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Panui Hapori / Community Notices

Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated acknowledges education as an important key to personal, whānau, hapū and iwi development.

 Each year the iwi offers two types of scholarships as follows:

1.       General Scholarship ($500)

Ngāti Kahungunu students who are currently enrolled at a tertiary institution as a full time tauira in the third to final year of completing a degree or doing post graduate study.

2.       Research Scholarship (5,000)

Three Research Scholarships are offered to full-time Ngāti Kahungunu tertiary post-graduate students undertaking research.

Priority will be given to students undertaking research projects within one of the following areas of strategic interest to Ngati Kahungunu:

·       Te Reo/Tikanga, 

·       Fisheries and Resource Management / Environmental Science,

·       Health & Wellbeing or

·       Information and Communication Technology

All students must be of Ngāti Kahungunu descent and be registered with Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated. You will be required to give your iwi number as proof
Joint Partnerships
·       From time to time Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated will offer joint-Scholarships with our strategic partners, thereby allowing us to increase the available amount of scholarship funding. 

·       Since 2016 Ngāti Kahungunu Iwi Incorporated and Victoria University of Wellington have offered joint-scholarships to Kahungunu students studying at Victoria University of Wellington who meet the criteria. On the 5thDecember 2017 we formalised our relationship and commitment to work cooperatively to support the participation and success of Ngāti Kahungunu students and to explore scholarships initiatives to financially support Ngāti Kahungunu students at Victoria University.  

·       For this purpose a joint  funding pool of up to $20,000 will be available to support Ngāti Kahungunu students studying at Victoria University of Wellington funded equally by both partners.

 How to apply?
Apply online -
Online applications are preferred, If you require a
 The 2018 Scholarship closes 10th May @ 4pm.