Maori Education Trust: Ti Maru Māori Trust Scholarships

Closing date: Applications must be received by 4.30 pm,Friday, 3 Paenga-whāwhā (April) 2020.
Value of Award: $5,000
No. of awards: Three.
Tenure: One Year.


This scholarship is administered by the Māori Education Trust for the Ti Maru Māori Trust.

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. 

Selection criteria:

  • Undergraduate applicants must: i.                be of New Zealand Māori descent; ii.               be enrolled at a New Zealand tertiary institute in 2019; iii.             be attending full-time study for the full year; iv.             meet the criteria for the scholarships applied for; v.               submit the application and supporting documentation on time.

General Information:

How do students apply?
Login to view your applications. Or If your new to this website please Register. 1. Incomplete or late applications will not be considered. 2. Additional information including missing or corrected information, must reach the MāorI Education Trust by the closing date. 3. The Māori Education Trust does not accept any responsibility for lost or delayed application packages caused by incorrect mailing instructions or delays in delivery. 4.You must advise the Māori Education Trust of any changes to your application. All changes must be advised in writing (email and post are acceptable). 5. Please do not staple your papers together; use a paper clip or place in a plastic sleeve.  

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
The Tī Maru Māori Trust was set up in 1967 as a perpetual charitable trust for the promotion and encouragement of the education of Māori.

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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