Pasifika scholarships and awards

There are a number of scholarships and awards available at Massey University just for pasifika students.

Pasifika Doctoral Scholarships

For details see Pasifika Doctoral Scholarships.

Other scholarships

To view details about other scholarships available to pasifika students go to the scholarships and awards search, select Pacific Islander as the Ethnicity and click Submit.

Pasifika Excellence Awards

The Pasifika Excellence Awards recognise individual Pasifika students from Massey University who have excelled in their area of study. Awards are made in recognition of academic merit to students who possess a GPA of 7.0 and above. The Pasifika Excellence Awards are divided into 3 categories and are awarded by each college (across all 3 campuses) to the:

  • Highest achieving first year student;
  • Highest achieving continuing student;
  • Highest achieving postgraduate student (excluding doctoral students).

15 awards are available under this initiative. Recipients are recognised at the annual Celebrations to Honour Pasifika Graduates.

Pasifika Community Awards

The Pasifika Community Awards recognise individual Pasifika students who have displayed their commitment to the Pasifika Community. This includes participation in events and activities hosted by the Pasifika Directorate or other Pasifika staff at Massey University or voluntary work undertaken within the community. Students are nominated and chosen by Pasifika staff on each campus. They are proudly sponsored by Tongan community group, Fofo’anga Inc. Recipients are recognised at the annual Celebrations to Honour Pasifika Graduates.

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