External Scholarships


A number of external scholarships and cadetships are currently available to Māori students and job seekers, including those below. For eligibility, criteria and closing dates, click through to the external websites.





Aquaculture NZ Aquaculture Jobs and Career Opportunities Internship/Cadetship
Huia Publishers Māori Literature Trust Training support
Kia Ora Hauora Supporting Māori into Health Scholarship
MacDiarmid Institute Piki Ake Award - Step It Up Award Scholarship
MacDiarmid Institute Te Kainga Rua Award - Second Chance Learner Award Scholarship
MacDiarmid Institute Te Taumata Award - High Achiever Award Scholarship
MacDiarmid Institute Te Mātauranga Pūtaiao Award - High Achiever in Māori Science Award Scholarship
Marlborough Lines Tertiary Scholarship for Māori Scholarship
Ministry for Primary Industries Ngā Karahipi Uru Rākau - Forestry Scholarship Scholarship
Ministry of Education Te Aho Ngārahu Investment Fund Grant
National Library of New Zealand Jack Ilott Oral History Education Operating Fund Grant


Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō Scholarship Scholarship
Pegasus Health (Charitable) Ltd Pegasus Workforce Development Scholarship Scholarship
Te Puni Kōkiri Cadetship Initiative Fund Internship/Cadetship
Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust Tonganui Scholarship Scholarship
Te Pūtea Whakatupu Trust Pou Herenga Tangata Award Award/Funding
TeachNZ Te Waka Whakarei Career Changer Scholarship Scholarship
TeachNZ Te Huawhiti Career Changer Scholarship Scholarship
TeachNZ Te Huarau Scholarship Scholarship
TeachNZ Kupe Scholarship Scholarship
Te Whatu Ora Career Development Scholarship Fund  Scholarship
Toitū Kaupapa Māori Mātauranga – the Māori Education Trust Toitū Kaupapa Māori Mātauranga administers a range of scholarships available to Māori students studying at secondary, under-graduate and post-graduate levels.  Scholarship(s)
TupuToa Internships and Māori Cadetship Internship/Cadetship
Westpac NZ Te Waiu o Aotearoa Trust Scholarship Scholarship