In collaboration with our partners, we have established partnership scholarships as part of our ongoing relationships to achieve Whakatupuranga 2050. Partnership Scholarships have a core objective, - to support and promote ongoing educational opportunities to suitable Waikato-Tainui tribal members, with a focus on priority pathways.

The following partnership scholarships are available:

 • The Department of Conservation Scholarship is available to tribal members who are enrolled in degree or postgraduate study in Conservation, Environment, Marine, Heritage Planning and/or Archaeology.


The Waikato District Council Waikato River Scholarship is available to tribal members who are enrolled in degree or post-graduate qualifications majoring in Planning, Resource Management, Environmental Science and/or Engineering who can demonstrate their study’s alignment to the restoration and wellbeing of the Waikato River.


The Waikato-Tainui and NZTA Kaapuia Ngaa Kaakaho Scholarship is available to tribal members who are enrolled in undergraduate or postgraduate study in Planning, Engineering, Surveying, Environmental Science, Ecology and/or Archaeology.


The Waikato-Tainui and NZTA Heritage Protection Grant is available to tribal members completing tertiary study in archaeology at the University of Auckland or the University of Otago.


The Tainui Group Holdings Harbour Asset Management Grant is available to tribal members completing an Accounting, Finance and/or Economics undergraduate degree who can demonstrate their understanding of long-term intergenerational investments for iwi.


The Simpson Grierson Scholarship & Internship is available to undergraduate law students studying at the University of Waikato who can demonstrate their understanding of the importance of governance, asset management and/or public policy for iwi.

 

The NIWA Masters Scholarship is intended to support a student completing a Masters research project on Maatauranga Maaori relevant to developing treatment of agricultural drainage water using wood-chip bioreactors or filamentous algae nutrient scrubbers, and potential benefits to mahinga kai in downstream drainage ditches. Successful applicants would have an interest in Maatauranga Maaori related to environmental restoration, a commitment to contributing to tribal environmental initiatives and experience in freshwater ecology and mahinga kai. 

 

Open for applications now, closes Sunday 30th June 2019.

Download the form here.

For Waikato-Tainui members

Ensure that you are registered with Waikato-Tainui to access the application form.

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