Māori & Pasifika

There is a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate scholarships and awards available to Māori and Pasifika students who are studying at EIT | Te Pūkenga.  Some of these are listed below.  We can help you with the completion, form-filling and posting out of all scholarship applications.

To talk to us directly, please make an appointment at the Service Desk in the Library.

You should keep the following in mind:

  1. Scholarships are available based on many characteristics and criteria including gender, the discipline you’re studying, and the institution you’re attending, so be sure to consider all your options.
  2. You must ensure that you include all necessary information with your application.
  3. In many cases you will need to support your application with copies of academic transcripts.
  4. Submit your application for scholarships before the close dates (include time for posting).
  5. You can apply for more than one scholarship.


Information & Learning Service Advisors
EIT | Te Pūkenga Twist Library

Email: twist@eit.ac.nz

The following sites offer information about specific scholarships, awards and grants for Māori and Pacific students:

Generosity Give Me (only available on campus)

Māori Education Trust


MPIA Scholarships


Pacific Health Scholarships

Teach NZ Scholarships

Le Va

Te Kupenga Te Toi o Ngā Rangi Scholarship

Te Ara o Tākitimu - Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) (Hawke's Bay)

Te Toka Scholarship - Māori and Pasifika Trades Training (MPTT) (Tairāwhiti, Gisborne)

Mounukuhia - HWNZ Hauora Māori Training Fund

Mouhapainga - Tūruki Māori Health Workforce Funding