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Education Grants

Te Mātauranga
Assisting our members to realise their aspirations and to realise academic success.

Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa Trust is committed to assisting our members to realise their educational aspirations and realise academic success. Our education grants are guided by the Educational Grants policy and the key principles of the policy are:

  • Facilitating opportunities for Te Atiawa iwi members to be well educated and to participate in life-long learning;
  • Promoting and rewarding educational excellence;
  • Facilitating access to quality education and training opportunities; and
  • Fostering a commitment to contribute the knowledge and skills gained through education for the future benefit of Te Atiawa iwi.

All grants close at 5.00pm on 28 February 2018, ensure that you have all the required documentation attached prior to submitting the application form. Applications received after the close date will not be considered. Please refer to the attached application for further details.

Te Kotahitanga are offering four types of grants to our members:

  1. Postgraduate grant
  2. Undergraduate grant
  3. Tertiary grant
  4. Secondary school grant

To be eligible for a grant, the aplicant must satisfy the following criteria:

  • Be of Te Atiawa descent and a registered member of Te Kotahitanga o Te Atiawa Trust (if you would like to register please complete an online registration form here; the whakapapa committee only meets quarterly so we ask that you contact the office to find out when you may receive your confirmation of registration);
  • Be enrolled with a Government recognised tertiary institution or secondary school in New Zealand;
  • Submit a fully completed application including a personal statement and all required information by the closing date (incomplete or late applications will not be considered);
  • Provide proof of enrolment for year of the grant application and a transcript or report of the applicant’s grades for the previous year; and
  • Provide acceptable evidence of a bank account (See Studylink for list of acceptable evidence

NB: If originals are submitted they will be returned ONLY if a self-addressed envelope is included with the application.
a. Grants are open to full and part time students who meet the criteria.
b. Grants are open to applicants of all ages that meet the criteria.

If you have any questions please email or contact the office at 06 758 4685.

Education Grant Application Form

Click the button below to download our Education Grant Application Form