The Te Waka Whakarei Career Changer scholarship supports you to change your career and follow your passion for te reo Māori.
The scholarship is designed to assist you on your pathway to teaching
It provides financial assistance so the loss of income you experience while studying is not a barrier to obtaining a teaching qualification.
There are options for graduates and undergraduates.
If you are proficient in te reo and have a wealth of life experience this could be the scholarship for you.
As a Te Waka Whakarei Career Changer Scholar you gain access to:
To be eligible, you are required to:
Applicants who desire to teach in wharekura:
Applicants who desire to teach te reo in a secondary setting:
To find out more about approved teaching qualifications click here.
Fees and allowance payments are only paid upon meeting the requirements of a scholarship. To receive allowance payments you are required to be a full-time student (or have ‘limited full-time status’ from StudyLink) and pass all of your academic year.
Further terms and conditions apply.
You can apply online, or by post.
The third and final application round opens 3rd April 2020.
The notification date for the second application round is 12 March 2020.
Please be aware, that due to the limited availability of the Te Waka Whakarei Career Changer Scholarship (90) they may all be allocated before the third round.
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.
For more information and tips on applying click here.
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.