The 2018 TeachNZ Kupe Scholarships closed on Monday 5 March 2018.
TeachNZ scholarships are subject to change each year, including the categories, types and numbers of scholarships available.
Please check the scholarships table on the TeachNZ website in September to receive updated information on scholarships available for 2019.
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If you're of Māori or Pasifika 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.
Note: Kupe Scholarship applicants must be enrolled in an approved teaching programme before applying.
More information on the recipients of the 2017 TeachNZ Kupe Scholarships can be found here.
Note: Kupe Scholarships replaced the Māori and Pasifika High Achievers Scholarships that were last available in 2014.
You can learn more about scholarships by reading our Scholarships: Frequently Asked Questions page.
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