Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Grants & Scholarships

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 May 2022

Length of award

1 Year

Number of awards offered


Purpose of award

You must be a registered beneficiary of the Tuwharetoa Māori Trust Board before applying for this scholarship and you have studied at a Tertiary level, at an approved NZQA Tertiary Institute, Polytechnic, Private Training Establishment, Wananga or Whare Wananga, University or Industry Training Organisation ITO.

Selection criteria

To be considered for a scholarship applicants must have:
• Completed one year of Tertiary Study
• Achieved an A-average in their course of study for the previous year. (If your Institute does not award grade passes, you must provide some equivalent evidence of achievement excellence from your Institution).

Education Grants:
To apply for an education grant applicants must be a registered beneficiary and attending one of the following:
• NZQA recognised tertiary establishment e.g. University, Polytechnic, Wānanga, Private Training Establishment, Industry Training Organisation
• Secondary School and studying to attain NCEA levels
• Kōhanga Reo or registered Early Childhood Education Centre; or
• Has Special Needs and is attending school or participating in vocational training

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

(Targeted discretionary scholarships may be awarded in conjunction with scholarship partners (details will be advised in any year in which these apply)

How do students apply?

Education Grants now CLOSED! Re-open February 2021
Tūwharetoa Maori Trust Board Education Grants

How and when do students learn of the decision?

Ten scholarship recipients are chosen each year across these study areas:
Māori, Health, Forestry, Agriculture, Science, Commerce, Arts, Engineering, Education and Environmental studies

Decision makers

Tuwharetoa Trustees

History or background of award

The Tuwharetoa Māori Trust board proudly supports the educational pursuits of our people.

Additional information

Postgraduate and PhD students completing work by thesis (where grades are yet to be awarded) may be considered for scholarships, by providing a letter of recommendation from your thesis supervisor which should include an overview of your thesis progress to date.
Apprentices may apply where they have completed a national certificate with merit toward their trade, by providing a recommendation letter from their ITO.

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

Tuwharetoa Maori Trust Board
PO Box 87, Turangi 3353
(07) 386 8832


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 December 2020.