Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Tertiary Education Grant

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What does the scholarship get me?

$500 - $4000 (by lebels exact details listed below)

Closing dates for applications

Next: 31 May 2019

Apply during your year of study

Length of award

One Year

Number of awards offered

9 levels

Purpose of award

Education grants are available to assist students of Ngati Whatua Orakei descent. Grants can now be paid to whanau living overseas.

Selection criteria

To be eligible all applicants must fulfill the following criteria:
- One application per applicant per year
- Be a child of a registered Ngati Whatua Orakei hapu member
- Must complete all compulsory sections of this form and sign the Declaration
- Provide any required documentation.

All applicants are to be proven descendants of Tuperiri. The applicant is the recipient of the grant. The applicant must be a child of a registered Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei hapū member or a registered Ngāti Whātua Ōrakei hapū member if 18 years old or older. The applicant must be enrolled in a formal education institution in Tertiary.

What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?

What is the value of each grant?
Early Childhood Education: $300.00
Primary (Yr 0 – 8): $300.00 
Secondary (yr 9 – 15): $300.00
Training & Vocational full-time: $500.00
Certificate/Diploma full-time: $500.00
Undergraduate Degree full-time: $1,000.00
Post-Graduate Degree full-time: $1,500.00
Masters full-time: $4,000.00
PHD full-time: $5,000.00


How do students apply?

How do I apply for an education grant? You can make an application through the online form and hardcopy application forms. You can call 0508 NW Orakei (69672533) for a hardcopy form to be sent to you, download the from <> or collected a form from the following locations:
– 230 Kupe Street, Ōrākei
– Ōrākei Marae, 59B Kitemoana Street, Ōrākei
– 32 Mahuhu Cres, Quay Park, Auckland City.
Application Form

How and when do students learn of the decision?

How long will an education grant application take to process and be paid? If all criteria is met, the application will be processed and paid to the nominated bank account within 10 working days of receipt of application.
Will I be notified of the application process? You will be notified at each critical stage of the application process via email. You can also call 0508 NW Orakei (69672533) to get an update. Please ensure you have your application reference number to assist us in finding your details.

Decision makers

Ngati Whatua orakei Trustees.

History or background of award

Ngati Whatua Orakei aims to be actively involved in education.

Additional information

Ngati Whatua Orakei beneficiaries only need apply.

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

Kirimoana Willoughby
Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei Whai Maia Limited
Po Box 42045, Orakei, Auckland 1745
+64 9 972 0464


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 March 2019.