Kawerau A6 Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 May 2022

Length of award

Up to two years

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

The scholarship is to grow relevant skills for the Trust while assisting owners and their descendents to undertake full time tertiary study. The trustees have determined that the relevant fields for 2011 are science or forestry or business or environment.

Selection criteria

Applicants must be a beneficial owner or descendant in the Kawerau A6 block. If you are unsure whether you are eligible please to to http://www.maorilandonline.govt.nz/gis/title/search.htm and search using 'Kawerau' the popup list that is populated makes it quite easy to navigate to Kawerau A1 or Kawerau A6. You can check owner interests go to http://www.maorilandonline.govt.nz/gis/owner/interestSearch.htm for a specific owner search and input the name of the person whose interests the students are checking.


What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

The scholarship can roll over however payment for subsequent years is contingent on the academic achievement of the previous year.

How do students apply?

Applicants must provide a covering letter outlining their chosen career path, their need for the scholarship and describe ways in which they can assist the Trust. Applications should be received by the scholarship committee by 31 May

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Applicants must be undertaking a recognised full time tertiary degree in the fields of science, forestry, business or environment at a recognised tertiary institution in New Zealand. You must be at least in your 2nd year of study.

Decision makers

Scholarship Committee

History or background of award

Trustees of the Kawerau A6 block are pleased to announce one tertiary education scholarship is available to the value of $2,000

Additional information

Please address your application to:
Scholarship Committee
Opeke Ahuwhenua Trust (Kawerau A6)
Po Box 264
Kawerau 3169

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

Opeke Ahuwhenua Trust
PO Box 264, Kawerau 3169


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 2020.