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Whai Ake Maori Mentoring Scholarship - Mentors

Māia Māori Centre here at Unitec has 20 Mentor/Tuakana awards worth $1,000 each for undergraduate (second and third-year only) students. Become a part of the Unitec whānau, help out first-year Māori students, participate in cultural activities and get scholarship instalments each term to pay for whatever you need to make study possible.

Award value: $1,000 Number available: 20
Provider: Unitec Māia Centre
Contact: Jonyne Mariu-Komene jkomene@unitec.ac.nz

Unitec offers up to 20 scholarships on the Whai Ake Mentoring programme to second and third-year Māori students, who want to make a positive contribution to other Māori students here at Unitec.

If you are enrolled in a full-time, full-year Unitec programme you may be eligible for this scholarship which gives you $1,000 to help out your studies. Please read the Scholarship Regulations for full details.

Who can apply?

  • Aged between 18-25 years (this not a mandate but a guideline)
  • Be enrolled as a second or third-year student
  • Applied for enrolment in a full-time, full-year programme from semester 1, 2020
  • Be enrolled as a New Zealand Māori

Applications for the Whai Ake Mentoring programme scholarships are now open for 2019.

How to apply

Fill out the online application below, we'll then contact you to schedule an interview.

Apply Online

Need help or have more questions? Email the Whai ake i te Ara Tika Academic Co-ordinator Jonyne Mariu-Komene jkomene@unitec.ac.nz.

Still want more info? Find out more at Whai Ake Scholarship.