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.
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:
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:
Click here to download the application form.
Applications for this round of the Te Mana o Te Awa Tertiary Scholarships will close on October 31, 2021 at 5pm.
For any questions, please contact:
Ngā Tāngata Tiaki o Whanganui has entered into a special relationship agreement with Te Herenga Waka Victoria University to support its students who whakapapa to Whanganui iwi to receive support towards their study fees.
If you are a descendant of Whanganui Iwi and you are pursuing a recognised tertiary qualification at Victoria University then you are eligible to apply for the following:
To apply, please download the Te Mana o Te Awa Scholarship Application above. Those who attend or wish to attend Victoria University will be considered for support from this special pool of funding supported by Ngā Tāngata Tiaki and Victoria University.
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.