Our scholarships support you on your journey towards being a great teacher. We can cover the cost of your course fees and pay you an allowance throughout the duration of your study.
The 2020 programme is open to more people.
If you are planning on enrolling, or are already enrolled on, an approved ITE programme - you are eligible for one of our five scholarships.
Whether you are a graduate or undergraduate, a school leaver or a career changer, have the passion to teach early learning, primary, secondary or in immersion settings; there are great choices available for you.
The table below outlines the scholarships available this year – they cover early learning, primary, secondary and immersion settings. Find out more information about the scholarships by following the links to the left of the page.
*Please note Te Waka Whakarei and Te Tipu Whakarito support all sectors from early learning to secondary.
You can apply online, or by post.
There are two more application rounds to ensure you get the greatest opportunity to apply.
Applications for round two open 6th December 2019.
We hold cultural competencies, passion and life experience in the same regard as your academic history. Our application form is designed to let you show this off!
You can apply for multiple scholarships, but can only be granted one. Part-time options are available.
Applications are awarded by an independent panel after each application round. As well as judging an application on its merit the panel also consider how an application aligns with the aims of the scholarship programme.
For more information and tips on applying click here.
The scholarship programme has three roles in contributing to equity and excellent outcomes:
We are dedicated to supporting to the revitalization of Te Reo and rewarding our Māori and Pacific leaders of tomorrow.
If you are currently a recipient of one of our scholarships you can click here to find out more information about payment applications, bonding and assistance in finding employment.
Remember, we're here to help. If you have any questions, you can email us on firstname.lastname@example.org or call us during business hours on 0800 165 225.
You can also learn more about our scholarships by watching the videos and exploring the links on the left of this page.