Maori Education Trust: Rose Hellaby Bursaries Scholarship

Closing date: 4.30 pm, Friday, 3 Paenga-whāwhā (April)2020
Value of Award: $1,000
No. of awards: 30
Tenure: Awarded Annually


Available to a full-time Māori undergraduate students studying to become qualified or employed in a profession or calling which includes scientific, mathematical or technical skills.  Priority will be given to students with academic merit and leadership  

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 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.Pleasedo 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
The Māori Education Trust scholarship programme comprises a range of scholarships for Māori secondary and tertiary students.

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:

Evelyn Newman
Maori Education Trust

PO Box 31213
New Zealand

Phone: (04) 586 7971


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