Māori and Pasifika Trades Training Scholarships

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Closing dates for applications

Always Open

Length of award

One year

Number of awards offered

One +

Purpose of award

Māori and Pasifika aged between 16 and 40 are invited to apply for a Trades Training Scholarship which will see you fully equipped to enter the workforce with a relevant pre-trade qualification that will really lead you places. Equipped with a qualification, Passport to Work and the tools** to do your job, you will be supported to achieve your very best and realise your goals.

Selection criteria

Pasifika applicants will be chosen because they:
• Show a genuine desire to succeed in their chosen trades programme
• Are committed to completing the practical and theory parts of the programme
• Are keen to get a job in one of the industries which these programmes prepare them for

Maori Applicants will be chosen because they:
• Show a genuine desire to succeed in their chosen trades programme
• Are committed to completing the practical and theory parts of the programme
• Are keen to get a job in one of the industries which these programmes prepare them for
• Commitment to Hapu, Iwi and / or Māori workforce development

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

1. Scholarships will be awarded on the basis that the information supplied is true and correct. WelTec or Whitireia can withdraw the scholarship if the information is proved to be inaccurate or incomplete.
2. If you turn down the scholarship, or do not accept the scholarship by the required date, the Selection Panel may offer the scholarship to another applicant. The scholarship must be for study in 2016.
3. The decision of the Selection Panel is final.

How do students apply?

Download and complete the Application Form.
Information Brochure - Regulations
Application Form
Scholarship Page

How and when do students learn of the decision?

The Selection Panel will create a shortlist from the information you provide in the scholarship application, based on the selection criteria listed above. Shortlisted applicants may be asked to attend an interview with the Selection Panel.

Decision makers

Whitireia and Weltec Selection Panel.

History or background of award

Whitireia and WelTec have joined forces with Iwi, the Pasifika community, Industry Training Organisations and employers across the Wellington region to ensure you have every opportunity to complete your programme of study, find work and enter a New Zealand apprenticeship in your chosen career.

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact

WelTec Scholarships Administrator
Wellington Institute of Technology
Private Bag 39803, Te Puni Mail Centre, Petone 5045, New Zealand
0800 935 832
http://www.weltec.ac.nz/
scholarships@weltec.ac.nz

Disclaimer

Every effort has been made to ensure the above information is current and correct. However, applicants should contact the appropriate administering body before making an application, as details do change frequently. The administrator of this record last updated this information in November 2020.