Pihirau Hauora Maori Scholarship, close 25 March

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The overall aim of the Pihirau Hauora Maori scholarship programme is to encourage more Maori into health and disability fields in areas where Maori are under represented as health professionals and over represented in terms of health needs.

It is the intention of Northland District Health Board and NorthTec, to offer scholarships to assist Maori, who whakapapa to Te Tai Tokerau hapu and iwi, to undertake and/or complete a course of study in the health and disability sector.

This is the first year that the Pihirau Hauora Maori scholarships are being available and will continue to be available for the next 4 years.

All applicants will meet the following selection criteria:

  • You will be of Maori decent and whakapapa to Te Tai Tokerau hapu and Iwi
  • Your course of study will be NZQA accredited or will be a University or Polytechnic course at the discretion of the selection panel
  • All Nursing papers must be Nursing Council of NZ approved
  • Your course of study will be relevant to the health & disability sector
  • You are intending to go on to further study in an ITP and enrolled for a full time programme of study

Applications must be received no later than 25 March 2010. Applications after the closing date will be considered for the next Scholarship dispersion

Please note: No consideration will be given for in-completed or late applications.

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