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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

On Campus Experience  2016 (Māori students)

The On Campus Experience is now available in 2016.

On Campus Experience Scholarship, 8-11 May 2016
Closing date for applications: Friday 25 March 2016 (5.00pm)

On Campus Experience (OCE) is a fully funded scholarship that provides an amazing opportunity for senior secondary students (Y 13) of Mãori descent to sample living and learning at the University of Otago. Students will explore the Otago campus and the student city of Dunedin. They will have the opportunity to attend lectures in their areas of interest as well as meet academic staff and students. They will experience life in a residential college and meet the Mãori Centre staff that provides great support for Mãori students when they come to Otago.

Information about OCE and application form

Matt Matahaere
Tel 03 479  8074

Ngā Mahi-a-Ringa Pūtaiao Scholarships 2017 (details to be advised mid 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 2017.

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.

Kaitakawaenga Māori/Māori Liaison Officer
Tel 09 373 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. 

Download Tū Kahika flyer

Information about Tū Kahika

Tel 64 3 479 4119

REACH Scholarship: 1- 4 August 2016

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.
The programme will be delivered from 1-4 August 2016, students will be returning to their homes on the 4th.
Applications close 15 June 2016

Read more information about REACH here

Download your REACH Scholarships form here

Zoe Bristowe, Programme Manager
Tel 64 3 470 3593

Tihi Kõmata

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