Scholarship Opportunities

TeachNZ offers a range of scholarships.

For 2017, scholarships are available for people who are proficient in te reo Māori, those who have experience working with Māori or Pasifika communities or those of Māori or Pasifika descent. 

Application dates and criteria differ for each scholarship type. You can sign up to be notified via email when application information becomes available on the relevant scholarship page.

TeachNZ scholarships are subject to change each year, including the categories, types, and numbers of scholarships available. Please also check the scholarships table on the TeachNZ website in to receive updated information on scholarships available for 2017.

You can also click the links for the scholarships listed below.

2017 Scholarships: open

2017 Science, Technology and Maths (STM) Secondary Scholarship

For those who want to train to become a secondary teacher in the sciences, technology or maths that could lead to a new, exciting and challenging STM career. Click here to find out more.

2017 TeachNZ Kupe Scholarships for Māori and Pasifika High Achievers

For those of Māori or Pasifika descent with potential to become an outstanding role model in early childhood, primary or secondary education. Click here to find out more.

2017 Ngā Karahipi Paetahi (Graduate Scholarships)

For graduates who are proficient or fluent in te reo Māori and who want to teach at secondary level. Click here to find out more. 

2017 Scholarships: closed

The 2017 Scholarships shown below are currently closed. See our scholarships table to find out when these scholarships will be open for applications.

2017 Ngā Karahipi Whakarere Kura, Paetahi hoki (School Leavers and Undergraduate Scholarships)

For school leavers and undergraduates who are proficient in te reo Māori and who want to study to teach at primary or secondary level. Click here to find out more.

2017 TeachNZ Early Childhood Education Scholarships 

There were two types of Early Childhood Education Scholarships:

Click here to find out more.


2017 Ngā Karahipi Panoni Mahi (Career Changer scholarships)

For career changers who are proficient in te reo Māori and who want to study to teach at primary or secondary level. Click here to find out more.

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