Maori Education Trust: Frances Irwin Hunt Art Scholarships

Closing date: 3 April 2020
Value of Award: $3,500
No. of awards: 6
Tenure: Awarded Annually


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.

Selection criteria:

  • Undergraduate applicants must: i. be of New Zealand Māori descent; ii. be enrolled at a New Zealand tertiary institute in 2020; 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?
1. Incomplete or late applications willnot be considered. 2. Additional  information including missing or corrected information, must reach the MāorI Education Trust by theclosing 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 Tr ust of any changes to your application. All changes must be advised inwriting (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
Māori Education Trust

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
Available to full-time Māori undergraduate students studying in the fields of performing or cultural arts which may include, but not be limited to: dance, music, art, theatre/film.  Priority will be given to students with academic merit and financial need  

Who else has information about this award?
  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:

Evelyn Newman
Maori Education Trust

PO Box 31213
New Zealand

Phone: (04) 586 7971


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