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Te Rau Puawai scholarship applications

Te Rau Puawai applications for the 2021 academic year now open.

The deadline for applications is Friday, 2 October 2020. Applications received after this date will not be considered.

Managing your application 

In order for your application to be processed as quickly as possible, please make sure your application is:

  1. You application is downloaded and saved to your computer. This will ensure that you are able to easily prepare the form and send-on for assessment and review
  2. Your application is completed in full prior to submission
  3. Your application is typed (handwritten applications will not be considered)
  4. Your application is attached as a word document ONLY and emailed ONLY to prior to or on the due date. (Late applications or alternative formats of the applications, such as PDF, will not be considered.)
  5. Your profile picture is attached on the second page of this application.

Te Rau Puawai Application 2021 Form (174 KB)

Email the completed form to

Te Rau Puawai Provision and Obligations

The scholarship provides:

  • Contribution to cover course fees which are paid directly to Massey University
  • Contribution to cover course-related travel costs via submission of a reimbursement form
  • Provision of an Academic Mentor
  • Individual learning and personal support
  • Assistance with course planning
  • An essay writing and study skills workshop
  • Access to Māori Community and Student Networks

Scholarship recipients must endeavour to:

  • Complete the courses undertaken via Massey University
  • Attend classes, contact workshops and exams
  • Attend Te Rau Puawai conferences and seminars
  • Maintain regular contact with the Te Rau Puawai Support Team
  • Focus studies and employment in the area of Māori Mental Health
  • Advise Te Rau Puawai Staff and Lecturers immediately of challenges that may affect your study progress

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