Faculty of Arts Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Scholarship

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What does the scholarship get me?

Up to $3,500

Closing dates for applications

Next: 29 July 2020

Length of award

1 Year awarded annually.

Number of awards offered

Up to 5

Purpose of award

The purpose of the Scholarships is to further develop the relationship, based on the Memorandum of Understanding, between the University of Auckland and Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei.

Selection criteria

The Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in full-time study for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts.
The Scholarships are tenable by students who are beneficiaries of the Ngäti Whätua o Ōrakei Māori Trust Board.
The basis of selection will be academic merit.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

Eligible applicants may receive a further grant if they undertake study at a higher academic level e.g. BA and BA (Hons),MA or PhD.

How do students apply?

Please read the regulations carefully to be sure you are eligible to apply. Then click on the “Apply now” button and complete the online application form. We recommend you check the form early in case a reference or endorsement is required to support your application, and to familiarise yourself with the form. All sections (including request sections) must be completed by the closing date, which is midnight on the specified date (unless stated otherwise). We recommend you do not have two different scholarship applications open within the same browser.
Scholarship Details
Online Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Approximately six weeks after the closing date by letter or email.
The Scholarship’s emolument will be paid in two instalments, one in each semester.

Decision makers

The Scholarships will be awarded by the University of Auckland Council upon the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising the Dean of the Faculty of Arts (or nominee), the Head of Discipline of Māori Studies (or nominee) and the Associate Dean Equity (or nominee).

History or background of award

The Scholarships were established in 2009 and are funded by the Faculty of Arts at the University of Auckland.

Additional information

The Scholarships will be awarded to students enrolled in full-time study for an undergraduate or postgraduate degree in the Faculty of Arts.
The Scholarship may not be held concurrently with a University of Auckland Scholarship, a University of Auckland Chancellor's Award for Top Māori and Pacific Scholars, a University of Auckland Alumni Scholarship, or a University of Auckland Jubilee Award.


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

The Scholarship Office
The University of Auckland
+64 9 373 7599


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.