Kahikatea scholarships are Māori Health Workforce Development Unit scholarship opportunities that support students transitioning from secondary school into tertiary health study at the University of Otago.
WHAI Physics scholarship – Support through JumpStart Physics and PHSI 191
The WHAI Physics scholarship is a scholarship run through the Māori Health Workforce Development Unit at the University of Otago. The scholarship supports Māori students to prepare for the PHSI 191 Biological Physics paper, as part of the Health Sciences First Year programme (HSFY). Designed to support Māori students interested in a career in health, the WHAI Physics Scholarship provides access to the JumpSTART Physics programme and continuous support through the PHSI 191 paper and HSFY .
Ngā Kōroi – Foundation Studies Certificate Health Sciences scholarship
The University of Otago Foundation Studies Certificate is a two-semester foundation course that allows students to achieve University Entrance, while giving them the confidence, academic skills, and knowledge to succeed in their studies at Otago.
Visit the Foundation Studies Certificate website for more information about the Health Sciences course.
Ngā Koroī is a University of Otago scholarship for Māori students studying the Foundation Studies Certificate Health Sciences course. Ngā Koroī scholarship recipients will receive guaranteed placement in a Residential College, financial assistance of up to $10,000 towards accommodation costs, and access to additional academic supports throughout their study in the Foundation Studies Certificate programme.
University of Otago Pathway | Te Huarahi Scholarship
Students enrolling in the Foundation Studies Certificate Health Sciences programme can also apply for the Pathway | Te Huarahi Scholarship, offered by the University of Otago Scholarships office. Ngā Koroī scholarship recipients are ineligible to receive the Pathway | Te Huarahi scholarship, so while applicants can apply for both, it is not possible to be awarded both scholarships.
Tū Kahika – not offered 2024
The Tū Kahika Scholarship Programme will not be offered for 2024