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarships funds are administered by Perpetual Guardian. As such, a representative of Perpetual Guardian may be included in the selection of scholarship recipients.

Important Information:

  1. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  2. Additional Information including missing or corrected information, must reach the Māori Education Trust by the closing date.
  3. The Māori Education Trust does not accept any responsibility for lost or delayed application packages caused by incorrect mailing instructions or delays in delivery.
  4. You must advise the Māori Education Trust of any changes to your application. All changes must be advised in writing (email or post).Please do not staple your papers together; use a paper clip or place in a plastic sleeve.
  5. If you meet scholarship criteria, you can apply for as many scholarships as you wish, however you can only be awarded one.
  6. All applicants (successful and unsuccessful) will be notified in writing within three months after the scholarship closing date.

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