Scholarships 2014

Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trustis offering two exciting scholarships for 2014.
Visit http://www.tpwt.maori.nz/scholarships/index.htm

First, the Tāwera Scholarship that is aimed at Māori undergraduate students enrolled full time in 2014 in a commerce, business, or management degree. Preference will be given to those students who: are in their last year or second to last year of study towards their bachelor degree; have proven academic merit; demonstrate a commitment to tikanga Māori and te reo Māori; demonstrate a commitment to Māori, iwi, and hapū economic development; are interested in building personal skills and expertise to support Māori economic and social development. Māori undergraduate students enrolled full time in 2014 in a commerce, business, or management degree.

TĀWERA SCHOLARSHIP

Business/Management Undergraduate Scholarship.
The Tāwera Scholarship is offered to Māori completing a bachelor degree in business, management, or commerce. There are up to 30 scholarships of $10,000 each. http://www.tpwt.maori.nz/scholarships/tawera/introduction.htm

Secondly, the Rona Scholarship aimed at Māori undergraduate and graduate students enrolled fulltime in 2014 in a fisheries, aquaculture or marine sciences degree. Preference will be given to those students who: are in their last year or second to last year of study towards their degree; have proven academic merit; have proven research experience; are involved in research with direct relevance and/or application to fisheries and aquaculture industries; demonstrate a commitment to tikanga Māori and te reo Māori; demonstrate a commitment to working in the seafood industry; and are interested in building personal skills and expertise to support Māori economic and social development.

RONA SCHOLARSHIP

Fisheries and Aquaculture Industry Scholarship
The Rona Scholarship is offered to Māori completing a degree in fisheries, aquaculture or marine sciences associated with the fisheries and aquaculture industries. There are up to 10 scholarships of $10,000 each. http://www.tpwt.maori.nz/scholarships/rona/introduction.htm

The Māori Education Trust is offering a number of scholarships for 2014. Visit http://www.maorieducation.org.nz/index.php/scholarships

Including the ROSE HELLABY POSTGRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP. 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. Special conditions apply; for further information please contact the office on (04) 586 7971 or email info@maorieducation.org.nz

There are 2 awards with a value of up to $30,000 each. This Prestigious Scholarship was created by the Trust deed signed by Rose Burdett Hellaby, the Māori Education Trust (then the “Māori Education Foundation”) and the NZ Insurance Company (now the New Zealand Guardian Trust), in 1969.  Rose Hellaby lived just outside of Auckland, was a visionary and had shares in many New Zealand companies.  The deed created scholarships to assist Māori students to attend any New Zealand or overseas tertiary institution.

Note: The Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarship requires a hard-copy application and is not applied for on-line.  Please download a form at ‘Apply for Scholarships’, or contact the MET office and an application form will be forwarded to you.

Please be aware most scholarships have deadlines of 31 March 2014.

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