As rangatahi there are many opportunities out there to support you in your study. Open days and Info days are a great way to getting into the right health pathway. Scholarships can support you financially to make your way down the path and reach your goals. Here are a few examples of both.
The Universtiy of Auckland Chancellor’s Award for Top Māori and Pacific Scholars
- 3 Years compulsory fees, $2,500 towards first year accommodation
- Massey University only provides Māori specific scholarships for post-graduate study.
Māori and Pacific Island Entrance Scholarship
- $10,000 towards first year tuition
Hauora Māori Scholarships
- There are 11 categories and 510 Schol arships for Māori pursuing health study (provided by The Ministry of Health)
- There are also 11 Excellence awards, an additional $1000 to the top scoring can didate in each category
- There are 2 John McLeod awards, for strong commitment to Māori health, leadership qualities, and excellence in academia.
- There also are 2 Te Apa Mareikura awards for prominent Māori community leaders. Both awards are for $10,000 and are awarded at the discretion of The Ministry of Health.
Māori Education Trust
- Norman Kirk Memorial Scholarship
$500 to 20 Māori students studying at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institute, with priority given to academic merit and financial need.
- Rose Hellaby Bursaries Scholarship
$1,000 to 30 Māori students studying in scientific, mathematical or technical fields, with priority given to academic merit and leadership skills.
- Roy Walting Mitchell Bursaries Scholarship
$1,000 to 24 undergraduate Māori students who attended secondary school as a Year 13 in 2014, with priority given to academic merit and financial need.
- Tī Maru Māori Trust Scholarship
$5,000 to 3 undergraduate Māori students enrolled in their final year of study at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institute, with priority to academic merit.
Most Iwi in New Zealand will support their rangatahi in tertiary education, it differs from Iwi to Iwi, but will have some degree of appli cation process.
Open Days & Information Days