Maori Education Trust: Rangiriri and Mātene Te Whiwhi Winiata Scholarship

Closing date: Applications must be received by 4.30 pm, Friday, 3 Paenga-whāwhā (April) 2020.
Value of Award: $7,500
No. of awards: Six
Tenure: 1 year

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In 1971 Ruth Kahureremoa Winiata bequeathed funds to the Māori Education Foundation for the establishment of a scholarship in memory of her mother and father.

Available to Māori graduates to enable them to complete postgraduate studies. Pre-requisite is completion of a Masters Degree.

Selection criteria:

  • * Must be of New Zealand Māori descent * You must attach a copy of your Masters Degree or another form of evidence that shows you have completed your Masters Degree.

General Information:

How do students apply?
1. Tertiary students are encouraged to submit an online application at 2. Incomplete applications will be declined 3. 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) 4. All supporting documentation must be submitted. Hardcopy of the Application form can be downloaded from the website link provided below.
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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
Successful applicants will be required to provide hard-copy evidence of their enrolment at their Secondary School or Tertiary Institution, before final payments of grants are made.

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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