Scholarships are a great way to help reduce your study costs

Completing your scholarship application

Need help completing your scholarship application? Read the Scholarship Guidelines [PDF, 54 KB].


Scholarships for Māori learners

Te Puna Manaaki (Māori learner Support Services) are avaliable to assist you with your scholarship application. Our experienced staff offer one-to-one advice and support sessions, tutorials, study wānanga, and a range of workshops to help you achieve your study goals. We are located within Te Toki Pakohe, our space includes whānau rooms with computer facilities, study areas, kitchen facilities, and space to meet with peers or tuākana. 

Contact us to discuss your plans for 2021. 

Partnership Scholarships

Kono Ahumahi Scholarship

Thinking of a career in the primary industries? The Kono Ahumahi scholarship is a partnership between Wakatū Incorporation and Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT).

The scholarship is aimed at those studying or thinking of studying at NMIT for a career in the aquaculture, horticulture, viticulture and food sectors, or supporting industries such as engineering, automotive engineering, and logistics.

The scholarship covers two-thirds of the student’s annual NMIT fees, up to a maximum of three years. The successful applicant will also be supported through mentoring.

To be eligible, you must be of Māori descent and planning full-time study at NMIT. Priority will be given to applicants with a whakapapa connection to Wakatū Incorporation.

For further information and application forms, contact Hoani Takao.

Local School Leavers

Youth Guarantee

The Youth Guarantee initiative is open to 16-19 year olds and provides them with free access to select vocationally focused programmes.


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