Career Changer Māori Medium Scholarships

The 2018 TeachNZ Career Changer Scholarships are now closed.

The 2018 Career Changer Māori Medium Scholarships closed on Monday 9 October 2017.

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.

If you're thinking of applying, we can also offer you some helpful advice before you complete your application. Click here to find out more.

Note: You do not need to be enrolled in an approved teaching programme when applying for a TeachNZ scholarship.

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The information below applies to the 2018 TeachNZ Career Changer Scholarships.

Career Changer Māori Medium Scholarships are for people wanting to teach in bilingual and total immersion classes in primary schools.

They provide financial assistance so the loss of income you experience while studying is not a barrier to obtaining a teaching qualification.

These scholarships are also available for people who are not qualified teachers but are currently working in a school either teaching te reo Māori; as a specialist Māori language teacher such as a kaiārahi reo teacher; or who have Limited Authority to Teach in a Māori-medium school.

These scholarships are for people enrolling into their first year of an approved Māori-medium teacher education qualification commencing at the start of the 2018 academic year.

Need help?

You can learn more about scholarships by reading our Scholarships: Frequently Asked Questions page.

Remember, we're here to help. If you have any questions, you can email us on or call us during business hours on 0800 165 225.

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