The Trust Board is strongly committed to supporting the learning and educational achievements of our people. We value education as a critical tool in our on-going tribal development. Our education grants and scholarships provide support to our whānau to unlock their individual potential and grow our leaders of tomorrow.

The Trust Board acknowledges the financial support received from Ngāti Tūwharetoa Fisheries and the Tūwharetoa Settlement Trust which enables us to provide more support to our people engaging in education.

Education Grants

You must be registered with the Trust Board before applying for an education grant.

You may apply for an Education Grant if you/your child:

  • Is enrolled at an Early Childhood Education centre or Kohanga Reo
  • Is a Secondary School student and enrolled in any NCEA subject
  • Is attending a Tertiary Institute - University, Wānanga, Polytechnic or Apprenticeship
  • Has Special Needs and is attending school or participating in vocational training

Applicants must provide:

  • Confirmation of enrolment, fees and course information from the education provider.
  • Previous year's academic results.
  • A verified bank deposit slip or statement.
Education Grants open 1 February 2018 and close 31 May 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.
Please do not submit applications unless all fields are completed and all information is attached. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
The Trust Board is not responsible for applications lost in the post.

Early Childhood Education Grant

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Secondary School NCEA Education Grant

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Tertiary Education Grant

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Special Needs Education Grant

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Education Scholarships

You must be registered with the Trust Board before applying for an education scholarship.

You may apply for a scholarship if you are studying an NZQA aproved course of study at a University, Whare Wānanga, Poytchnic, Technical Institute, Community College or an Apprenticeship Training Provider.

Successful applicants will be selected based on academic performance and the calibre of their application.

Each scholarship category supports a Pou of our Ngā Ara Matua Strategy (for more information please click here). Successful applicants will be selected based on the alignment of their study to one of our Pou. The scholarship categories are:

1. Te Reo me ona Tikanga
2. Education
3. Environmental
4. Health
5. Technology & Innovation
6. Commerce
7. Business & Law

Applicants must provide:

  • Confirmation of enrolment, fees and course information from the tertiary institute.
  • Previous year's academic results.
  • A verified bank deposit slip or statement.

Education Scholarships open 01 February 2018 and close 31 May 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.
Please do not submit applications unless all fields are completed and all information is attached. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.
The Trust Board is not responsible for applications lost in the post.