Waikato-Tainui offers a range of grants and scholarships that provide assistance and recognition to tribal members.

Please note, due to our charitable status only registered tribal members living in Aotearoa are eligible for grants and scholarships. For more information call 0800 TAINUI (within NZ) or email jackieh@tainui.co.nz Grants and scholarship opportunities available to registered tribal members include:

 

Doctoral Scholarships

Doctoral scholarships are available to assist tribal members pursuing postgraduate study at doctorate level. There are two types available:

  1. General scholarship – for tribal members undertaking doctoral studies at a recognised institution.
  2. Whakatupuranga 2050 scholarship – for tribal members undertaking doctoral studies or research that has a direct benefit or relevance to Waikato-Tainui.

Download a grant application form here or please email Grants Officer Jackie Haggie at jackieh@tainui.co.nz

Education Grants (Tertiary) – Applications closed

Tertiary education grants are available to tribal members pursuing higher education, whether it is at a university, technical institute, private training entity or waananga.

For more information, please contact Grants Officer Jackie Haggie at jackieh@tainui.co.nz or call 0800 TAINUI

Maatauranga Grants

Maatauranga grants seek to promote, preserve, advance and maintain Waikato-Tainui maatauranga. To be eligible for this grant you must be involved in initiatives or activities that promote tribal maatauranga, such as:

  1. Participation or representation at kaupapa Maaori events such as National Kapa Haka Competitions, Manu Koorero and other similar events
  2. Involved in the promotion, preservation and advancement of traditional Waikato-Tainui culture through tribal waananga

Initiatives or activities must benefit members of one or more Waikato-Tainui raupatu marae. Priority is given to initiatives and activities which are being held within the Waikato-Tainui rohe and/or have a Waikato-Tainui focus or kaupapa.

Download a grant application form here or email Grants Officer Jackie Haggie at jackieh@tainui.co.nz

Maatauranga Toi Grants

Maatauranga toi grants are available to assist tribal members wanting to participate in Maaori arts and crafts, music, drama or dance. Priority is given to initiatives and activities held within the Waikato-Tainui rohe and/or those that have a Waikato-Tainui focus or kaupapa.

Download a grant application form here or please email Grants Officer Jackie Haggie at jackieh@tainui.co.nz

Waikato-Tainui & NZTA Kaapuia Ngaa Kaakaho Scholarship – Applications close 31 July 2017

The Waikato-Tainui & NZTA Kaapuia Ngaa Kaakaho Scholarshipis are awarded annually to registered tribal members studying in disciplines that benefit both Waikato-Tainui and the NZTA. Discipline areas include, but are not limited to: planning, engineering, surveying, environmental sciences, ecology and archaeology. Four scholarships are available and are valued at $4000 each.

To submit an expression of interest (two pages max) , please contact Grants Officer Jackie Haggie at jackieh@tainui.co.nz or call 0800 TAINUI

Expressions of interests should outline why you would be a suitable candidate and also show academic achievement; contribution or intended contribution to your marae; community spirit; cultural awareness and connection to the Hamilton Section area of the Waikato Expressway; and, motivation to study.

Waikato-Tainui & NZTA Annual Scholarship – Applications closed

The Waikato Raupatu Lands Trust and the NZ Transport Agency have established annual scholarships for registered tribal members undertaking undergraduate or postgraduate archaeology study at either the University of Auckland or the University of Otago .

Click here to download a 2017 Waikato-Tainui & NZTA Scholarship Application Form

To get a grant application form sent to you, please contact Grants Officer Jackie Haggie at jackieh@tainui.co.nz or call 0800 TAINUI

Sir Robert Te Kotahi Aoraki Bound Scholarship – Applications closed

The Sir Robert Te Kotahi Mahuta Memorial-Aoraki Bound Scholarship gives an iwi member the opportunity to take part in Aoraki Bound – a cultural and personal development programme delivered by our Ngāi Tahu whaanau.

Aoraki Bound is a 20-day programme set amongst the backdrop of Te Waipounamu, starting in Anakiwa and ending at the base of Aoraki Maunga. Applicants must have a good level of fitness and demonstrate both academic diligence and contribution to iwi.

For more information, please contact Grants Officer Jackie Haggie at jackieh@tainui.co.nz or call 0800 TAINUI