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Māori students

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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

Download Tū Kahika flyer

Information about Tū Kahika

Tel 64 3 479 4119

REACH Scholarship

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

Read more information about REACH here

Download your REACH Scholarships form here

Applications open:   6 May 2015
Applications close: 15 June 2015

Tel 64 3 470 3593

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