Nga Puhi Education Scholarships: Bachelor's Degree
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On this page
- What does the scholarship get me?
- Closing dates for applications
- Length of award
- Number of awards offered
- Purpose of award
- Selection criteria
- What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
- How do students apply?
- How and when do students learn of the decision?
- Decision makers
- History or background of award
- Additional information
- For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
What does the scholarship get me?
Closing dates for applications
Next: 31 March 2018
All completed applications must be received 5pm, 31 March annually
Length of award
Number of awards offered
37 Bachelors Degree Scholarships
Purpose of award
We also hope that at some time in their future, they will contribute their new skills and knowledge towards raising the wellbeing and betterment of their whānau, hapū and iwi.
To be eligible to apply for a Scholarship, applicants must:
• Whakapapa to Ngāpuhi and be fully registered with the Rūnanga • Be studying full time.
• Submit a fully completed Ngāpuhi Scholarship Application Form including all requested information by the closing date. Incomplete applications will not be accepted • Have their application received by the Rūnanga, by the closing date
• Provide proof of course enrolment (year of scholarship application) provide academic transcripts of previous year’s grades (where applicable).
• Sign the application’s Agreement and Declaration forms.
• Provide a written statement that explains how their course of study will assist the Rūnanga with achieving their strategic goals
• Provide a written statement that explains to how they will contribute to their hapu, marae and whānau developm
What conditions are attached to acceptance of this award?
New Zealand courses of study must be New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) or equivalently approved. Overseas applications must meet comparable academic standards.
If you withdraw from your course prior to receiving funding, you must notify Te Rūnanga-Ā- Iwi-O-Ngāpuhi. Failure to do so, may result in future applications being declined.
How do students apply?
• All applications are considered in line with the relevance and alignment of the study programme to the Strategic Goals of the Rūnanga, with preference being given to applicants whose study and work includes:
• a demonstrable transfer of skills and/or learning to programmes directly beneficial to Ngāpuhi • areas of study that are highly desirable and beneficial to Ngāpuhi
• aspects of research and study that promote and encourage the sustainability and maintenance of whenua and moana • aspects of research and study that promote the growth and understanding of Ngāpuhi tikanga and reo
• Applicants’ prior academic coursework and results, where applicable, will also be taken into consideration
How and when do students learn of the decision?
What happens if your application is: Successful
• You will be notified in writing by 1 May, 2017
• Monies will be paid into your bank account by direct credit by 1 May 2017
• You may reapply in 2019, if you have not reached your maximum award allowance Unsuccessful
• You will be notified in writing by 1 May, 2017 • You may reapply in 2018
The applications will be considered by the Committee appointed by the Rūnanga Board, whose decisions will be final and binding. No correspondence will be entered into on these matters
History or background of award
Te Rūnanga-Ā-Iwi O Ngāpuhi Scholarships were established in 2003, to help contribute towards Ngāpuhi students realising their potential and fulfilling their dreams for academic success.
Ngāpuhi Scholarship selection and award disbursement are underpinned by strategic goals of the Rūnanga. These goals are:
• Communications and Identity
• Iwi Development • Governance
• Natural Resource Management
• Whānau Ora
• Support Services
• Economic Development
All Ngāpuhi, including scholarship applicants and their whānau are encouraged to attend local Takiwā meetings as these are important meeting places that encourage discussion and participation in all areas of significance to Ngāpuhi.
You are also warmly invited to attend Rūnanga Annual General Meeting. Information pertaining to these and other events is advertised on the Rūnanga’s website www.ngapuhi.iwi.nz
For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact
Te Runanga A Iwi O Ngapuhi
PO Box 263, Kaikohe 0440
0800 642 784
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 January 2018.