Apr 14, 2021


Maori News & Indigenous Views

Tuakana Contestable Fund, Auck Uni

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The purpose of the Tuakana Contestable Fund is to support Auckland University’sMaori and Pacific postgraduate students or potential postgraduate studentswho:

. Have been selected to present academic research papers at a national orinternational conference, wananga, symposium, fono or another related event;and have the support of their academic supervisor.

. Would like to attend their first conference, wananga, symposium, fono orother related event and will not be presenting papers (considered on a caseby case basis).

. Are potential postgraduate students in their final year of undergraduatestudy who wish to attend and/or present at conferences (considered on a caseby case basis).

. You will be expected to report on your event experience to the TuakanaNetwork.

Applicants will ideally be in their last year of undergraduate study or atany stage within their post graduate study.

Apply online here: https://www.forms.auckland.ac.nz/uoa/home

Applications must be received at least 30 days prior to the conference ordate of travel.

. Applications close on the 26th of every month (urgent applicationsreceived after this date will be considered on a case by case basis).

. Funds awarded can only be used for payment of conference registration,travel and accommodation (incidentals and food will not be covered by thisfund).

. Once applications are approved the applicant will book their ownregistration, accommodation, and travel after which they will submit taxinvoices to the Equity Office for payment.

For more information contact Geremy Hema, Te Rarawa, Ngati Paoa, Tuakana
Equity Adviser, (09) 3737599 Ext 84283, Mobile 021 941 749,

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