Maori Education Trust: Queen Elizabeth II Postgraduate Fellowship

Closing date: The postgraduate scholarship round closes 4.30pm Friday 3 April 2020
Value of Award: $5,000
No. of awards: One
Tenure: One Year


This scholarship was created from the Queen Elizabeth II Postgraduate Fellowship of New Zealand Act 1963. Up until around 1995 it was administered by the Māori Trust Office, but was handed over to the Māori Education Trust due to reforms made to the Māori Trustee Act.

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.

Selection criteria:

  • * Open to Māori or Non-Māori graduates * meet the criteria for the scholarships applied for; * submit the application and supporting documentation on time.

General Information:

How do students apply?
Incomplete applications will be declined. You must advise the Māori Education Trust of any changes to your application. All changes must be advised in writing (email, fax and post are acceptable) All supporting documentation must be submitted. Please submit your application and supporting documentation to: MAIL Māori Education Trust P O Box 31213 LOWER HUTT 5040 COURIER Māori Education Trust Level 165 Waterloo Road LOWER HUTT 5010 EMAIL

Decision makers
Selection panels are made up of external subject experts and representatives of bequest whanau and Trusts.

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.  

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.  

Additional information

Who else has information about this award?
Applications are available to download from the Māori Education Trust (MET) website.  Alternatively, call, text, email the office and an application form will be sent to you.     Feel free to contact the office for further information.   Postal Address:    PO Box 31213, Lower Hutt 5040 Phone:                     (04) 586 7971 Mobile:                    (027) 262 8046 Email:              Website:     

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

Maori Education Trust

PO Box 31213

Phone: (04) 586 7971


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