Tertiary Scholarships

Te Mana o Te Awa Tertiary Scholarship Applications

The aim of the Te Mana o Te Awa Tertiary Scholarships is to grow the collective expertise of Whanganui Iwi to contribute to and enhance the health and wellbeing of Te Awa Tupua and Whanganui Iwi.

Eligibility:

In addition to being descendants of Whanganui Iwi, applicants for this Scholarship are eligible if they are pursuing a recognised tertiary qualification in one or more of the following priority areas:

  • Environmental Sciences
  • Natural Resources
  • Environmental Law
  • Planning
  • Accounting
  • Business Management and Administration

Where scholarships are undersubscribed consideration may be given to applications outside of these priority areas that meet the criteria of the scholarship.

Criteria: applicant must outline:

  • Ability to demonstrate the applicant is an outstanding student and/or future leader.
  • Ability to demonstrate the applicant is committed to making a significant contribution to the health and well- being of Te Awa Tupua and Whanganui iwi.
  • Ability to demonstrate how the qualification and/or research will enable the applicant to contribute to the health and well-being of Te Awa Tupua and Whanganui iwi in the future.
  • Ability to describe the impact a Te Mana o Te Awa Tertiary Scholarship would have for the applicant, should the application be successful.
  • Verified copies of all requested information must be included.

Value: 

  • Undergraduate scholarships are worth up to $3,000
  • Postgraduate scholarships are worth up to $10,000

Click here to download the application form.

Applications for this round of the Te Mana o Te Awa Tertiary Scholarships will close on June 11, 2021 at 5pm.

For any questions, please contact:
Operations Manager Lou Tyson
louise@ngatangatatiaki.co.nz  

 

Previous Tertiary Scholarship Recipients

Watch the videos below to learn more about some of our scholarship recipients and how Te Mana o Te Awa has assisted them in their journey.

2018 Te Mana o Te Awa Tertiary Scholarship Recipient - Poipoia Te Taonga Poa
2018 Te Mana o Te Awa Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient - Meri Haami
2017 Te Mana o te Awa Postgraduate Scholarship Recipient - Jacob Robinson
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