Planning for your future is a big step and here at Otago we are here to support you. Otago Māori students and their whānau have access to a wide range of support services, as well as scholarships and a dedicated School of Māori, Pacific and Indigenous Studies: Te Tumu.
Ngā Mahi-a-Ringa Pūtaiao Scholarships - January 2016
The University of Otago Schools’ Liaison Office, in conjunction with the Division of Sciences, offers a number of Ngā Mahi-a-Ringa Pūtaiao Scholarships to students of Māori descent, who will be entering Year 12 or 13, in 2016.
The Ngā Mahi-a-Ringa Pūtaiao (NMP) Scholarships provide a wonderful opportunity for secondary schools’ students of Māori descent, to participate in a week-long Hands-on Science programme. Applications must be received by Friday 25 September 2015 (5.00pm)
What are the Ngā Mahi-a-Ringa Pūtaiao Scholarships.
Download the forms and read the information about Ngā Mahi-a-Ringa Pūtaiao Scholarships here
Ashley Te Whare, Kaitakawaenga Māori/Māori Liaison Officer
Tel 64 3 373 9704
On Campus Experience 2016 (Māori students)
University of Otago On Campus Experience Scholarship (details available early 2016)
On Campus Experience (OCE) is a fully funded scholarship that provides an amazing opportunity for senior secondary students of Mãori descent to sample living and learning at the University of Otago.
Read all information about OCE
Ashley Te Whare Kaitakawaenga Māori/Māori Liaison Officer
Tel 64 3 373 9704
Tū Kahika: A Health Science Scholarship programme for Māori
The University of Otago’s Tū Kahika Scholarship is a two semester (from February to October) Health Sciences programme. Applications close: 15 August 2015
R.E.A.C.H (REACH): Realising Educational Aspirations for Careers in Health, is a scholarship for Year 13 Māori secondary students interested in a career in health.
Monday 13 - Thursday 16 July 2015
Applications open: 6 May 2015
Applications close: 15 June 2015
Tel 64 3 470 3593
- Read our Schools' Liaison Māori Newsletter, March 2013
- Read our Schools' Liaison Māori Newsletter, September 2014
Support for Māori students
- Māori Centre
- Māori Liaison Officers
- Māori Counsellors Kaiāwhina Māori (Academic Divisional Māori student support)
- Māori Library Resources and Information Services
- Te Roopū Māori/Māori Students’ Association
- Departmental Māori students groups and associations
Making my decision to study at Otago
Planning your course and choosing papers can be confusing, even if you know exactly what you want to study.Otago offers the best of both worlds: a supportive, social environment, plus we’re serious about academia!