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Unitec Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo Scholarship

The Unitec Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo Scholarships were established in 2019 to support and engage Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo graduates into tertiary studies at Unitec. The scholarship is designed to help cover education related costs and provide an opportunity to connect to various induction and mentoring opportunities, along with connecting recipients with Unitec’s Māori community.

Award value: $3,000 Number available: Varies
Provider: Unitec Institute of Technology
Contact: Email our Scholarships Team if you would like more information: or book an appointment with our Scholarship advisor.

Key Dates for 2022 Applications

Opening Date

20th July 2021

Closing Dates

Second round: 12th December 2021

First round: 19th September 2021

Eligibility criteria for Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo Scholarships

To be eligible for the Scholarship, an applicant must meet all of the following criteria:

  • New Zealand citizen or holder of a New Zealand Permanent Resident visa

  • Exited from Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo within the last year

  • Have submitted an application to Unitec to be admitted *full-time into a Certificate, Diploma or Degree Level programme (Level 3-8)

  • Must meet the entry criteria for their selected Unitec programme of study

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Learners need to show:

  • Motivation to succeed in their chosen course.

  • Community Engagement: commitment to benefiting or giving back to their local and/or Unitec communities.

  • Reference letter from your Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo.

  • Commitment to attending and participating in Unitec Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo events and initiatives.

Please read the Kura Kaupapa and Rumaki Reo Scholarship regulations for more details.