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2022 Te Taura Whiri and the Māori Education Trust Tertiary Scholarships

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2022 Te Taura Whiri and the Māori Education Trust Tertiary Scholarships

Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori in partnership with the Māori Education Trust will have scholarships available for students of te reo Māori and students who will use te reo Māori as the main component of their studies in 2022.


Below is a list of available scholarships: 

Study

Detail 

Amount

First Year


Te Rito Scholarship

Available to students transitioning to tertiary study (Year 1) who wish to study te reo Māori. These students will have completed secondary study at either Wharekura or one of the Māori Boarding Schools. 

Scholarship Value: $2,000


Number of recipients: 40 

Undergraduate


Te Māhuiri Scholarship

Available to students who are completing undergraduate studies in te reo Māori.

Scholarship Value: $2,000


Number of recipients: 40 

Postgraduate 


Te Haemata Scholarship 

Available to students completing their postgraduate studies in te reo Māori.

Scholarship Value: $20,000


Number of recipients: 2


Applications must be received by email only by   Sunday, 29 Haratua (May) 2022


EligibilityApplicants must:

  1. be of New Zealand Māori descent;
  2. be enrolled at a tertiary institute in 2022;
  3. be attending study for the full year.
  4. submit the application and supporting documentation on time.

Supporting information you need to provide:

  1. Whakapapa verification: By providing a copy of either yours or your parent's iwi registration or an email or letter verified by a kaumātua. NOTE: your name must be clearly shown and the person verifying cannot be your sibling, spouse, parent or grandparent.
  2. Enrolment Confirmation for 2022.
  3. Bank verification of your bank account number.

Important Information:

  1. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  2. If you submitted a scholarship application with the Maori Education Trust in 2022, you don't need to submit another application. If you're not sure, please email info@maorieducation.org.nz
  3. Applications MUST be submitted via email only.
  4. All applicants (successful and unsuccessful) will be notified in writing within three (3) months after the scholarship closing date.

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