Scholarships and Awards


Maori Educatio Trust: RJ Graham Scholarships
Available to Year 12 and Year 13 Māori students with academic merit, studying Te Reo Māori and either Mathematics, Information Technology or Science.


Maori Education Trust - Secondary Scholarships
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.  


Maori Education Trust - Undergraduate Scholarships
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.  


Maori Education Trust: Eric Hall McCormick Scholarship
Available to a Māori student undertaking research at postgraduate level in a field which is of significant benefit to Māori. Priority will be given to a student attending the University of Auckland.


Maori Education Trust: Frances Irwin Hunt Art Scholarships
The purpose of the scholarship programme is to provide support for Māori students to pursue and achieve success in programmes of study and training.


Maori Education Trust: Nicholas Irwin Hunt Scholarships
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.  


Maori Education Trust: Pae Tawhiti Scholarship
These post-graduate research scholarships are offered to further progress Whakauae’s aims of developing Māori health research capacity and to support Māori students interested in pursuing a career in health research.


Maori Education Trust: Postgraduate Scholarships
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.  


Maori Education Trust: Queen Elizabeth II Postgraduate Fellowship
Available to a Māori or non-Māori graduate with excellent academic ability, who plans to research at postgraduate level, in a field that will benefit Māori. Applicants must provide a reference from their supervisor/s regarding their research.


Māori Education Trust: Regina Rudland Memorial Scholarship
Applicants must be of Ngāti Porou descent and undertaking study in the field of Agriculture or Apiculture at Level 3 or higher.  


Maori Education Trust: Rona Scholarship
Kaupapa: Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust was established to promote Māori education,training,and research. It achieves this by holding andmanaging the Trust Fund made available for these purposes. Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust exists to support and accelerate Māori social and economic development by providing strategic leadership in education,skills, and workforce development. It has  two strategic priorities: 1.higher levels of educational achievement amongst Māori; and 2. higher levels of workforce participation by Māori in key sectors of the economy. The second priority has a  focus on lifting the level of Māori participation in middle and senior management capability in a range of industries, including fisheries. The Trust is concerned to ensure the potential of the Post Treaty Settlement Era is maximised by leveraging capacity and capability building to support greater Māori control and involvement in decision making in Māori industry futures.  


Maori Education Trust: Rose Hellaby Bursaries Scholarship
The purpose of the scholarship programme is to provide support for Māori students to pursue and achieve success in programmes of study and training.  


Maori Education Trust: Rose Hellaby Postgraduate Scholarship
These prestigious scholarships are available to Māori students with a record of proven academic excellence, undertaking Masters or PhD postgraduate study in the fields of engineering, mathematics, science, technology or medicine. Study can be carried out in New Zealand or overseas.


Maori Education Trust: Roy Watling Mitchell Bursaries Scholarships
Available to first-year Māori undergraduate students who attended secondary school as a Year 13 student in 2017. Priority will be given to students with academic merit and financial need.


Maori Education Trust: Roy Watling Mitchell Prestigious Professions Scholarship
Available to a Māori graduate with a record of academic excellence. Applicants must provide a reference from their supervisor/s regarding their research.


Maori Education Trust: Sir Apirana Ngata Memorial Scholarship
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.  


Maori Education Trust: Sister Annie Henry - Postgraduate Scholarship
The purpose of the scholarship programme is to provide support for Māori students to pursue and achieve success in programmes of study and training.  


Maori Education Trust: Sister Annie Henry - Undergraduate Scholarship
The purpose of the scholarship programme is to provide support for Māori students to pursue and achieve success in programmes of study and training.


Maori Education Trust: Ti Maru Māori Trust Prestigious Scholarship
Available to Māori graduates with a record of academic excellence.


Maori Education Trust: VW & LM Rosier Scholarship
Available to Year 13 Māori students with academic merit, studying Mathematics and two Science subjects at NCEA Level 3 (or higher).


Maori Education Trust: Whanui Scholarship
Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust exists to support and accelerate Māori social and economic development by providing strategic leadership in education, skills, and workforce development. It has two strategic priorities: 1. higher levels of educational achievement amongst Māori; and 2. higher levels of workforce participation by Māori in key sectors of the economy. The second priority has a focus on lifting the level of Māori participation in middle and senior management capability in a range of industries, including fisheries. The Trust is concerned to ensure the potential of the Post Treaty Settlement Era is maximised by leveraging capacity and capability building to support greater Māori control and involvement in decision making in Māori industry futures.  


Maori Education Trust:Rangiriri and Whiwhi Matene Winiata Scholarships
Available to Māori graduates to enable them to complete postgraduate studies. Pre-requisite is completion of a Masters Degree.


Maori Education Trust:Rose Hellaby Secondary Scholarships
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.  


Maori: Education Trust: Ti Maru Maori Trust Secondary Boarding Scholarship
Available to Year 9 Māori students with demonstrated financial need, academic ability and aptitude, who wish to attend a secondary boarding school.


Maoru Education Trust: Ti Maru Māori Trust Undergraduate Scholarships
Available to full-time Māori undergraduate students enrolled in their final year of study at a recognised New Zealand tertiary institute. Priority will be given to students with academic merit.


Margaret Wilson Scholarship
The $3,000 Margaret Wilson Scholarship aims to support a female LLB, LLB (Hons), LLM or PhD student in law at the Auckland University of Technology or the University of Auckland who encompasses the objectives of the AWLA.  The successful applicant will be selected on the basis of scholastic ability, financial hardship, the nature of the applicant's intended study and/or research, the applicant’s current and future contribution to the New Zealand community, and the applicant’s involvement in and promotion of legal issues affecting women.   


Master of Educational Leadership Scholarships (by nomination)
These scholarships are offered to teachers and senior leaders from selected Auckland Secondary Schools to study the Master of Educational Leadership at AUT’s South Campus. Principals of the contributing schools may nominate one awardee only (a list of the fifteen contributing schools for study from 2017 forwards can be found in Appendix A of the regulations document).


Master of Science / Honours Fee Scholarship (School of Science)
The purpose of this scholarship is to support Masters of Science or Honours (Science) students who are about to start their postgraduate academic studies at AUT.


Masters Research Scholarship (Sylff)
The purpose of the Programme is to provide opportunity to study at any New Zealand university for graduate students who demonstrate leadership qualities or display high potential for future leadership in either public or private life.


Mavis Tuoro Scholarship
The scholarship is to encourage Māori scholarship in English or Te Reo Māori at AUT University within Te Ara Poutama.


Motu Wellbeing and Sustainability Maori Internship
The programme funded by this grant investigates the validity of wellbeing and sustainability indicators for New Zealand, including Maori perspectives on wellbeing and sustainability.


MPI UnderGraduate Scholarship in Quantitative Marine Biology
The Ministry of Primary Industries wishes to support the study of mathematics/statistics and marine biology at the undergraduate level.


Mr M and Mrs T Olechnowicz Scholarship
Open to students of Polish birth or who have at least one direct ancestor who was born in Poland