Ngā Matarae Scholarship 2018
The Trustees of Ngā Mātarae Charitable Trust are pleased to offer the Ngā Mātarae Scholarship Programme. The Trust is a partnership between the Port of Tauranga and Tauranga Iwi with the primary purpose to promote the wellbeing of Te Awanui Tauranga Harbour.
Applicants intending to undertake study in a discipline that will benefit the wellbeing of the harbour and who are descendants of Tauranga Moana iwi (Ngāti Ranginui, Ngāi Te Rangi and Ngāti Pūkenga) are invited to apply.
An Applicant must be able to provide evidence of tribal affiliation with only Tauranga Iwi (either Ngāi Te Rangi, or Ngāti Ranganui, or Ngāti Pūkenga) and application eligibility requirements are outlined in the Application. An eligible application must include the completed Whakapapa Form showing the applicant’s primary line to show primary affiliations.
The scholarship is $1,500 per year with recipients eligible for continued entitlement up to 3 years. This continued support is conditional on the recipient’s performance during the year and confirmation of plans to continue with the qualifying education in subsequent years.
Applications close at midday on Wednesday 24 January 2018.