Hiwa-i-te-Rangi Māori Health Leadership Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 30 November 2021

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

This is a way for us to support the development of more future Māori leaders and decision makers within the health sector. 

Selection criteria

This scholarship is open to all Māori descendants, who are currently living in Aotearoa New Zealand and must be able to:
Demonstrate their commitment to increasing Māori leadership within the health sector.
Show their passion for health equity and building a responsive health service for Māori.
Show their commitment and involvement in Te Ao Māori.

How do students apply?

To Apply:
Complete the electronic application form (click on “Apply Now” button below) by 5pm Tuesday 30 November 2021
Answer the questions in the application form
Provide all required documentation by 5pm Tuesday 30 November 2021
All applications are assessed by panel of kaumatua, Māori health experts and health development leaders. Terms & Conditions apply
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Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Successful recipients will be notified by Monday 20 December 2021.

History or background of award

The Māori Health Leadership Scholarship programme is one of our initiatives in building equity in health and wellness in Aotearoa New Zealand. We hope it will enable more Māori to be in decision making leadership roles within the health sector. 

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

New Zealand Health Group
PO Box 106 339, Auckland 1143, New Zealand


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 June 2021.