- Current students
- Under 25s
Kā Pūtea Scholarships are available to all registered Ngāi Tahu members studying towards an NZQA-recognised tertiary qualification or an international equivalent. The scholarships aim to support higher learning and help students connect with their Ngāi Tahutanga.
Kā Pūtea Scholarships are awarded based on applicants' academic achievements and their engagement with whānau, hapū, or iwi-related activities.
|Award value: $1,500 - 5,000||Number available: 58 Undergraduate awards & 24 Postgraduate scholarships|
|Provider: Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu|
kā Pūtea Scholarships are not available to first year students who are eligible for the Fees Free initiative.
Applications for 2023 are now closed
Open 6 February 2022 | Closes 7 April 2023
There are 58 Undergraduate Targeted Scholarships available for individuals studying a Certificate to level 7 and 24 Postgraduate Scholarships.
To be eligible, you must:
- be enrolled as a Māori student
- be a registered Ngāi Tahu member
- Prepared essay (no more than 1,000 words