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Māori Awards and Scholarships


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Coralie Takuira –  MAPAS Medical Graduate

“Finances are a huge stressor in medicine when you do not have other means of financial support. I literally would not have been able to complete medicine without these scholarships.  

Coralie is the recipient of the Ngārimu VC and the 28th Māori Battalion Memorial Scholarship (2015 & 2016)

Hear more about Coralie's experiences

Hemi Enright – Year 5 MBChB student

“I found the application process challenging but, well worth it. In some cases you may need referees so make sure you leave plenty of time to write up each application".

Hemi is the recipient of the Ngārimu Victoria Cross and the 28th Maori Battalion Memorial Scholarship (2015)

Read more about Hemi's experiences

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Hauora Māori Scholarships


For students who can show a commitment to Māori health and well-being studies, and has cultural links and/or whakapapa with Te Ao Māori or their Māori communities.

Details

Value ranges from $1500 to $10000 for 1 year.

Nursing - 155 awarded ($1700 each) 

Pharmacy - 10 awarded ($1700 each) 

Undergraduate - 75 awarded ($1700 each) 

Health Management - 10 awarded ($1700 each)

Medicine - 100 awarded ($4200 each) 

Postgraduate – 55 awarded ($2200 each)

Closing date

30 March (2015)

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Email: customerservice@moh.govt.nz    

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Henry Rongomau Bennett Foundation Māori Leadership in Health (Undergraduate)


For Māori undergraduate ākonga and kaimahi who hope to be leaders in Māori Health (health, mental health and addictions).

Details

Value ranges from $1000 - $5000 (number awarded varies) for 1 year

Closing date

15 January

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Email: scholarships@matatini.co.nz    

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Māori Health Research Summer Studentships


For undergraduate students of Māori descent studying Health related courses who want to be involved in a summer research project. 

Details

$5000

Closing date

8 September

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Ngārimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarships (undergraduate)


For Māori students who display excellence and academic merit in Tertiary study.

Details

$10000 per year of study for up to 5 years (3 awarded)

Closing date

30 September

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Norman Kirk Memorial Scholarships


For a full-time Māori undergraduate student studying at a recognised New Zealand Tertiary Institution who can demonstrate both financial need and academic merit. For students who want to contribute to their communities. 

Details

$500 (20 awarded) for 1 year

Closing date

31 March

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Email: info@maorieducation.org.nz

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Rewi Panapa Memorial Award


For students of Māori descent who are enrolled in a degree or diploma and show dedication/commitment to health and community. 

Details

$5000 (1 awarded) for 1 year

Closing date

25 April

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Rose Hellaby Bursaries Scholarship (Undergraduate)


For students of Māori descent who are enrolled in a degree or diploma and show dedication/commitment to health and community. 

Details

$1000 (30 awarded) for 1 year

Closing date

31 March

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Email: info@maorieducation.org.nz

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Roy Watling Mitchell Bursaries Scholarship (Undergraduate)


For Māori undergraduate students in their first year of study that demonstrate academic merit and financial hardship. The applicant must have attended secondary school as a Year 13 student in the year proceeding application.

Details

$1000 (24 awarded) for 1 year

Closing date

31 March

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Email: info@maorieducation.org.nz

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Sir Āpirana Ngata Memorial Scholarship (Māori Trustee)


For students who demonstrate academic excellence and a strong interest in Māori culture/ language, and involvement in cultural and/or community activities. Open to all Māori but where applicable, preference is given to descendants of Māori World War I veterans. 

Details

Value between $1000 - $3000 for 1 year

Closing date

1 May

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Email: contact@tetumupaeroa.co.nz

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Skills Active Māori Sports Awards Scholarship/Grant


For a male or female athlete of Māori descent (aged from 16-20) in support of their sporting and academic career. 

Details

$5000 (1 awarded)

Closing date

7 October

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Email: info@maorisportsawards.co.nz

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Ti Maru Māori Trust - Undergraduate Scholarships


For students of Māori descent who demonstrate academic merit and are enrolled in full-time study at a New Zealand Tertiary Institute.

Details

$5000 (3 awarded) for 1 year

Closing date

31 March

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Email: info@maorieducation.org.nz

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