Scholarships for Māori learners
Find out where to look for scholarships for Māori learners.
Scholarships may pay your costs, such as fees or accommodation, or give you a grant of money to support your study. Here’s where to find scholarships for Māori and where to get help.
Find scholarships for Māori online
Search StudySpy's scholarship information
Search StudySpy’s website for New Zealand and international Māori scholarships by location, study level, provider and ethnicity.
Visit websites with scholarships for Māori
For general Māori scholarships:
- Māori Education Trust website - scholarships
- Ministry of Education website - Ngarimu VC and 28th (Māori) Battalion Memorial Scholarships
- Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu website - scholarships and grants
- Crimson Education website - scholarship and support for Māori learners applying to top-ranked universities
- MoneyHub website - scholarships for Māori school leavers and undergraduates
For Māori scholarships for specific areas of study or training:
- Kia Ora Hauora website - health scholarships
- Libraries Aotearoa website - library and information management scholarships
- Ministry for Primary Industries website - forestry scholarships
- Māori and Pasifika Trades Training website - trade scholarships
Look on education providers' websites
Visit education providers’ websites to find out about their scholarships.
You can use our courses database to find contact details for education providers, and see samples of scholarships that relate to specific courses.
Search Generosity New Zealand's database
You can search Generosity New Zealand's givME database for scholarships. You can access the database at:
- Citizens Advice Bureaus, public libraries and some community centres
- some secondary schools, universities and polytechnics.
Where else to find out about scholarships for Māori
You can also find out about scholarships from:
- your school careers adviser
- Māori student support and liaison officers at the places where you're interested in studying
- iwi and Māori land trusts, and your whānau.
Updated 4 Jul 2022