Westpac's Te Waiu O Aotearoa Trust scholarships

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What does the scholarship get me?

$5000 each

Closing dates for applications

Next: 17 January 2021

17 Jan 21

Length of award

The scholarships will acknowledge diversity and leadership. The opportunity will be given to four Tane and Wāhine throughout Te Waka-a-Māui – the waka of Māui (South Island) and Te Ika-a-Māui - the fish of Māui (North Island).

Number of awards offered

Up to four Maori Recipients

Purpose of award

 

Selection criteria

The Trustees Panel will consider the applications according to the following criteria:
– Leadership at tertiary institute and in the community, and
– Involvement with Iwi, Hapū, Marae and wider Māori community, and
– Life and work experience, and
– Whakapapa with appropriate endorsement, and
– Confirmation of study details.
The opportunity will be given to up to four Tāne and Wāhine throughout Te Waka-a-Māui (South Island) and Te Ika-a-Māui (North Island). Scholarship awards are valued at a maximum of $5000 (including GST). All applications to the Trust will be assessed against the criteria set out above in accordance with the Trust Deed.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The scholarships will acknowledge diversity and leadership. The opportunity will be given to four Tane and Wāhine throughout Te Waka-a-Māui – the waka of Māui (South Island) and Te Ika-a-Māui - the fish of Māui (North Island).

 

How do students apply?

Applicants must submit their application and supporting documentation by email to the Westpac Careers team, careers@westpac.co.nz
Application entries must be received by midnight on Sunday 17 January 2021.
 
Regulations
Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

12 October 2020 - Applications open
17 January 2021 - Applications close
18 – 31 January 2021 - Applications reviewed by assessor panel, interviews held (if applicable) and selections made 
Around February 2021 - Applicants notified of application outcome (successful and unsuccessful) 
March 2021 - Scholarship funds paid directly to educational institutes on receipt by the Trust of an appropriate GST invoice for study-related costs.

Decision makers

The Trustees and Assessment Panel will consider the applications according to the following criteria:
Leadership at school and in the community
Life and work experience
Whakapapa with appropriate endorsement; and
Confirmation of study details (when the applicant knows).

History or background of award

Te Waiu O Aotearoa Trust was established to promote, develop, and provide for the education and advancement of Māori, within the banking and finance industry, and general business. 

Additional information

 

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

Tracey Walker
Director - Client Relationships Institutional Banking
Westpac New Zealand Limited
PO Box 934, Auckland 1140
09 3673396 ext Ext:66396
https://www.westpac.co.nz
tracey_walker@westpac.co.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 October 2020.