Maori Education Trust: Nicholas Irwin Hunt Scholarships

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What does the scholarship get me?


Closing dates for applications

Next: 3 April 2020

Applications must be received by 4.30 pm,Friday, 3 Paenga-whāwhā (April) 2020

Length of award

Annual award.

Number of awards offered

Number of recipients: 6

Purpose of award

Available to full-time Māori undergraduate writers, with preference to those studying in the field of journalism.  Priority will be given to students with proven writing ability, academic merit and financial need.

Selection criteria

Undergraduate applicants must:
i.                be of New Zealand Māori descent;
ii.               be enrolled at a New Zealand tertiary institute in 2019;
iii.             be attending full-time study for the full year;
iv.             meet the criteria for the scholarships applied for;
v.               submit the application and supporting documentation on time.


What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

If you meet scholarship criteria, you can apply for as many scholarships as you wish, however you can only be awarded one.

How do students apply?

Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
Additional information including missingor corrected information, must reach the MāorI Education Trust by the
closing date.
The Māori Education Trust does not accept any responsibility for lost or delayed application packages caused by
incorrect mailing instructions or delays in delivery.
You must advise the Māori Education Trust ofany changes to your application. All changes must be advised in
writing (email and post are acceptable).
Please do not staple your papers together; use a paper clip or place in a plastic sleeve.
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Application Guidelines

How and when do students learn of the decision?

All applicants (successful and unsuccessful) will be notified in writing within three months after the scholarship closing date.

Decision makers

Looking for available scholarships for undergraduate students? Here you will find all scholarships administered by Maori Education Trust for undergraduate students.

History or background of award

The Māori Education Trust scholarship programme comprises a range of scholarships for Māori secondary and tertiary students.  The purpose of the scholarship programme is to provide support for Māori students to pursue and achieve success in programmes of study and training.


Additional information

The Māori Education Trust scholarship programme comprises a range of scholarships for Māori secondary and tertiary students.

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

Evelyn Newman
Maori Education Trust
PO Box 31213, Wellington 6142, New Zealand
(04) 586 7971


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 November 2019.