Ko Tūwharetoa te Iwi

Grants & Scholarships

Education Grants

Approximately $200,000 is made available per annum to provide Education Grants.

To apply for an Education Grant applicants must be a:

  • Registered beneficiary of the Tūwharetoa Maori Trust Board

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Applicants are to be enrolled at and attending one of the following:

  • NZQA recognised tertiary establishment (eg: University, Polytechnic, Private Training Establishment, Wananga)
  • Secondary School and studying to attain NCEA levels
  • Kohanga Reo or Registered Early Childhood Education Centre


  • Have Special Needs (Disability or Impairment).

Education Grant Applications open: 1st March each year

Education Grant Applications close: 31st July in each year

Education Scholarships

Ten(10) Scholarships to the value of $1,000.00 are awarded each year to students studying at a Tertiary level. To be considered for a Scholarship applicants must have:

  • Completed one year of Tertiary Study
  • Achieved an A-average in their course of study for the previous year

Scholarship Applications open: 1st January each year

Scholarship Applications close: 31st March in each year

Click here for Education Grant aplications 2014

Scholarships 2013

The Tūwharetoa Māori Trust Board proudly supports the educational pursuits of our people. We would like to announce and congratulate the following Scholarship recipients for 2013:

  • Noelle Adams (Education)
  • Tashiana Borell (Communications)
  • Benjamin Hingston (Social Science)
  • Bri-Anne Johnson (Māori)
  • Candice Kameta (Performing Arts)
  • Ruth Pologa (Health)
  • Eleanor Reo (Social Work)
  • Grace Stone (Environmental Studies)
  • Jody Tonga (Forestry)
  • Zoe Warena (Mathematical Science)