Apr 18, 2021


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Maori ICT scholarships – applications now open

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Hei Rere Mai Scholarships


Regulations (PDF version)
Application form (Word version)

Closing date: 31/03/2012
Value of Award: $5,000 to $10,000
No. of awards: Up to 10
Tenure:1 year

These Scholarships were established in 2011 and are funded by Two Degrees Mobile Limited in association with the Hautaki Trust programme.

The main purpose of these Scholarships is to encourage and support Maori students who are studying degrees in the area of information and communication technology and who have an interest in the telecommunications industry.
Selection process:

  • Maori students who have enrolled and paid the fees, or arranged to pay the fees, for full-time enrolment at any level in a Bachelor of Business and Information Management, a Bachelor of Engineering or Bachelor of Engineering (Honours), a Bachelor of Science majoring in Computer Science or a conjoint involving any of these degrees.
  • The basis of selection will be academic merit, demonstrated financial need and intention to study in the field of information and communications technology.

General Information:

How do students apply?
Applications by way of a form (plus CV and letter) close with the Scholarships Office on 31 March in the year of the award.

Decision makers
The Scholarships will be awarded by the University of Auckland Council upon the recommendation of a Selection Committee comprising the Pro Vice Chancellor – Maori (or nominee), the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering (or nominee), either the Dean of the Faculty of Business and Economics (or nominee) or the Dean of Science (or nominee) and two representatives of Two Degrees Mobile Limited.

How and when do students learn of the decision?
Approximately six weeks after closing date by letter.

Additional Information

  • The Scholarships are tenable by Maori students who are citizens or permanent residents of New Zealand

For guidelines, application forms and more information about this award contact:

The Scholarship Office
The University of Auckland

Private Bag 92 019
New Zealand

Phone: (09) 373 7599 -Ext: 87494
Email: [email protected]

Regulations (PDF version)
Application form (Word version)

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