Applications for the 2019 TeachNZ Scholarship Programme have recently closed.
Information about the 2020 programme will be available soon.
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You will be able to apply online, or by post.
Note: Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in an approved teaching programme before applying for Kupe Scholarships. You can check all of the approved programmes by downloading the Scholarships Guide on our Scholarships home page.
If you're of Māori or Pacific descent and you can see yourself becoming an outstanding role model in early childhood, primary or secondary education, consider applying to become a Kupe Scholar. Only 30 can be chosen. Will you be among them?
Kupe Scholars strike out for far horizons and chart new territory on their quest to succeed. They embrace diversity and bring energy and enthusiasm to teaching. The bar is set high, but if you're among the select few chosen, you'll enjoy increased status and leadership potential with future employers.
Kupe Scholars receive:
Terms and conditions apply. Find out more about approved teaching qualifications.
You can learn more about scholarships by reading our Scholarships: Frequently Asked Questions page.
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